'Mass Records'

Largest Stadium

Posted by admin 25 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Largest Stadium

The World Record of the ‘largest stadium in the world’ has been achieved by the Rungnado May Day Stadium from Pyongyang, North Korea.

The total capacity of the May Day Stadium is 150,000 people. It is a multi-purpose stadium and stages sporting events in the disciplines of Football, Athletics and various other Mass Games. It also hosts shows, parades and the festival of Arirang which involves Mass Gymnastics and Mass Artistic Records. The stadium was built in 1989 and is owned by the Government of North Korea. The total area of the stadium is 207,000 sq. meters. The main tenants of the stadium are the National Men’s and Women’s Football teams of North Korea.

Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

Posted by admin 27 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

The World record of ‘largest religious gathering of people at a single location’ has been achieved by Kumbh Mela of Allahabad Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Kumbh Mela held in Allahabad from 14th Jan 2013; to 10th Mar 2013; holds the record for the Worlld’s Largest Religious gathering. The number of people attending the Kumbh Mela in the year 2013 is more than 80 million. Kumbh Mela is a festival involving mass Hindu pilgrimage. It is held every third year in four different cities in India namely Ujjain, Nashik, Allahabad and Haridwar on a rotational basis. Thus, each of the above mentioned cities gets a chance to host the Kumbh Mela every twelve years. The Kumbh Mela of year 2013 is being held in Allahabad (Prayag) at the confluence of Ganges, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati rivers. All the pilgrims who visit the Kumbh Mela take a holy dip in the confluence. The largest single gathering on one day was registered on 10th Feb. 2013 when a reported 30 million people were present on the banks of the confluence.