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09:43 | Jun 20 | 2014

Four tons of koumiss being made for Guinness record participants

 The setting of the Guinness record in the Biggest Ritual Libation – "The Blessing of Tuymaada" is going to be the main event of the Ysyakh of Tuymaada -2014 Festival in Yakutia. The ceremony with the biggest number of participants is scheduled for 28 June at the new racetrack with stands for 10,000 seats.

Anyone can contribute to this historic event if dressed in a traditional Yakut costume and having a choron (a cup for drinking koumiss). Especially for the setting of the world record, Sakhaplemobedinenie enterprise is making four tons of koumiss. In total, the festival guests will drink ten tons of the medicinal drink.