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Largest inflatable sculpture

The largest inflatable sculpture has a volume of 1,791.11 m³ (63,252.45 ft³) and measures 60 x 20 x 7 metres (196 ft 10 in x 65 ft 7 in x 22 ft 11 in) in size. It is called “Gulliver” and was presented and measured in Taipei, Taiwan, on 20 July 2009. The sculpture is a model of the human body, with all internal organs inside. People can walk inside Gulliver and learn about the human body.

Largest Mahjong tournament

The largest Mahjong tournament is the First Super Cup Mahjong Tournament held by Gi Tiene International Co. Ltd. (Taiwan) between 8 December 2007 and 3 February 2008. The competition featured 14,886 individual players from all over Taiwan.

Largest parade of bicycles (multiple venues)

The largest parade of bicycles (multiple venues) involved 72,919 participants around Taiwan in an event organized by the Council for Cultural Affairs, the Sports Affairs Council, Executive Yuan of Republic of China (Taiwan), and the Republic of China (Taiwan) Centenary Foundation, on 31 December 2011. 80,748 individulas took part across 1,000 venues in Taiwan, although only 449 venues and 72,919 participants qualified for the record.

Longest rice noodle

The longest rice noodle measured 548.7 m (1,800 ft 2 in) and was made by Council for Hakka Affairs Executive Yuan (Taiwan) at Taipei County Hakka Museum, Sansia, Taiwan, on 28 December 2008. 20 people participated and it took them 7 hours to make the noodle. 420 kg of rice was used to make the dough.

Most adults reading to children (single location)

The most adults reading to children at a single location was 3,682 adults who read to 4,074 children at an event organised by Changhua county government (Taiwan) in Changhua City, Taiwan, on 24 April 2011. The attempt was organized on this particular date, because it is the “international reading and copy day” in Taiwan.