Christmas World Records
1. David Richards and Dzhanean celebrate his record. Their home was in the Guinness World Records as the house with the greatest number of Christmas lanterns. His house, located in Forrest ACT, Australia, the couple adorned 331 038 lanterns on Christmas Eve. David Richards, a lawyer and barrister father of three children, worked on the decoration of the house for four years. Over the past year the number of lanterns doubled. David does not want to share information about how much it cost him home decoration, but all the money he receives from those who admire the illuminated guests, it sends a charitable organization dedicated to helping sick children, which helped his own family in 2002, when they experienced a difficult period. 2. The most expensive Christmas tree decorated. The most expensive Christmas tree decorated with a set December 7, 2002 at the club Tsunamachi Misui Club, Minato-ku, Japan, by Piaget Japan. Unusual Christmas tree was decorated with 83 jewels, the total value of $ 1.357785 billion yen, equivalent chtov is 16 million U.S. dollars or 10.4 million euros. 3. The biggest floating Christmas tree. The highest Christmas tree floating reached 85 meters in height. It was installed in the Rodrigo de Freitas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on the eve of Christmas 2007. Sponsor install a Christmas tree made by Bradesco Seguros e Previdencia. 4. The biggest Christmas star was 31.59 meters in height, it established a company Apple A Day Properties (India) and Kochi, Kerala, December 31, 2009. 5. The biggest Christmas stocking for gifts reached 32.56 meters long and 14.97 meters in width (from toe to heel). His company has created a children's rights Children's Society in London, UK, December 14, 2007. 6. The largest Santa Claus height of 15.6 meters, 11 meters wide and 4 feet thick stood at the entrance to the supermarket Tanglin Mall, Singapore, November 10, 1996 to January 3, 1997. His weight reached two and a half tons of material to create a giant metal and plastic served. 7. The biggest Christmas calendar, which reaches 71 meters in height and 23 meters wide, was placed at the railway station St. Pancras, London, United Kingdom, after upgrading the station in December 2007. 8. The fastest of Santa Claus. Winner of the traditional lap of Santa Claus, overcame the distance in two hours, 55 minutes and 50 seconds. Winner's name is Paul Simons, a Londoner, and he set the record April 26, 2009. 9. The largest collection of souvenirs from Santa Claus, the owner of which is Canadian, Jean-Guy Laqueur. He began to collect its treasure in 1988, and November 30, 2010 Canadian is the proud owner of 25 104 different items with the image of Santa Claus. His collection includes 2360 Christmas figurines, Christmas cards and 2846 cards from 33 countries, 1312 and 241 decorative napkins icon. 10. The oldest in the world Christmas tree. Each year, Janet Parker of Chippenham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, decorates his Christmas tree, which in 1886 bought her great-grandmother of 30 centimeters a tree in a pot decorated with painted figures of cherubim, and the Virgin Mary. 11. Most lanterns were lit on the Christmas tree at the same time in Cologne Cathedral, Cologne, Germany, December 22, 2006. number of bulbs was 150 000. 12. American Erin Lavoie became the record holder for the cutting of Christmas trees. December 19, 2008 goduavo the competition, the company spent kotoarya »Guinness World Records» (Guinness World Records) In Germany, it has shown the result of 27 Christmas trees in 2 minutes 13. The world's largest gathering of Santa Claus. December 9th, 2009 at Guildhall Square area in the Northern Ireland city of Derry gathered together 13 000 Santa Clauses. 14. The largest group of perpetrators Christmas carols consisted of 7514 participants. They were at Bob Jones University in South Carolina, United States of America, December 3, 2004. 15. In some Western countries have followed the Christmas tradition - take two crackers (biscuits slice) within which baked a sheet of paper with the name of the gift and everyone pulled over. Anyone who has got more than half the cracker gets the gift. Most participants in these events by "pulling a cracker" gathered at the headquarters of Vodafone in Newbury, Belkshir, December 1, 2011. The number of participants has reached 566 people. 16. Another Christmas custom is a game of Secret Santa - Christmas gift exchange ceremony anonymous group of people. As we approach Christmas folded piece of paper with names written on them the participants are placed in a hat, and every one of them pulls the name of the person to whom he will buy a gift. By submitting your name to participate in the ceremony, the party may also specify a short list of desirable gifts to choose from which can be a donor. The largest game of Secret Santa participants included 1270 and was organized by Boots at its headquarters in Nottingham, UK, December 18, 2008. 17. The largest gathering of people dressed as a Christmas turkey has occurred during the forty-fourth annual ceremony of 44th Annual Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot in Dallas, Texas, November 24, 2011. The number of participants was 661. 18. Legendary «The Beatles» are the most frequent winners of the Christmas charts. Their songs took first place December 12, 1963 (the song «I Wanna Hold Your Hand»), December 10, 1964 (the song «I Feel Fine»), December 16, 1965 (the song «Day Tripper / We Can Work it Out») and December 6, 1967 (the song «Hello Goodbye»). 19. First place in the Christmas charts for three consecutive years also occupied The Spice Girls: they became the winners in 1996 (the song "2 Become 1") in 1997 (the song «Too Much») and in 1998 (the song «Goodbye»). 20. The best-selling Christmas single was «White Christmas» Bing Crosby. She first performed in 1942 and since then has sold 100 million records.