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Most Number Of Massages By The Visually Handicapped At One Location

Most Number Of Massages By The Visually Handicapped At One Location

On 10 Oct 2012, Standard Chartered Bank invited the entire team of 50 masseurs from the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped to their office premises at the Marina Bay Financial Centre. As a way of supporting these masseurs, each bank staff paid $20 for a short neck and shoulder massage. At the end of the day, 400 massages were ... Read More »

Most Number Of People Freeze Pose Together

Most Number Of People Freeze Pose Together

Organised by U Family and supported by NTUC FairPrice, the U Picnic on 6 Oct 2012 was an evening at the Marina Barrage filled with unique local food, games and entertainment for all ages. Among the many interesting items in the programme was having all picnickers to pose in a frozen position for one minute. 2,266 participants broke ... Read More »

Largest Display Of Handmade Puppets

Largest Display Of Handmade Puppets

PAP Community Foundation and WINGS (a project group of the PAP Women MPs) organised a showcase of pre-schoolers’ storytelling skills at the National Library Plaza on 30 Sep 2012. Prior to the event children had been making hand puppets out of old socks at their kindergartens. 6,122 puppets were displayed at the event. Read More »

First TCM Bread

First TCM Bread

Coreen Wong opened Singapore’s first bakery specialising in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) breads at its Seng Poh Road outlet in Tiong Bahru. Dough & Grains features Asian flavours in confectionery such as an ginseng wolfberry cupcake, Chinese yam tarts, pine nut banana cake and pumpkin egg tarts. The Mediacorp Radio 95.8FM team was there at its opening on ... Read More »

Largest Display of Floating Lanterns

Largest Display of Floating Lanterns

Every year VivoCity has been setting a record for its lantern festival celebration. On 29 Sep 2012, besides being entertained by cultural performances at the Sky Park, 1,388 shoppers got to set afloat their lanterns at the wading pool. Read More »

Largest Lantern Made Of Handpainted Plastic Bottles

Largest Lantern Made Of Handpainted Plastic Bottles

In the last 20 years, Akira Takahashi has built more than half a dozen record-breaking super-sized lanterns. His latest is for Radin Mas SMC’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebration at the Redhill market and hawker centre on 29 Sep 2012. For several months he has been collecting used plastic cooking oil bottles and painting each one individually. They were assembled ... Read More »

Largest Human Formation Of A Ribbon

Largest Human Formation Of A Pink Ribbon

The pink ribbon human formation record was broken on 29 Sep 2012 at the Waterfront Promenade in Marina Bay. Health Promotion Board organised the event to raise awareness of breast cancer and to mark the 10th anniversary of the national breast screening programme. 2,320 people holding pink umbrellas formed the image. Read More »