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Largest cup of tea

The largest cup of tea is 4000 litres (7039.01 pt) in volume and was produced by GlaxoSmithKline Beecham (Private) Ltd (Sri Lanka) for Viva, at Burgher Recreation Club grounds in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 9 October 2010. The tea cup was named the “VIVA” tea cup. The tea cup itself measured 10 ft in height and 8 ft in width. Six 2000 watt heaters and a stirrer powered by motors and generators maintained the temperature of the tea at 75 degrees celsius. World’s Largest Cup Continue reading →

Largest neckerchief and woggle

The largest neckerchief measures 53.7 m x 37.1 m x 37.1 m (176 ft 2.4 in x 121 ft 8.4 in x 121 ft 8.4 in) and the largest woggle measures 1.03 m (3 ft 4.55 in) in diameter and 1 m (3 ft 3.37 in) in height, and were created by the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group (Sri Lanka) and measured at the Dhamaraja College, Kandy, Sri Lanka, on 20 February 2014.

Longest-running medical TV show

The longest-running medical advice programme on television is ‘Vaidaya Hamuwa’ hosted by Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena (Sri Lanka) and has been regularly broadcast for 14 years 7 months as of April 2011. Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena is also an eminent politician in Sri Lanka, being a former member of parliament and now a senior member of the current opposition United National Party in the country.

Most bridesmaids to one bride

The most bridesmaids to one bride is 126 at an event organized by Champika Shirani Siriwardana of Salon Champi (Sri Lanka) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 8 November 2013. The most bridesmaids to one bride is 126 and was achieved at the wedding of Nisansala Kumari Arivasiri (bride) and Nalin Pathirana (groom) (both Sri Lanka), in Negombo, Sri Lanka on 8 November 2013.

Most T-shirts worn at once

The most T-shirts worn at once is 257 and was achieved by Sanath Bandara (Sri Lanka) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 22 December 2011. The record was attemted on stage in front of a crowd of people in a public park in Colombo. Sanath was victim of the 2008 Weliveriya bombing in Sri Lanka and has attempted to break Guinness World Records ever since.