Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Bleep test – most participants

The most participants in a bleep test is 575 participants and was achieved by King George V School (Hong Kong), in Hong Kong, China, on 29 Arpil 2014. Out of the 587 participants who started, 575 successfully completed the required number of intervals.

Largest advertisement on a building

The largest advertisement on a building was for the Financial Times newspaper covering an area of 19,125.48 m² (205,865.02 ft²) and was on display on the north and east side of 2 International Finance Centre in Hong Kong, China from 22 October – 10 November 2003. The ad covered approximately 50 floors of the building which is Hong Kong’s tallest and the third tallest building in the world. These types of advertisements are also known as skyscraper wall scape or building wraps. The ad itself Continue reading →

Largest body percussion ensemble

The largest body percussion ensemble was achieved by 7,089 participants during an event organised by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (Hong Kong) at the Hong Kong Coliseum, Hong Kong, on 2 July 2012. The record attempt took place at a special event organised to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. Over 7,000 young people with a passion for music were nominated to take part from 135 schools, music centres and youth groups. Acclaimed percussionist Continue reading →

Largest calligraphy lesson

The largest calligraphy lesson involved 1,164 participants and was achieved by Innowise Consulting Limited (China) in Hong Kong, China, on 22 October 2011. 1,203 people took part in the lesson, with 1,164 successfully completing the calligraphy evaluation.

Largest collection of candles

The largest collection of candles belongs to Lam Chung Foon (Hong Kong) and consists of 6,360 different candles as of 23 December 2011 in Shatin, Hong Kong. Lam Chung Foon started his collection in 1980 and the collection is currently housed in four large temperature regulated showrooms. His familly have run a large candle manufacturing business since 1968.

Largest emerald in matrix

The largest emerald in matrix was unearthed in Madagascar and measures 1.25 m (4 ft 1 in) long, 78 cm (2 ft 6 in) wide, 55 cm (1 ft 8 in) high, and weighs 536 kg (1,181 lbs). It is currently displayed at BaoQu Tang Modern Art Gallery in Hong Kong. Although the emerald is displayed in Hong Kong, it belongs to French company Orgaco.

Largest gathering of dancing dragons

The largest gathering of dancing dragons consisted of 88 dragons and was achieved by Hong Kong Dragon and Lion Festival Preparatory Committee (Hong Kong) in Hong Kong, China, on 1 January 2012. The attempt took place to celebrate the year of the dragon and required 1,087 people to operate the 88 dragons.

Largest lion dance display

The largest lion dance display consisted of 1,111 lions and was organized by the Hong Kong Dragon and Lion Festival Preparatory Committee (Hong Kong) for the Hong Kong Dragon and Lion Festival held in Hong Kong, on 1 January 2011. The lion dance display required 2,222 participants, who danced simultaneously along the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui. The event, organized to coincide with the celebrations for the New Year, also featured two 70-m-long (228-ft) golden dragons parading and dancing alongside the lions.