Sky lights up in record attempt

Last updated 00:00 26/05/2013
Guinness Book of World Records attempt
Reuters
LIGHT UP: Thousands gather in central Philippines to release sky lanterns to beat a Guinness Book of World Records title.

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Thousands gathered in central Philippines to release sky lanterns to beat the Guinness Book of World Records title for the largest number of sky lanterns flown simultaneously.

Guinness Book of World Records official representative Seyda Subasi-Gemici said that Philippines got the title for the most number of sky lanterns flown simultaneously with 15,185 lighted lanterns beating Romania at 12,740.

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