Cuba tries for salsa Guinness world record

On November 25, Cuba will attempt to set a new Guinness world record for the biggest “rueda de salsa” (circle of salsa dancers) as part of the celebrations marking the tenth anniversary of “Baila en Cuba,” an annual international meeting of salsa dancers and dance schools that takes place in Havana every year.

Dancers at Havana's Tropicana.

Salsa dancers at Havana's Tropicana. Image by jennicatpink / CC BY-SA 2.0

The event will take place at Havan’s club Salon Rosado de La Tropical, and will involve more than 1,000 couples, who will be dancing in unison for 15 minutes to four salsa themes by famous Cuban artists. The record is currently held by Greece, where 1,102 people danced for 7:16 minutes in 2014. Read more: laht.com

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