Guinness World Record Interviews

Guinness World Records just posted the interviews that we did in the London HQ! Now, I have posted the videos below, but I also want to tell you the story of how we got these interviews, as Guinness was not the easiest place to get access to!!!

It all started when my dad had the idea to go to the Guinness HQ in London, England. When we reached the floor that the Guinness place was supposed to be, we all gasped as we saw the sign that said:

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS HQ HAS MOVED!

"OH NO!!" we all said. We wasted no time and we ran to another office. "Excuse me?" my dad asked "Do you know where Guinness moved to." "No" the woman said "But I could find it on google maps." "We already tried the maybe just google it on the website." my mom said the desk clerk type it in "O.K you have to take the tube and go to Canary Wharf but you have to run for it because the office is closing soon and is not right by the tube." "Thank you!" we said.

After travelling across the city to where the new offices were supposed to be, we walked up the steps into the building. "Welcome to Canary Wharf. How can I help you?" the desk clerks asked, "We would like to go to the Guinness offices," my mom asked. "Sorry but you have to have a appointment."

After talking our way into the offices, we finally found the right person to talk to! I recognized Marco right away from the Guinness Youtube videos and I knew we had found the right person! He loved our story and told us to come back on Monday to be interviewed by the whole social media team for special videos.

So, when Monday came, we were in a big rush as we had interviews in Oxford and then had to get into the middle of London very fast. We walked up the stairs after a long ride in the subway system, then my mom checked the time, "Oh my gosh!!!" she said "If we don't take a cab and run up the stairs to the Guinness HQ, then we are going to be late for the interviews!!!" We ran to the side of the street and my dad whistled "TAXI!!!" my sister yelled. We got into the taxi. "Can you take us to Guinness Offices!" my mom asked "Sure but it might take a while, were driving at rush hour!" the driver said "Just get us their as fast as you can please." The taxi sped down the road and I breathed a sigh of relief thinking that we might just get there in time.

Ten minutes later, we realized we were not going to make it in time if we did not pick up the pace. "Sorry, but this is heavy traffic. If you want to make it there, I will let you off here with no charge." The driver said "Thank you so much!" We all said "O.K we have to take the tube and get off at Guinness Offices and run for the building. Suddenly, that sigh of relief caught in my throat "we might not make it" I thought.

Five minutes later, we ran up the stairs of the tube and started to run (keep in mind that we still had our luggage with us backpacks and all). We dashed across the sidewalk and into the Guinness building. We wasted no time in running to the tube taking the stairs two at a time. After jumping into the subway and riding it all the way to Canary Wharf, we jumped out and ran out of the tube, running around bikes and dodging people while still managing to hold onto our luggage. When we got into the building, the same desk clerks from before were there "Hello how can I help you?" they said. "We have an appointment for Guinness interviews." my dad said after checking the appointment list they said "Go right up. Marco is waiting for you!" 

That's the story of how we got our Guinness interviews!!!!!

Thanks for reading and watching!!!

Bye!!!
Bowen

80 Anthems Update and Documentary!!!

Hi guys, sorry about not doing a blog in such a long time. We have been busy.! Right now, we are in Atlanta to film interviews for the end of our documentary!!! Before that, though, Capri spoke at We Day Manitoba and she also did a TED Talk!!!!! TED stands for Technology Entertainment and Design. She did the TED Talk at a TEDX event in Mumbai, India!!!! Sorry you can't watch the talk yet only because the professionaly filmed version comes out in a few weeks. This event that Capri spoke at was the largest TEDX event in all of Asia. Here is a picture of Capri opening the conference by singing the Indian national anthem:

When Capri spoke at We Day she was really excited. Only my mom and Capri were able to go just because We Day offered to pay if only two people went. Capri got to meet Paula Abdul and some other celebrities. My school was able to watch the We Day speech live on tv. They all thought Capri did amazing!!! Here is a picture of Capri hanging out with Paula Abdul:

We have been filming the documentary in Atlanta, Georgia for the past few days. Its been pretty fun but it is not easy. We are making pretty good progress on this documentary and our fabulous director, Stephanie Dieter has been working very hard to make this film the best that she can! I think it is going to be great that all of you are going to be able to experience everything we did in those different countries when you watch this documentary. I even got to use the slate!!!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone!!!!!

Bye!!!

Bowen

Heritage Hall Presentation Evite

Hi everyone!!! How's it going??? Its amazing to be back home but I also really miss the excitement of our journey and I am guessing you are too!!!  

For all of you who live in Vancouver, I am so happy to be able to invite you to our Heritage Hall Presentation on November 16th. I'd love to see all of you there!!! The invite is this link right here:http://evite.me/QdgvkNYaqB

Capri just got invited to speak and sing at the biggest TedX event in Asia (Mumbai on December 4th). We will let you know more information closer to the date.

I hope you have a nice day!!! 

Thanks for reading and watching!!!
Bye!!!

Bowen

Kids Blogger of the Week & Canucks Game!!!!

First of all, I would like to say "hi" to everyone as I have not done a blog in a while.  I hope you are all doing great!

I would like to thank my mom for making this collage of my different blogging clips from around the world. She spent a very long time doing this and I hope you enjoy it!!!

We also have some amazing news and confirmation that Capri will, in fact, be singing at a Canucks game November 13th!! Good job Capri!! 

I was also awarded "kids blogging star of the week" last week in a kids blogging magazine! Here's the link: http://kidsblogclub.com/kid-blog-star-week-bowens-blog-around-world-80-anthems/

Thanks for reading and watching!!!
Bye!!!!

Bowen

Updates

Hey everyone! I  just wanted to give you an update: my sister and I were on Global BC Morning news this past weekend. It does not matter if you missed it (I do not blame you as it was at 6:00 A.M.) but you can still see us at the link below:

If you haven't been on my youtube channel and you like tech, go ahead and subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzLGuwgga-v7dmufITzgsbw. I will also be doing a lot more youtube videos than blogs, but don't worry i'll still keep you updated. 

When we were in India we were contacted by music studio named Maati Baani. Unless you've been living in a cave for 2 weeks, you've probably heard something about them. They have made a collaboration of the Michael Jackson song 'Heal the World' featuring child singers drummers and guitarist, including my sister!!! Here is the link to the video that now has over 23 millions views on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/maatibaani/videos/1296319510380866/

Bye for now!

Bowen