The largest garlands, the most expensive Christmas tree and the most platinum hits - in the New Year has its own records.

Residential building with the richest and most numerous illuminations according to the Guinness Book - the house of David and Jeanine Richards (David and Janean Richards) in the Australian town of Forrest. In the Christmas lights and decorations are involved 331.038 bulbs. To create a light record owner of the house spent 4 years.
The most expensive Christmas tree decoration was recorded December 7, 2002 in Tokyo. Japanese branch of a tree decorated 83 Piaget jewelry worth $ 16 million
The biggest floating Christmas tree height of 85 meters was set in Rio de Janeiro in 2007. Sponsor of the record became the largest Brazilian insurance company Bradesco Seguros e PrevidĂȘncia.

The biggest Christmas star height 31.59 meters was installed in the Indian city of Kochi, December 31, 2009. The project was implemented thanks to the real estate company Apple A Day Properties.
The largest stocking for gifts in length 32.56 meters and 14.97 meters wide, was established in 2007 as part of the shares of British society to protect children's rights Children's Society.

The fastest Santa named the winner of the race in England, the traditional Santa Claus Paul Simons (Paul Simons). In April 2009, he covered the necessary distance in 2 hours 55 minutes 50 seconds
Canadian Jean-Guy Lakerr (Jean-Guy Laquerre) - owner of the largest collections of Christmas symbols. He began to collect her in 1988, and by 2010, it has more than 25 104 items.
Tridtsatisantimetrovaya spruce in a pot is the oldest Christmas tree. Grandma Janet Parker British women (Janet Parker) still bought it in 1886.
The largest number of lights in a Christmas garland - 150 000 units - were reported on the Christmas tree in Germany in 2006.
American Erin Lavoie (Erin Lavoie) is able to cut 27 oil for 2 minutes and is an absolute record in this kind of activity. Proved it is in the Guinness Championship in 2008.
The most massive collection of Santa Claus was recorded in Northern Ireland in 2007, it numbered 13,000 members.
The biggest Christmas choir consisted of 7514 people gathered in the U.S. state of South Carolina in December 2004.
of the Western tradition for Christmas cookies made ​​oven and lay in a sheet of paper with the name of the gift. Prepared pastry break up two people, a gift received by the one who managed to break off a piece a little more. The biggest mass action on breaking biscuit was organized operator Vodafone in the UK December 1, 2011. It was attended by 566 people.
The largest gathering of people dressed as a Christmas turkey occurred during the annual ceremony, thematic 44th Annual Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot in Dallas, Texas, November 24, 2011. The number of participants was 661.

The Beatles are the absolute champions of Christmas charts. Their songs often occupied the first place: December 12, 1963 - the song «I Wanna Hold Your Hand», December 10, 1964 - «I Feel Fine», December 16, 1965 - «Day Tripper / We Can Work it Out» and 6 December 1967 - «Hello Goodbye».

The most consistent winners of the Christmas charts are The Beatles and Spice Girls. Both groups were able to hold on to first place for three consecutive years (1963-1965 The Beatles, 1996-1998 Spice Girls).

The best-selling Christmas single was «White Christmas» Bing Crosby (Bing Crosby). She first performed in 1942 and since then has sold over 100 million records.
The largest number of participants in the game on an anonymous exchange of gifts "Secret Santa" was 1270 persons. The event was held in the UK in 2008.
At the entrance to the Singapore Shopping Centre Tanglin Mall in 1996 was the largest Santa Claus made ​​of metal and foam. Structure height reached 15.6 m, width - 4 meters.


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