Ewaoluwa Olatunji, also known as Ewa Cole, a Nigerian singer, has achieved the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous singing of Christmas songs.
From December 27th to 28th, Ewa sang for a total of 31 hours, surpassing the previous record and becoming the first ever holder of this title.
During her marathon, Ewa performed beloved Christmas classics like ‘Deck the Halls’, ‘Frosty the Snowman’, and ‘Silent Night’.
The event took place at No 14, Louis Solomon Close, Heritage Apartments, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Ewa proudly shared her achievement on her Instagram page, posting a video of herself celebrating with friends and supporters.
The post reads:
“Our girl did it! Stand up for the champion!
31 hours of singing Christmas carols nonstop.
The minimum requirement was 24 hours.”
“We are so excited and can’t wait for a feedback from @guinessworldrecords. Ewa Cole’s the longest marathon of Christmas song, ended the night with 31 hours and two minutes
“An accumulative of 24 hours achieved initially and 7 hours and 2 minutes. Thank you everyone for your support. We are grateful.”
Ewa Cole now joins the growing list of Nigerians who have attempted to set new world records since the beginning of 2023.
In June 2023, Guinness World Records crowned 27 year old Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey popularly known as Hilda Baci as record holder for the longest cooking by an individual.