Fastest Round Singapore By Outrigger Boats

A team from Aon Singapore and its business partners paddled around Singapore in 3 outrigger boats, covering 140 km in 17 hr 10 min. Aon partnered the Singapore Paddle Club, in supplying the boats and coaching the team in the days leading up to the event. They set off from Siloso Beach on 13 Mar 2020. As the Causeway was not passable by boat, they turned inland at SAF Yacht ... Read More »

Largest Display Of $5 Currency Notes

Liz Lu Meiru came up with an innovative way to save for her family emergency fund. Every time she receives a $5 note, she places it aside, refusing to use it. Over the years, she collected 2,700 notes. On 20 Feb 2020 (in ISO 8601 format: 2020.02.20 T20:20), she had all the notes displayed on her bedroom wall, measuring 4.0m by 1.6m. Read More »

Longest Distance Walked Around Singapore

R Subramaniam, 56, a competitive walker, broke the Round-Singapore record, walking a distance of 103.6 km in 18 hours 47 minutes. He started on 1 Feb 2020 at Punggol Park, going to Changi, ECP, Keppel, Boon Lay, Bukit Timah and ended at Plaza Singapura on 2 Feb. The walk was sponsored by Gayatri Restaurant and he was accompanied by Malaysian Suresh Kumar. Read More »

Largest Chinese Character Made Of Heart-Shaped Notes

Yuan Ching Secondary School celebrated Chinese New Year with performances by students, staff members, parents and its alumni. Before the event on 24 Jan 2020, students were given red heart-shaped paper to write their wishes. The hearts were pasted on a board to form the ‘fu’ (福) character measuring 2.26m by 2.37m. Read More »

Largest Demonstration Of Rouliqiu

Rouliqiu, or originally referred as Taiji Rouliqiu (太极柔力球) combines the principles of taiji and sports by manoeuvring a ball gracefully with a racket. Marking its 100th anniversary, Poi Ching School arranged for 100 students and staff to do a 5-min display of this new art form. The occasion on 24 Jan 2020 was also the school’s Lunar New Year celebration. Read More »

Most Number Of People Doing Lohei Together

1,608 participants gathered around over 200 tables at Our Tampines Hub to lohei together. The Tampines GRC grassroot advisers were there – Masagos Zulkifli, Desmond Choo, Baey Yam Keng, Cheng Li Hui – to grace the occasion on 1 Feb 2020 and to wish peace and prosperity with everyone. Read More »

Longest Batik By A Group

Wisma Geylang Serai celebrated its first anniversary with many live performances and having the public to paint the longest batik ever seen in Singapore. Over 3 days ending on 19 Jan 2020, 1,500 visitors helped to achieve 550m of the ancient painting style where designs on fabric are created using wax. Kamal Arts managed the community project by using a contraption with curtain rails, so that the cloth can be painted and then ... Read More »

Largest Trove Of Calligraphy Iterations

Merlin Gallery’s director, Johnny Quek, has been practising Chinese calligraphy since a tender age. In the last 20 years, the 72-year-old Quek has been bundling up his works and storing them away in a warehouse. The trove of his works stacked up to 2.7m by 1.3m and 1.6m high.  It weighed 2.2 tons. On 17 Jan 2020, a selection of his works were put up for sale at the Gallery. Read More »

Largest Mass Bachata Dance

Bachata is a form of romantic music and dance that originated in the Dominican Republic streets in the 60s. Carlos Henriquez from the Caribbean island was invited to conduct a masterclass and a mass bachata dance session at Our Tampines Hub on 11 Jan 2020. 242 took part in the new record. Tampines West CSC and dance instructor Eve Tan coordinated the event. Read More »