A large group of people in Peru tried to drum up a new record this weekend.
Scores of musicians, young and old, descended on downtown Lima on Saturday in an attempt to break a local record for the largest cajon ensemble, as part of festivities in honor of the Afro-Peruvian instrument.
The large crowd slapped their hands on the box-shaped instrument as they went for the record. They got it too.
Organizers reported a turnout of 1,525 people for the event, smashing last year's local record of 1,476 musicians.