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Largest Group Of Seniors On A Trishaw Outing

Cycling Without Age Singapore connects senior citizens with the community and helps them beat social isolation by giving free trishaw rides. On 15 Nov 2019, 161 seniors from various nursing homes and eldercare centres were brought down to Sentosa Cove to enjoy rides on 10 trishaws owned by the charity. They were also treated to lunch, games and calisthenic ... Read More »

Most Number Of People Drawing Indian Motifs Together

Alcon celebrated the launch of its new contact lens manufacturing platform, DSM Flex, with a cultural and team-building retreat for its staff at Star Vista on 21 Nov 2019. One of the activities was for all the 270 personnel to draw traditional Indian designs on pieces of foam boards and acrylic mirrors. These pieces were later assembled by ... Read More »

Youngest To Reach Everest Base Camp

Darrshan Raj snagged the record of the youngest Singaporean to reach Mount Everest Base Camp with father, Thurairajasingam, on 14 Jun 2019 at 1.40pm Nepal time. At just 8 years 11 months, the Primary 3 boy from Yio Chu Kang Primary School spent his after-school hours for the past 1 year at The Right Fit, a boutique gym ... Read More »

Largest Text Made Of Bottle Caps

The first recycling drive organised by the Singapore Youth Group of Rajayoga Power Transcendental Meditation Society brought in 3.5 tons of recyclable waste products, among them 10,590 plastic bottles. On 24 Nov 2019 at Woodlands Galaxy CC, the bottle caps were pasted on boards to form the words: ‘Go Zero Waste SG’ which stretched 6.3m by 4.7m. Read More »

Largest Gathering Of Car Clubs

The Singapore Motor Festival was held at Changi Exhibition Centre on 9 Nov 2019 with over a thousand cars in attendance. It was an event for motor enthusiasts to check out on car detailing, modifications and some new models. Although more auto clubs could be present, 48 clubs were counted to have met the record requirement of posting ... Read More »

Longest Spice Line

About 200 years ago, Singapore became an important entrepot largely because of the demand for spices from western countries. Many of the early Indian Muslims were spice traders. Hence Nagore Dargah Indian Muslim Heritage Centre decided to display a collection of 80 different spices forming a 36.2m spice line on its wall. About 410 bottles were used for ... Read More »

Largest Display Of Hanging Ghostly Dolls

The grassroot organisations of Geylang Serai organised a Halloween party at the Lorong 40 playground on 25 Oct 2019. As expected, many turned up in scary costumes. The area was decorated with 502 fabric dolls, most of them legless and wearing conical hats. The dolls were later given away to all attendees.   Read More »