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Longest Dragon Dance Made Of Fabric Flowers

Chinatown’s Mid-Autumn Festival decorations in recent years had a different theme. This year carried a ‘blooming’ focus and flower lanterns were hung over 800m of Chinatown roads, made of silk cloth and steel wires. The same flowers were also made into a 28m-long dancing dragon which performed at the festival light-up ceremony on 24 Aug 2014. Read More »

Largest Chocolate Fountain

Visitors stepped into a spectacular and surreal world of chocolate fountains, floating cotton candy and a chocolate zoo at Fantasia by Escriba. The confectionery theatre extravaganza came to life at the Marina Bay Sands on 22-24 Aug 2014. Renowned Barcelona-based pastry couple, Christian Escriba and Patricia Schmidt, put together the larger-than-life masterpieces made from sweets and other confectioneries ... Read More »

Largest Cajon Box Ensemble

The Cajon Society presented BOX’OUT at Scape on 31 Aug 2014.  It offered free admission to all those wanting to try drumming with the cajon. After some brief lessons, 431 participants played a medley of synchronised rhythms. Participants also learned to connect with their inner senses as they tried to play blindfolded as well as with ear-plugs. Instagram photos. Read More »

Longest Multi-Day Ultra Marathon

  Charlotte Teoh broke her own Singapore record at the La Transe Gaule XI, France, running 1,192 km, from 12-30 Aug 2014. She came in 7th position among females, and 25th among all. In 2103, she took only 14 days to run 1,100 km around Taiwan island. Read More »

Largest Lantern Procession On Ice

The Rink at JCube organised its first lantern festival on 22 Aug 2014. Skaters were given paper lanterns and served with tea and mooncakes. At 10pm, 119 participants lined up to be counted and then started zipping about the rink in what was probably Singapore’s speediest lantern procession. Read More »

Largest Bao

At the Food of Asia fair held at the Singapore Expo, Sphere Exhibits brought in Chef Liu Zhan Ming from Guangzhou to create a huge bao containing 3,000 xiaolongbao (small meat buns). After steaming for over 3 hours on 23 Aug 2014, the bao was embedded with the Singapore flag and ’49’ to symbolise the chef’s gift for Singapore’s ... Read More »