CAVITE – The town of Silang broke the world record for the longest line of candles lit in relay on Sunday, Jan. 22.
Volunteers lit 621 candles from Nuestra Señora de Candelaria Parish to the municipal hall grounds in Barangay Biga 1.
Silang’s attempt broke the previous world record of 366 candles set in Jammu, India, in 2016.
The Guinness World Record attempt is part of the series of celebrations for the feast of Nuestra Señora de Candelaria.
The municipal government also announced the cancelation of classes in all public and private schools from February 1 to 3 to give residents a chance to participate in town festivities.