The Yianis Christodoulou Foundation plans to set a new Guinness World Records title for the longest alternating chain of people clasping wrists, in an event that will take place in Cyprus on June 25.

According to a press release, the event is organised on the initiative of the Yianis Christodoulou Foundation, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, with the aim of breaking the Guinness World Records title in Cyprus with the creation of the “Longest Alternating Chain of People Clasping Wrists” promoting the values of teamwork, collaboration, and unity.

It is added that the event will take place on June 25 at 17:00 local time at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia. All children over the age of eight and their parents who can hold wrists for at least one minute are eligible to participate and attempt to break the previous record title.

It is noted that at the end of the event, a concert with Greek singer Konstantinos Argiros will take place.

The Yianis Christodoulou Foundation invites you to take part in the Guinness World Record for the Largest Interchanging Chain of People Holding Their Wrists!
The event will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at GSP Stadium (Middle Arena) at 17:00.

At the end of the event, all participants of the chain will have the opportunity to enjoy for free the concert of Constantinos Argyros that will follow at 21:00.

Let’s join together with the children and their companions from all over Cyprus to break the previous record of 4,052, celebrating teamwork, cooperation and unity, together with the famous Konstantinos Argyros!


Schools, parents, students and anyone else who wants to break the Guinness World Record.

Important Entry Information

The chain is open to people aged 8 and over (provided they can hold hands for 1 continuous minute without letting go).
Participants under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. In the event that a participant will be accompanied, the companion must also join the chain to be able to enter the field.
Free tickets for the Constantinos Argyros concert will only be given to those who join the chain.
Entry to the stadium will only be allowed to those who will join the Guinness World Records chain.

The event (from preparation to chain time) will last 3-3.5 hours outdoors.
We recommend such as:
Wear sneakers
Your personal belongings are in a bag/backpack, which will allow you to have your hands free during the chain
All participants will receive a gift of hats.
All participants will be given free bottles of water throughout.
Eating inside the stadium is prohibited. At the end of the event, free snacks will be offered to all participants

Yianis Christodoulou Foundation

Mr. Christodoulou is a philanthropist and has donated to numerous charities prior to launching his own foundation to maximise impact in places that he personally feels attached to. Children’s education in underprivileged neighbourhoods and within orphanages are the main focus of the Foundation. The charity believes the best way to impact our society tomorrow is by educating today’s youth. The charity seeks to impact youth through projects that are run efficiently and with close attention to detail while keeping a close eye on costs.


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