Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Jomo Wahtuse was awarded the Guinness World Record for the largest steelpan in the world - the Jomoline. His claim for the Largest steel pan / steel drum - Claim Number: 313592 with the Guinness Book for Records has been successful, and confirmation of his feat was validated by Damian Field, PR Executive of the Guinness World Records. Jomo constructed the instrument over thirty-four years ago.
Jomo Wahtuse with the Jomoline and Guinness Certification Plaque
Guinness Certification Plaque
The largest steelpan is the elliptical “Jomoline” which measures 104 cm (3 ft 4 in) wide and 84 cm (2 ft 9 in) tall. It was created by Jomo Wahtuse (Trinidad and Tobago) and presented and measured in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on 12 November 2010.
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