Filipinos do love breaking Guinness records. How many records did the Philippines already set and break?
Well, I can no longer count but here are some of them:
took part in an illuminating event in Ilolo, Philippines on April 2014, lighting 56,680 candles to set a new record for the largest flaming image.
Held on May 2006, almost breastfed their babies simultaneously, setting a new world record. The event beat the previous holder set by California, with only 1,135 women.
The fashion show held at the Glorietta Mall in Makati on November 2012 featured . The former record holder was Turkey, having 1,967 people walking on the catwalk.
The previous record was set by Singapore on May 2000 with 77,500 participants.
On February 2014, the Worldwide Walk of Iglesia ni Cristo broke the record with in a 1.6-kilometer walkathon. This fund-raising walk was for the benefit of the victims of supertyphoon Yolanda.
On March 2014, a basketball game was held on Meralco Gym in Pasig. The game between Team Walang Iwanan and Team Bounce Back lasted 120 hours, 1 minute and 7.8 seconds, breaking the previous record held by the US which lasted 112 hours and 13 seconds.
The final score was 16, 783 – 16, 732 in favor of Team Bounce Back.
with cheese as an ingredient were served at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on December 2009.
Set in Pangasinan to mark the Malangsi Fish-tival on April 2014, the longest barbecue measured . About 50, 000 kilograms of fish were used and 8, 000 people were involved.
Nearly 7,000 people helped in the mass planting of saplings in denuded forest and grassland in the eastern province of Camarines Sur. Together, the people planted trees in 15 minutes. The event was held on February 2011.
Within , on the island of Luzon, Philippines, lies the Taal volcano, whose central crater is now a lake, called Crater Lake. Vulcan Point is a tiny island, some 40 meters across, situated within Crater Lake.
sky lanterns were launched on May 2013 on Ilolo, besting the previous record set in June 2012 by Romania at 12, 740 lanterns.