• Nan Hua High School created the Largest Display Of Calligraphy with 1,698 Chinese couplets on 21.1.12

  • Fengshan CC created a 130m longest balloon sculpture of a dragon to circle its premises on 10.11.12

  • A 38m dragon dance made of drink cans was made by the Bkt Panjang community in Feb 2012

First Singaporean World Champion Of Public Speaking

First Singaporean World Champion Of Public Speaking

Darren Tay Wen Jie, a 27-year-old lawyer took the  top spot at the World Championship of Public Speaking in Washington, DC, on 20 Aug 2016. The championship has been held by Toastmasters International since 1938, with a two-year break during World War II. 30,000 competitors from the global network of clubs promoting public speaking competed at their local levels before 90 best speakers were selected to compete in the US semi-finals. These were later filtered down to 10 finalists delivering speeches of between 5-7 mins.

Tay is the best-selling author of the book, Express to Impress, and also trains others at his Public Speaking Academy.

Tay’s interview with BBC

Tay’s interview with CNA