Youngest To Recognise 200 Country Flags

Sri Varshan just turned four a week ago. On 13 Sep 2016, he was tested in the comfort of his home, the names of 200 flags of countries and territories around the world. Looking at the printed flag cards, he named them all correctly in 4 min 22 sec, or naming a flag every 1.3 sec. His parents, Mr and Mrs Annamalai, ... Read More »

Longest Linkway Decorated With Lanterns

To mark the completion of the linkway stretching 432m from the Queenstown MRT station to the Strathmore Ave HDB blocks, the Queenstown Commonwealth Ave Zone RC decorated the entire linkway with traditional red Chinese lanterns. The event on 8 Sep 2014 was also the neighbourhood’s celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. More photos. Read More »

Largest Heart Formation Using Beach Mats

Community Chest’s Orange Day was held at Palawan Beach on 6 Sep 2014. Participants were given orange beach mats and they managed to arrange 320 of them to form a huge heart shape. Led by Minister Lawrence Wong, everyone in the formation also used their fingers to make synchronised heart shapes.   Read More »

Largest Lantern Made Of Balloons

Tampines East CC celebrated its Mid-Autumn Festival at Tampines St 21 on 6 Sep 2014. All who came were invited to write their hopes and well wishes on the yellow balloons that were put together to form a moon-like lantern. The helium-filled lantern, measuring 3.18m in diameter, together with the legendary Chang Er, were later released to float ... Read More »

Largest Lantern Made Of Drinking Straws

  September is Dementia Awareness Month and the theme this year is ‘Together we can do it’. On 6 Sep 2014, dementia residents of The Salvation Army Peacehaven Nursing Home proved that with some assistance they could do something ‘big’. After spending a few hours with students of ITE College Central, using hula hoops for the main frame, ... Read More »

Most Number Of Mooncakes Made Onboard Cable Cars

The first time mooncakes were made while suspended between 93m (Faber Peak station) and 47m (Sentosa station) above sea level was carried out by 200 people during the half-hour round trip between the two stations. Participants were mostly families with children who came to Faber Peak on 6 Sep 2014 to celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, where they also learned to ... Read More »

Most Number of People Painting On A Chinese Lantern

On 16 Aug 2014, 108 people living around Ubi Ave 1 came down to the RC to participate in the painting of a Chinese lantern. Outlines were drawn on the cloths wrapped around bamboo frames and residents, from kids to grannies merrily filled in the details. The 2.4m high and 1.8m wide lantern was unveiled at the Geylang ... Read More »