LOOK: Sorsogon folk dancers groove their way to Guinness record books

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Posted at Nov 01 2019 02:10 AM | Updated as of Nov 01 2019 02:33 AM

MANILA—Sorsogon set a Guinness World Record for the "largest Filipino folk dance" on Thursday, during the conclusion of the 2019 Kasanggayahan Festival.

According to the Department of Tourism, 7,127 dancers from the province took part in the performance to bag the first Guinness Record for such category.

Courtesy of the Department of Tourism-Philippines FB page.

Courtesy of the Department of Tourism-Philippines FB page.

Courtesy of the Department of Tourism-Philippines FB page.

Gov. Chiz Escudero and spouse-actress Heart Evangelista led the traditional Bicolano dance of love and courtship concluding the Kasanggayahan, an annual month-long commemoration of Sorsogon as a province.