Category Archives: Culture & Creativity

INDIA WRITTEN FOR THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF TIMES ON A POSTCARD

The record for writing the word INDIA 11,865 times (without using a magnifying glass) on a postcard (measuring 14.5 cm × 9.5 cm) was set by Vijay R.T. (born on July 20, 1973) of Ramanagar, Karnataka. He took 33 days from November 11, 2018 to December 15, 2018 to write the word INDIA, as confirmed on March 4, 2020.

SMALLEST WORLD MAP ON WOODEN PIECE

The record for making the smallest map of the world on a wooden piece was set by Jhonty Dhol (born on March 24, 2002) of South 24 Parganas, West Bengal. He made a world map on a wooden piece (measuring 1 cm in height and 1.8 cm in breadth) in 26 minutes and 55 seconds, as confirmed on February 29, 2020.

LARGEST ‘SANJA’ WALL ART USING COW DUNG

The record for making the largest ‘Sanja’ wall art using cow dung was set by Deepika Mali (born on August 4, 1986) of Udaipur, Rajasthan. She made this wall art (measuring 27.3ft x 25.2ft) in 2 days using natural colours, natural flowers, colourful metallic strips and other materials, as confirmed on January 27, 2020.

LARGEST PORTRAIT OF DR. APJ ABDUL KALAM BY SIGNATURES

The record for making the largest portrait of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam by signatures was set by Kalabhumi Institute of Fine Arts. A total of 47 students from the academy made this portrait (measuring 10.6ft x 17.4ft) in 1 hour 39 mins at Hotel Radisson Blu, Dwarka, as confirmed on January 27, 2020.

UNIQUE SHIP MODELS CREATED BY A SEPTUAGENARIAN

The record for creating unique ship models was set by a septuagenarian Anwar Hussain Baig (born on November 30, 1940) of Mumbai, Maharashtra at the age of 79 years and 2 months. He created seven ship models using discarded items such as artist brushes, ice cream spoons, tooth picks, wooden strips, stirring sticks, canvas cloth and domestic beads for making pulley, as confirmed on February 15, 2020.