Harp music has been around for thousands of years, and those who genuinely appreciate the art form speak of its soothing abilities. The sound of the harp induces a state of relaxation. Harp musician Kateryna Oliinyk is passionately sharing her unique playing skills with the world. Her conviction in all she undertakes has seen her pursue such a huge thing as the Guinness World Record for longest marathon harp playing and conquer it. Now, being a Guinness World Record holder is another achievement on her growing list of recognitions. She set a record of 31 hours, 1 minute, and 54 seconds in her attempt, which took place in the Gallery, right in front of The Theatre at the Mall of the Emirates.
According to Kateryna, this achievement proves that people can achieve the things they want. It takes determination and drive to succeed. In what she has termed the most significant achievement of her life so far, Kateryna is excited to scale new heights as an artist. “I played the longest harp marathon and set a record for the world to follow. This is an unreal experience,” she shared.
Kateryna is a renowned harpist with a passion for music and the instrument. She has a deep love for entertainment, and through her music, she has unlocked many new milestones. In addition to celebrating her Guinness World Record achievement, Slavrada is also basking in the joy of being featured on Dubai Bling, a reality show on Netflix where she showcased her graceful harp playing.
Understanding that most harpists are underappreciated, and most of the world doesn’t recognize harp artists, Slavrada is dedicated to showing the fascinating, multi-layered art form. Through her YouTube and Social media platforms, Slavrada continues to share the beauty of harp playing with the world, offering people a glimpse at what it means to be a harp artist. Kateryna has shared various harp covers on her YouTube channel, including “No Time To Die by Billie Eilish.”
With her growing list of achievements, Kateryna has made a significant impression and continues to gain popularity globally.