• 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 To Swim The English  Channel

First To Swim The English Channel

Thum Ping Tjin became the first Singaporean to swim the English Channel on 6 Aug 2005. He completed the 34-km swim in 12 hr 24 min. Known as the Everest of open-water swimming, the Channel is a treacherous strait that separates England and France. Thum represented Singapore in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and was a Rhodes Scholar.