'Mass Records'

Largest Flaming Image

Posted by admin 05 Apr 2013 Comments Off
Largest Flaming Image

The World Record for the largest flaming image using candles consisted of 35,478 candles and was achieved by 118 Sandoz employees of Pakistan at the Hotel Serena in Faisalabad, Pakistan, on 10 December 2009.
The completed image was made of the Sandoz logo and motto and had an area of 910.45 m² (9,800 ft²). The number of participants who drew the image was 118 and it took them 7 hours to draw the image. After this, another 1.5 hours were needed to place the candles, and 42 minutes to set them alight.

Most People Dressed as Mahatma Gandhi

Posted by admin 30 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Most People Dressed as Mahatma Gandhi

The World Record of ‘most people dressed as mahatma gandhi’ has been achieved by Veer Chhatrapati Shivaji English Medium School, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.

In an event organized on October 07, 2012; One Thousand Ninety Nine (1099) students of class I to XII from Veer Chhatrapati Shivaji English Medium School, Raipur dressed as M. K. Gandhi.

Largest Human Star

Posted by admin 25 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Largest Human Star

The World Record of ‘largest human star’ has been achieved by 3161 students of St. Francis School and St. Xavier’s School, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

In an event organized on Jan 21, 2013, 3161 students stood in the shape of star measuring 200 square feet. The event was organized by Mr. Bharatsinh Parmar.

Largest Stadium

Posted by admin 25 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Largest Stadium

The World Record of the ‘largest stadium in the world’ has been achieved by the Rungnado May Day Stadium from Pyongyang, North Korea.

The total capacity of the May Day Stadium is 150,000 people. It is a multi-purpose stadium and stages sporting events in the disciplines of Football, Athletics and various other Mass Games. It also hosts shows, parades and the festival of Arirang which involves Mass Gymnastics and Mass Artistic Records. The stadium was built in 1989 and is owned by the Government of North Korea. The total area of the stadium is 207,000 sq. meters. The main tenants of the stadium are the National Men’s and Women’s Football teams of North Korea.

Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

Posted by admin 27 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

Kumbh Mela held in Allahabad from 14th Jan, 2013 to 10th March 2013 holds the record for the Worlld’s Largest Religious gathering. The number of people attending the Kumbh Mela in the year 2013 is more than 80 million. Kumbh Mela is a festival involving mass Hidu pilgrimage. It is held every third year in four different cities in India namely Ujjain, Nashik, Allahabad and Haridwar on a rotational basis. Thus, each of the above mentioned cities gets a chance to host the Kumbh Mela every twelve years.