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Largest Tamil Characters Kolam

Singapore Women’s Association hosted another record led by Vijaya Mohan and her team of volunteers who went down at separate times to do up the large kolam. Jointly organised with the Tamil Language Council on 1 May 2021, the ‘Tamil’ word measured 5.8m by 3.0m. Read More »

Largest Paper Plane Flying Competition

Hillgrove Secondary School’s motto is ‘United we soar’. For the school’s 20th anniversary, it organised a paper plane competition with preliminary rounds held in the classrooms. The top flyers from each class then went to compete in the school hall. A total of 1,009 students took part on 21 Apr 2021. Read More »

Longest Distance Walked In 12 Hours

From 6.08pm on 8 May 2021, till dawn the next day, race walker R Subramaniam, 57, completed a total of 84.05 km. His pace averaged 7 km per hour for the 12 hours, going around a Hougang circuit. He was awarded the record certificate at KJN Pte Ltd (Kuna’s), his sponsor’s premises. Read More »

Longest Chain Of Chinese Idiom Solitaire

Tung Ann District Guild organised a virtual Chinese New Year gathering for its members over the Zoom platform on 14 Feb 2021. The key activity was the members taking turns to form a chain of Chinese idioms (成语), where the first word of the idiom should sound like the last word of the previous idiom. They succeeded with ... Read More »

3 Children Achieved Memory Records

The Umonics Method commemorated Pi Day, 14 Mar 2021, with 3 of its students setting new memory records for irrational numbers. Verlyn Tsang Sze Shuen (6 years 7 months) achieved the ‘Youngest To Recall 201 Digits Of Phi’. Nathaniel Loke Hao Tian (6 years 9 months) became the record holder for ‘Youngest To Recall 190 Digits Of Square ... Read More »

Largest Chinese Characters Made Of Clay Angkukuehs

On 25 Mar 2021, the last day of Ngee Ann Primary School’s 80th year, the school was awarded the record for crafting thousands of angkukuehs from clay in the presence of officials from Ngee Ann Kongsi. The pieces were arranged in the ‘Ngee Ann’ characters measuring 4m by 2.5m Read More »