Largest Zeybek Dance
Who
Aydinlilar
What
702 people
Where
Turkey Ankara
When
The largest zeybek dance involved 702 participants and was achieved by Aydinlilar (The Aydin Association of Education, Culture and Solidarity, Turkey) in Ankara, Turkey, on 17 April 2011. The participants were arranged in 6 large circles consisting of five smaller circles within each one. Three of the circles consisted entirely of males and the other three circles consisted entirely of females. The male participants wore white shirts, black trousers and the traditional Yaglik (napkin handkerchief) and the females wore the traditional needle lace scarf. The dance lasted for 6 minutes and 3 seconds in total.