Domino Day TV Show

Domino Day 2009

On November 13th 2009 the team of Domino Day has set a new world record domino toppling again. With a new and restyled show we entered a new decade of Domino Day with this 11th edition. After the great success 2008, it was a challenge topping that.

An international group of 89 builders and 12 of our coaches have been working from September to November to set up 4,800,000 dominoes in the WTC Expo Center in Leeuwarden. Read more about last year's theme on our Fan Area.

Take a look at several videos of the previous Domino Days

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Domino Day

Domino Day Footage CNN

Domino Day Footage RTL Klub

Take a look behind the scenes


Endemol Netherlands, SBS Group, RTL Germany

The numbers:

In November 2009, millions of people watched Domino Day on television. 4,800,000 dominoes were set up to break our previous record of 4,345,027 toppled dominoes. We managed to set a new Domino World Record in 2009 with a grand total of 4,491,863 dominoes toppled! Broadcasted live in many countries, and also transmitted semi-live or on a later date in several other countries, this domino television programme is always a very large production endeavour, in co-operation with the production company Endemol Nederland b.v and RTL Germany.
To capture the 4.8 million dominoes event on television, 24 cameras, 103 microphones, 450 lamps and 28 km cable are needed. During the last week before the broadcast, 400 people are working full force to make the show happening.


Preparations for this incredible show take our professional team of 15 designers and engineers 8 months. After that, 90 builders, managed by a professional team of 25, need 2 months to set up the dominoes.

Broadcasting countries:

Previous programmes were broadcasted in Germany, France, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Croatia, Poland, Spain, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Greece, China and The United States.


WTC Expo, The Netherlands