Largest erhu ensemble
Xuzhou Head Labour Union
1490 people
China Mainland (Jiangsu)
The largest erhu ensemble consisted of 1,490 musicians and was organised on the occasion of the First Xuzhou-China International Huqin festival at Xuzhou Stadium, Jiangsu, China, on 17 October 2004. The 15 bands participating played “Walking in the Light”, “Two Moon-reflecting Springs”, "Little Floral Drum” and “Horse Racing” for a total of 8 min 53 sec. The event was staged to promote traditional culture and the development of the erhu, which is a traditional Chinese stringed instrument.