Largest erhu ensemble
Who
Xuzhou Head Labour Union
What
1490 people
Where
China (Jiangsu)
When
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.