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Nørrebro home to world’s largest chalk drawing

Nørrebro home to world's largest chalk drawing
An estimated 25,000 people put their art skills on full display on Sunday in a successful and colourful attempt to set a world record.
There are certainly worse ways to spend a Sunday than writing – or should we say drawing – yourself in to the record books. 
 
That’s what around 25,000 people must have thought in Copenhagen’s Nørrebro district when they participated in what has officially been declared the world’s largest chalk drawing. 
 
Nearly 19,000 square metres of Nørrebrogade were covered in chalk of all colours in a successful attempt to set a Guinness World Record. 
 
“With 18,598 square metres, Nørrebro has the official Guinness record for the world’s largest chalk painting […] Nørrebro at its finest!” organizer Sigurd Hartkorn Plaetner said when the record was confirmed according to Politiken. 
 
Artists of all ages had ten hours to ply their work on a closed-off Nørrebrogade in the record attempt. 
 
Here is a look at some of the drawings that helped set the world record: 
 
 

A photo posted by @crunchyfrogrecordings on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:54am PDT

 

 

A photo posted by Thomas Meyer (@altankasse) on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:38am PDT

 

A photo posted by STREETHEART (@streetheartcph) on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:30pm PDT

 

A photo posted by DagmarVonRQxCAxCPHFQ (@dagmar_von) on Aug 17, 2015 at 1:43am PDT

 

A photo posted by Pernille Franch (@pernille_franch) on Aug 16, 2015 at 11:34am PDT

 

A photo posted by Dorte Ringtved (@dorteringtved07) on Aug 16, 2015 at 9:56am PDT

 

A photo posted by Liv Barfoed (@livbarfoed) on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:11am PDT


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