‘10,001 Indonesians break Saman dance record, wow audience’

Indonesian Acehnese men broke the national record on Sunday for the largest Saman dance performed simultaneously by men. 10,001 people turned up to Indonesia’s district of Gayo in Aceh to stage a record-breaking song and dance.

Saman dance or ‘the dance of thousand hands’ was recognized by UNESCO in 2011 as part of Indonesia’s cultural heritage.

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