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Largest Street Carolling

In 2017, the Nee Soon community held the largest street carolling record only to be broken by Gardens By The Bay the following year. On 14 Dec 2019, the Neesooners made a comeback to reclaim the record with 890 participants. The event held at MPC@Khatib was organised by Nee Soon GRC and Yishun Methodist Mission. Read More »

Largest Mass Ceilidh Dance

In 2014, SJI International Elementary School set the traditional Scottish Ceilidh dance record with 457 children and staff performing. On 6 Dec 2019,  509 Josephians again performed the community dance beautifully and broke their own record. Read More »

Most Number Of People Eating Tangyuan Together

Fengshan CC celebrated the winter solstice on 14 Dec 2019. On that day (dongzhi), the Northern Hemisphere experiences the shortest day and the longest night in the year, and it is customary to make and eat tangyuan or balls of glutinous rice, which symbolise family reunion. 225 participants ate tangyuan together at the event in Heartbeat@Bedok.   Read More »

Largest Display Of Ghostly Lanterns

Jurong Spring Zone B RC volunteers spent more than 6 months planning to build a haunted house for their residents to have a fun time. The Creepy Night @ JSB finally came on 30 Nov 2019 on the hardcourt at Jurong West St 41. Professional make-up was done on some ghostly characters lurking in the tent covered in black sheets. Outside the tent were hung 6,618 used plastic bottles wrapped in ... Read More »

Largest Gathering Of Minions Fans

The Minions are celebrating a yellow Christmas with their fans in the Frasers Property malls. On 30 Nov 2019, the Minions joined 178 shoppers around the Christmas tree at Waterway Point. They were given Minions t-shirts and googles. There were games, dancing, lucky draws and banana fishing to engage the shoppers. #minionsxfrasers Read More »

Tallest Christmas Tree Made Of Plastic Bottles

A 12.8m-tall Christmas tree was lighted up at UBS’s Appreciation Night held at Hotel Fort Canning on 29 Nov 2019. With a base diameter of 4.5m, the tree was made from discarded plastic bottles. 6,000 flowers were cut from bottles by volunteers from UBS, Lasalle College of the Arts, Community Foundation of Singapore (CFS), AWWA, Halogen Foundation Singapore and Care Corner Seniors Services. The project kicks off UBS’s Sustainable Arts ... Read More »

Largest Configurable Snow Playground

The Plaza Singapura Snow House gives you an authentic sub-zero experience from 26 Nov to 26 Dec 2019. 10 tons of real snow is produced on-site using a specially designed gun in the snow chamber, where the temperature can go as low as -10 degrees Celsius. The 2-storey Christmassy snow house with a slide between the floors measures 12m by 7.5m and 7m high. Admission tickets are given to those ... Read More »

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 sessions. 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 Vijaya Mohan and her team of artists to form a rangoli-like floor ... Read More »