Author Archives: Mariati

Largest Gathering Of People With Tattoos

National Day dinner for residents of Pasir Ris-Punggol was held at Punggol Central on 8 Aug 2015. To make this a unique experience, everyone present were encouraged to put on the SG50 temporary tattoo stickers. Within an hour, 3,222 people were counted to have cooperated and had the tattoos on their hands and faces. Read More »

Most Number Of People Playing Lighted Tambourines

At the Marsiling National Day dinner celebration, 1,568 people were all excited when they were told to take out their tambourines from their goodie bags. In harmony, they shaked their LED lighted tambourines, danced and sang along to the song ‘Shalalala’. The event was held on 7 Aug 2015 at the new sports park located next to Marsiling CC. Read More »

Longest Bunting Made Of Used Plastic Bags

Juying Primary School students collected grocery poly bags, cut them into triangles and decorated them with the SG50 theme. The plastic triangles were brought to school and linked to form a 248m long bunting. It was hung across the school building in time for the school National Day celebration on 6 Aug 2015. Read More »

Most Number Of Origami Tulips Folded In 1 Hr

MINDS – Lee Kong Chian Gardens School celebrated Racial Harmony Day on 1 Aug 2015. Many students, staff, volunteers and guests participated in folding as many origami tulips as they could in one hour. They not only managed to fold 5,670 origami tulips, they also managed to arrange them neatly on foam boards and make the stage look almost like a garden. Read More »

Largest Skate Scooter Relay Race

To celebrate its 29th anniversary, Bukit Batok Secondary School organised a Sports and Fund Raising Carnival on 31 Jul 2015. 518 participants comprising students, teachers, parent volunteers and alumni took turns to skate on eight scooters around the school compound. Many had fun scooting for the first time. Read More »

Largest Display Of Coasters

10,032 coasters were neatly displayed at Gardens by the Bay on 25 Jul 2015. The 41m by 2m display was put up by University-YMCA Singapore, a club run by YMCA of Singapore whose members are SMU, NUS and NTU undergrads. To celebrate its 10th anniversary,  the members got the public to write on the coasters, the reasons that people should be thankful ... Read More »

First Woman To Win Gold In Asian Games

Chee Swee Lee, 19, became the first Singaporean woman to win an Asian Games gold when she won the 400m race at the 1974 Teheran Games. She clocked 55.08 sec, smashing the 400m record by more than a second. Read More »

Fastest Sprinter

UK Shyam holds the 100m sprint record with a time of 10.37 sec. At the World University Games in Beijing in 2001, he broke the 33-year-old record of 10.38 sec set by Canagasabai Kunalan. He equalled his own national record the same year at the SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur. Read More »

Highest Taekwondo Grades Achieved

Lim Teong Chin is the only athlete to achieve an eighth dan in taekwondo, as recognised by the Singapore Taekwondo Federation, the World Taekwondo Federation and Kukkiwon. Wong Liang Ming is the highest-ranked female athlete with a seventh dan. Read More »