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Largest Collage Made Of Flip-Flops

Ocean Sole, an African social enterprise, organises poor Kenyans to collect, wash, and cut used flip-flops turning them into colourful products for sale. Since it started in 2005, several million discarded footwear had been removed from the beaches. The group exhibited their crafts at United Square on 23 Mar 2019 and the mall  shoppers helped to create a ... Read More »

Largest Handprint Art

Students of  St Joseph’s Institution celebrated the Tercentenary (300 years) of St John Baptist de la Salle’s death by putting their handprints on 7 canvas panels to form an artwork measuring 18.9m x 8m. The month-long effort was completed on 29 Mar 2019 and the huge picture would later be installed on a building facade. Read More »

Largest Word Formation Made Of Can Tabs

Frontier CC arranged with the nearby coffeeshops to help them collect tabs pulled out from drink cans. On 9 Mar 2019, at the International Women’s Day celebration, the organisers used the tabs to form the letters IWD, measuring 4.7m by 1.8m. Visitors at the CC were treated to a splendid show by professional singers and dancers. Read More »

Longest Badminton Rally By A Group Of 20

To make a statement about the Singapore-Malaysia inextricable ties, Deloitte’s badminton players from both countries attempted and set national records at the same time on both sides of the Causeway. On 27 Jan 2019, the Singapore side managed 2,222 continuous shots to set the rally record at the Chinese Swimming Club. The Malaysian side played 5,964 drive shots in ... Read More »

Longest Balloon Firecracker Popping Relay

Started in Singapore by Noble Vici Group Inc a year ago, the V-More e-commerce site already has a presence in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, China and Taiwan. To celebrate its first anniversary on 9 Mar 2019, staff and guests formed a 450-person line, each holding one or two balloons in front of its Ubi Crescent premises. They then popped the balloons in sequence to make it ... Read More »

Fastest 200m Relay Team To Complete 100km

The Singapore Masters Track & Field Association (SMFTA) was the fastest team at Relay For Life organised by the Singapore Cancer Society on 2-3 Mar 2019. 30 runners of ages 38 to 74 took turns to run 200m laps each at the National Stadium. They completed a total of 500 laps (100 km) in 6 hr 5 min. Read More »

Longest Distance Covered By A Group Of Runners In 6 Hr

Singapore Cancer Society organised Relay for Life, an overnight community run for the third time on 2-3 Mar 2019. Cancer survivors, carers and supporters accumulated 14,849.2 km from 10 pm to 4 am the next day at the National Stadium. 200 teams managed to clock 100 km each. Another 94 teams and individuals achieved shorter distances. The New Paper Read More »