Ladakhi Shondol dance has created history yet again by breaking into the Guinness book of world records as the largest Ladakhi dance. 408 women artists in traditional dresses performed gracefully the Shondol dance on the occasion of the Annual Naropa Festival. The ongoing Buddhist carnival near the 11th-century world-famous Hemis Monastery in Ladakh has ended with creating history as one of the folk dances namely Shondol has broken the previous record of 299 artists dance of Shondol in the 2018 festival.
Shondol is famous dance, which used to be performed by artists for King of Ladakh on special occasion. It was organised by the Live to Love India, Drukpa Charitable Trust and Young Drukpa Association. During the festival, it was not only focused on Zero usage of Plastic but also sensitise the religious and community leaders on plastic waste management and recycling.