Largest Ruyi

Ancient Chinese drawings often show people in authority carrying a ruyi or a curved sceptre. During the Qing dynasty it was customary for the Emperor to present deserving generals and nobles with jade ruyis as a mark of favour. This last jadeite ruyi carved by renowned Wu Jin De of Zhengzhou was sold to Mdm Choi Ngo of Hong Kong in 1999 for an undisclosed sum. After her demise, it was moved to ... Read More »

Largest Silent Disco

To join Heartbeat@Bedok’s 2019 Countdown Party, one had to wear wireless headphones and groove along with the dance. With this gadget, the music sounded better and one was less inhibited to shake with the crowd. 707 people danced for over an hour before the climactic 2019 arrival moment. The free event was organised by the mall. Read More »

Largest Gathering Of Shetland Sheepdogs

93 Shetland Sheepdogs (also known as Shelties) gathered at Singapore Botanic Gardens with their owners on 6 Jan 2019. After the registrations, they took part in a 2-km walk in the gardens. The event was organised by the newly-formed Singapore Sheltie Lovers Club. Read More »

Largest Display Of Lighted Thermal Paper Cores

The Zone E RC, YEC and WEC of Jurong Spring helped residents to paint the plastic cores of thermal paper rolls into tiny lanterns. On 15 Dec 2018, 1,225 cores with LED lights inside them were displayed to brighten up the Christmas carnival held at Jurong West St 52. The cores were usually discarded but for this event they became showpieces of creativity. Read More »

Most Number Of People Sending Out Postcards From A Single Location

Shoppers at West Coast Plaza during the Christmas season could have their photos taken and mailed out as postcards to their loved ones courtesy of ‘Santa’s Express’. There was even an antique mailbox to slot in the cards. At the end of the festive celebration on 1 Jan 2019, a total of 1,113 postcards were collected and mailed out. Read More »

Largest Street Carolling

766 carollers turned up at Gardens by the Bay to break the record for Singapore’s largest street carolling on 21 Dec 2018. Provided with battery-operated candles and songbooks, they sang more than 10 songs around the garden’s 21m-tall Christmas tree. Music conductor Fran Ho managed to harmonise the large number of people to sing together. Read More »

Longest Bar Slide With Beer Can

Customers at Chijmes who present their same-day receipts during the Christmas season had the chance to try sliding a can of beer on a custom-made bar. Those who achieved the longest distances were invited to compete in the finals on 22 Dec 2018. Of the 9 finalists, Benjamin Oh achieved the furthest distance of 9.82m without the opened beer can toppling over or the beer spilling out. Read More »