Tag Archives: Lithuania

Fastest Farmer’s Walk over 20 m

The Fastest Farmer’s walk over 20 m carrying two weights of 150 kg each is 7.55 sec and was achieved by Zydrunas Savickas (Lithuania) on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 14 April 2011. The farmer’s carry event is seen in many of the strongman competitions today. For years, it has been a common event at competitions of all levels. In this case participants held a weight of 150 kg in each hand and walked in a straight line for Continue reading →

First piano concerto for cat

“Catcerto” is a four-minute piano concerto for chamber orchestra and cat composed by Mindaugas Piecaitis (Lithuania). The piece – in which the orchestra accompanies a video recording of a cat pawing at notes on a piano – was debuted at the Klaipeda Concert Hall in Klaipeda, Lithuania, on 5 June 2009, with Nora the cat at the piano. Composer/conductor Piečaitis notated Nora’s melody from a video recording he had seen on YouTube then composed the orchestral accompaniment to match. The piece requires the orchestra to Continue reading →

Largest TV sculpture

Gintaras Karosas created a sculpture entitled “LNK Infotree” using 2,903 individual television sets, spanning 3,135 sq metres (33,744.85 sq ft) at the Open Air Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania. The sculpture forms a labyrinth with a statue of Lenin in the centre as a symbolic burial of communism. The total weight of the sculpture is 150 tons and 500 litres (132 US gallons) of paint were used.