Caprie Everitt is a Canadian singer and children’s activist from Canada. She is best known for receiving a Guinness World Record for ‘Most National Anthems’ sung in their host country in one year. She raise money and awareness for orphaned and abandoned children by creating the tour was ”Around the World in 80 Anthems”. She was 11 years old at the end of the tour. Recently, she has also released her first album ”What Is Perfect”.
Capri Everitt was born on August 30, 2004 and raised in British Columbia, Canada.
From her childhood, she started singing and playing the piano when she was five.
Everitt has attended school in Vancouver.
Everitt’s family were fans of the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ and Everitt felt inspired by the book ‘The World Needs Your Kid’.
Everitt decided to sing as many anthems around the world as possible to raise money and awareness for orphaned and abandoned children.
Her parents sold their cars and rented out their home to finance the trip and later received funds for plane and train tickets from sponsors like Eurail and Flight Centre.
The name of the tour was ”Around the World in 80 Anthems” as a play on the name of the novel Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne.
On November 19, 2015, she began by singing in Ottawa, Ontario and then traveled to 80 countries and sang in a total of 41 different languages and last tour stop was on August 12, 2016.
She traveled around the world with her family and her brother Bowen and sang the national anthem in about 80 countries and sang each country’s anthem in its native language.
Her final stop was in the United States where she performed at a Washington Nationals Baseball Game.
After that, Capri Everitt received a Guinness World Record for ”Most National Anthems sung in their host countries in one year.”
Although Everitt sang in 80 countries, only 76 counted for the Guinness record because the Guinness world record rules stated that only the national anthems of member states of the United Nations would count
Everitt is a 3 time TEDx speaker/singer, having presented a TED Talk at the largest TEDx event in Asia, TEDx Chilliwack, British Columbia and TEDx Surrey, Canada.
Later, her family decided to create a book and documentary of the experience to raise more money for SOS Children’s Villages.
A feature-length documentary, Around the World in 80 Anthems, was also shown at international festivals receiving four awards and nine selections.
Capri recently became the first singer in history to sing all 12 national anthems for an international girls soccer tournament in Dallas, Texas.
Everitt is also a songwriter and has released her singles such as Not Your Toy, Won’t U and Heart’s In A Cast.
Recently, she has also released her first album ”What Is Perfect” featuring 10 songs and some previous single.