Thousands of people visited downtown Providence this weekend for the city’s annual arts and culture extravaganza: PVD Fest. And this year, organizers sought to break an obscure world record: largest choreographed group Bachata dance.
The record to beat is 370 dancing couples, set in 2016 in Greece.
In Providence, participants started gathered downtown Friday evening. Dance instructors from Mambo Pa Ti studio in Providence hyped the crowd up and encouraged passersby to join in.