Eighteen-year-old Bandana Nepal set a Guinness world record for dancing for continuous 126 hours. Bandana started her performance on November 23, 2018 in hall of Big Foodland restaurant in Kathmandu. The event management officials told a Nepali daily that she performed, with a strong determination to set the record, till November 28. On Friday she confirmed about the record to PTI
On Saturday, at a function held in his official residence in the capital city, Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli honoured the dancing sensation for setting the world record. Bandana made the record in the ‘Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual’ category, breaking the previous one held by an Indian dancer. In 2011, Kalamandalam Hemlatha had received this Guinness record for dancing continuously for 123 hours and 15 minutes.
Bandana’s father Ram Nepal said that his daughter’s performance should inspire many other Nepali citizens, especially girls and women, to dream big in life.
“In our generation, it was difficult for women to even dance or smile publicly, but now the time has changed. I feel so proud of my granddaughter that she has been able to keep her name globally,” the teen’s grandmother told a Nepali daily.