New Piano Guys video breaks world record for biggest nativity ever

17 December 2014, 11:11

The Piano Guys have released a new festive video that contains over 1,000 participants, making it the world's biggest nativity scene ever staged.

The video, which includes reworked versions of carol favourites 'Angels From The Realms Of Glory' and 'Angels We Have Heard On High', also features vocals from The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, fellow viral video stalwart Peter Hollens and American Idol runner-up David Archuleta.

In the end, 1,039 people featured in the world record for the largest live nativity. Here are some choice highlights:

A kid side-saddles some kind of dog/donkey

Seriously, what is that? 


And lo! Cellos were bowed and children were born!

We're not sure if these events are connected. 

 

Then, finally, everyone turns up

The nativity is complete! Well done everyone, get Roy Castle on the phone - it's a new world record! 



Watch the whole thing below:

Prepare for a full-on Christmasification.

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