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Youngest & Fastest To Solve The 15-Puzzle

Memory Ark organised Singapore’s first 15-Puzzle competition on 25 Jul 2018 at Pollinate, Blk71 start-up hub. The sliding puzzle has 16 spaces in which 15 tiles have to be placed in the right order. After 3 rounds, Lim Jing Xuan emerged fastest to solve the puzzle in a time of 47 sec.  4-year-old Mason Chou was the youngest to ... Read More »

Largest Gathering Of BMW M Cars

Performance Munich Autos, retailer of BMW cars, managed to gather 41 owners of the luxury cars to do a formation of its logo on the rooftop of Carros Centre. More than 100 BMW fans turned up on 23 Feb 2019 for the launch of BMW M Town and the first anniversary of the restructured company. Read More »

Largest Display Of Handpainted Lion Figurines

As Singapore celebrates its 200 years since its founding by Raffles, the Lions Clubs celebrates its 60th Anniversary. At its carnival in Singapore Expo on 16 Feb 2019, a display of 260 clay lions formed the word ‘LIONS’. They were painted by children of its welfare beneficiaries and visitors to the fair. The lions were sold to raise ... Read More »

Youngest Person To Complete 100 Marathons

Danny Asmara did his first marathon run in 2008 as a personal challenge after gaining full mobility following a motorbike accident. Ten years on, the teacher completed 100 marathons in 5 countries and 30 cities. 20 of these were ultramarathons. His 100th was the Sundown Marathon on 19 May 2018 at age 39. In fact he ran in all 10 editions of the Sundown ... Read More »

Largest Rangoli Made Of Coloured Pasta

The Pongal Festival organised by Geylang Serai IAEC  featured a rangoli that looked like a traditional Indian floor art. Except that instead of rice flour, uncooked pasta of various shapes were used. CC volunteers helped to make the 6.5m-diameter rangoli at Wisma Geylang Serai on 10 Feb 2019. It was conceptualised by Vijaya Mohan, a prolific record-setter in Indian ... Read More »

Largest Display Of Origami Fish Made Of Hongbao

Sengkang South’s Lunar New Year Carnival drew over a thousand ticketed participants. It was held at the Hougang Street 61 Neighbourhood Park on 10 Feb 2019. Taking pride of place was a display of 8,888 origami fish made by CC volunteers using hongbao envelopes. They were hung from a scaffolding measuring 1.6m  by 5.9m by 0.2m. Read More »

Most Number Of People Doing Kolam Simultaneously

Jurong Green CC’s Pongal celebration included having 206 people to do kolams together with rice powder. Rows and rows of paper stencils with traditional Indian motifs were stuck on the floor and participants started with placing the powder through the stencils and developing their design further. Many of them came from Yuvabharathi School and Sunlove Home. The event ... Read More »