Largest Burlesque Dance World Record Smashed in London

In order to set a world record of the “largest burlesque dance” dancers were gathered at Trafalgar Square (London, England) on 03-Jan-2011. The Virgin Holiday staff had composed dance troop and burlesque enthusiasts took part in the five-minute performance as a part of publicity stunt held by an airline.

In the 14th century Burlesque verse and prose was famous in Britain thanks to Geoffrey Chaucer\'s satirical The Canterbury Tales. Until the early 16th century, burlesque was earlier known as musical works which combined both comic and serious elements. Such dramatic productions gained popularity in Britain in the late 19th century. Middle class in society often pursuit these burlesque arts in such particular theatres including the Gaiety and the Olympic. Nowadays, burlesque becomes more and more popular thanks to its fun and the rise of burlesque era in fashion.

The burlesque event in London has been considered as the historical dance performance with over 100 women stepping in London\'s Trafalgar Square. These dancers don in colorful dress, slinky fishnets, stiletto heels and lacy corsets in attempt to break the record of largest burlesque number. The London\'s mass burlesque is being led by burlesque dancer Kimberley Dunne, who is known as Kimberley Holladay on stages.


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