Video: Kuwait Sets World Record for Largest Fireworks Show

| by Michael Allen

Kuwait staged the biggest fireworks display of all time, according to the Guinness Book of Records, when it recently celebrated the golden jubilee anniversary of its constitution.

It is 50 years to the day since the late Sheikh Abdullah al-Salem al-Sabah announced that Kuwait had become the first Arab state in the Gulf to create a constitution and a parliament, reports the Daily News.

In Kuwait City, Kuwait, 77,282 fireworks were launched in an hour (video below).

A representative of Guinness World Records announced the world setting record on Kuwait television at the end of the show.