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Largest box of doughnuts

The largest box of doughnuts is a Krispy Kreme box weighing 135 kg (297 lb 10 oz) and was produced by The Kuwait Food Co. Americana (Kuwait), in Kuwait, Kuwait, on 30 May 2009. The box was filled with 2,700 pieces of Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The enlarged box was an exact replica, even down to the labels. The box was 5.9 m (19 ft 4 in) long, 4.10 m (13 ft 5 in) wide and 87 cm (2 ft 10 in) deep.

Largest cardboard box pyramid

The largest cardboard box pyramid consisted of 51,963 perfume boxes which were stacked into 39 layers measuring 3 m (9 ft 10.08 in) tall and was achieved by Habchi & Chalhoub Co. and Fiesta Kuwait Co. (both Kuwait) in association with Paco Rabanne in Kuwait, on 15 September 2011. Boxes of the famous perfume One Million by Paco Rabanne were used on the outside surface of the cardboard box pyramid. The pyramid was built in 32 hours by a team of 15 people from Fiesta Continue reading →

Largest collection of prayer beads

The largest collection of prayer beads is 3,642 prayer beads and belongs to Jamal Sleeq (Kuwait), in Kuwait City, Kuwait, as of 9 March 2012. The collection is mostly made up of amber prayer beads, but also includes prayer beads made from jade, tiger eye, malachite, coral, opal and amethyst.

Largest colouring book

The largest colouring book measures 1.80 m (5 ft 10 in) high and 1.50 m (4 ft 11 in) long and was manufactured by Salma Al-Jeddi (Kuwait) in Kuwait, on 26 June 2008. The colouring book is an outsized replica of a colouring book for children that was designed to teach dental hygiene. Salma Al-Jeddi is a dental hygienist.

Largest kite flown

The largest kite ever flown, has a total lifting area of 950 m² (10,225.7 ft²). When laid flat, it has a total area of 1019 m² (10,968.4 ft²). The kite measured 25.475 m (83 ft 7 in) long and 40 m (131ft 3 in) wide. The kite was made by Abdulrahman Al Farsi and Faris Al Farsi and flown at the Kuwait Hala Festival in Flag Square, Kuwait City, Kuwait on 15 February 2005.

Largest pencil mosaic

The largest pencil mosaic measures 43.44 m² (467 ft 83 in²) and was achieved by students from local schools (all Kuwait) at an event organized by Kuwait Teachers Society, Kuwait, on 4 January 2010. The pencil mosaic was 13.73 m (45 ft) long and 2.45 m (8 ft) wide and it contained 1,025,000 pencils. More than 800 students participated in the event from various schools in Kuwait.

Largest sculpture made from recycled materials

The largest sculpture made from recycled materials measured 26.8 m (87 ft 11 in) in length, 18.4 m (60 ft 4 in) in width and 8.66 m (28 ft 6 in) in height, and was achieved at an event organised by the Kuwait Association of Engineers and Fiesta Kuwait, in Kuwait, on 20 November 2011. The sculpture represented a hard hat (the type of helmet used in workplace environments) and engineering tools.

Largest worry beads / komboloi

The largest worry beads/komboloi measured 14.4 m (47 ft 2 in) in length and was made by the Kuwait Oil Company (Kuwait) in Al-Ahmadi, Kuwait, and was completed on 15 January 2011. The beads weighed 2.1 tonnes (4629 lb). The giant beads were made to commemorate Kuwait’s 50th Independence Day, 20th Liberation Day, and the 5th year of the Prince of Kuwait’s governance.

Longest line of hamburgers

The longest line of hamburgers is 306.27 m (1,004 ft 10 in) and was achieved by The Kuwait Food Co. Americana (Kuwait), in Kuwait city, Kuwait, on 30 May 2009. 2,500 hamburgers from Hardees restaurant were used to make the line. The ingredients were: buns, beef burger, cheese, ketchup. The line was assembled in the form of the Kuwait towers.

Most homing pigeons released simultaneously

The record for most homing pigeons released simultaneously is 5,400 and was achieved by the State of Kuwait and Al Sayer Group at Marina crescent, in Kuwait, on 24 February 2011. The total number of pigeons ordered and received for the record attempt was 6481, and the total number of pigeons remained in the attempt area after 5 minutes (didn’t fly) was 1081. The record attempt was to celebrate Kuwaiti 50th Independence Day golden jubilee celebrations.