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Wednesday October 19, 2011

Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Latin American Clown Convention Arrives in México to Break Records and Bring Peace (VIDEO)

Photo: Latin american Clowns in Mexico City

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Mexico City is hosting more than 500 clowns from all of Latin America, who are in the city to march and to try and break the world record for the largest group of people laughing at the same time.

Clowns from all over Latin America gathered in México City for the 16th “Laughter Fair.”  There will be three days of all things “payaso” fun and games. The funny men (and women!) use the fair to swap skills, tips and show off their comedic talents.

In 2009, fair organizers launched an initiative they called “5 minutos de risa,” an event where the clowns laughed for five straight minutes and in 2010, organizers decided to double the time.  Now this year they have decided to triple it, and go for the world record.

After the 15 minutes of laughter, the enormous group of clowns vowed to go on a march, to end violence in México and promote laughter.

Check out the video below, and laugh, laugh for peace.