Bandana sets a new Guinness World Record on ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’
A Nepali teenager, Bandana Nepal (18) has set a new Guinness World Record on ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’ by dancing continuously for 126 hours (over 5 days). She received the official confirmation from the Guinness Records on 3rd May 2019. Bandana set the record by doing a solo dance on Nepali music for 126 hours in the hall of Big Foodland restaurant in Kathmandu on November 23, 2018. Hails from Dhankuta district in eastern Nepal, she also owns a youth organisation named Bandana Nepal Foundation. The organization works for uplift of poor women in Nepal. Bandana beat the record set by a Kerala-based woman named Kalamandalam Hemalatha in 2011. Known as ‘the Dancing Queen of Kerala’, Hemalatha performed the Mohiniattam, a classical dance form continuously for 123 hours and 15 minutes.