• Bayambang, Pangasinan’s St Vincent Ferrer statue, which is taller than the Statue of Liberty, holds the record for the world’s ‘tallest bamboo sculpture’ measuring at a whopping 164 feet and 9.56 inches (50.23 meters.

  • First Filipino Miss Universe Gloria Diaz -1969

  • An all-time high record of 7.1 million tourists arrived in the Philippines in 2018.

  • In 2002, San Fernando City switched on the world’s Largest Christmas Lantern which measured 26.8 m in dia

  • In Nov 2012, 2,255 models broke the world catwalk record at Glorietta Mall, Makati

  • 1588 inmates from CPDRC (Cebu) set the world record for Largest Thriller Dance in Jun 2007

  • 30,365 students and staff of PUP gathered at Rizal Park in 2004 to form the world’s Largest Human Rainbow

  • In 2002, Marikina City crafted the world’s largest pair of shoes – each measuring 5.5m x 2.25m and 1.83m high

  • 15,185 sky lanterns were released in UPV Field Miag-ao, Iloilo for a world record on 24 May 2013

  • Largest island (Vulcan Pt) in a lake (Crater Lake) on an island (volcano) in a lake (L.Taal) on an island (Luzon)

  • 64, 096 trees were planted in 15 mins by nearly 7,000 people on Feb 2011 at Camarines Sur

  • 12,975 people broke the world zumba record in Mandaluyong on 19 July 2015.

  • 5, 845 cheese dishes were served at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Dec 2009 to achieve the world record

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Largest Samba Dance

Kidapawan City Tourism organised the world’s largest samba dance on 12 Feb 2018 with 15,230 dancers led by City Mayor Joseph Evangelista. They formed four rows of pairs that stretched for 5 km. It was to celebrate the 20th charter anniversary of the city. Participants trained over a period of four months in preparation for the attempt. Read More »

World’s Largest Number Of People Dressed As Scarecrows

2,495 people did a street dance dressed as scarecrows in Ilagan, Philippines, for the city’s annual Bambanti festival – the festival of scarecrows – on 25 Jan 2019. The spectacular event was organised by the province of Isabela, one of the country’s top rice and corn producers. Read More »

World’s Largest Lantern Parade

The City of San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan, Philippines organised the largest lantern parade with 14,173 people. On 19 September 2017, participants carried hand-made lanterns made from recycled soda and beer cans. The parade went on despite of the rain. Read More »

Most Motorcycle Horns Sounded Simultaneously (World Record)

The most motorcycle horns sounded simultaneously is 1,425 and was achieved by Yamaha Motor Philippines in association with Ad Staunch Communication Network Inc. at SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines, on 7 June 2014 YAMAHA motorcycle owners and YAMAHA Club members gathered at the SM Mall of Asia Complex to celebrate YAMAHA Club Day where they set two ... Read More »

World’s Largest Jigsaw Puzzle

Georgina Gil-Lacuna was awarded by Guinness for the World’s Largest Collection of Jigsaw Puzzles with 1,028 different sets in Nov 2012. When the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle, the 32,256-piece “Double Retrospect” was available, she could not resist the challenge. After 900 hours, the 61-year-old completed the 214 x 76-inch jigsaw puzzle on  10 July 2013. Read More »

Most Engines Started Simultaneously (World Record)

The most engines started simultaneously is 1,446 and was achieved by Yamaha Motor Philippines in association with Ad Staunch Communication Network Inc. at SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines, on 7 June 2014. YAMAHA motorcycle owners and YAMAHA Club members gathered at the SM Mall of Asia Complex to celebrate YAMAHA Club Day where they set two new ... Read More »

Most Different Dishes On Display (World Record)

The most different dishes on display is 5,845 and was achieved by Kraft Foods Philippines at Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines, on 14 December 2009. The record-breaking attempt was a promotional event for Kraft’s Eden cheese, which was an ingredient in every dish prepared. Read More »

World’s Largest Human Image Of A Ship Wheel

The largest human image of a ship wheel is 2,275 participants, achieved by Associated Marine Officers and Seamen’s Union of the Philippines (Philippines), in Manila, Philippines, on 11 November 2015. The attempt took place in the MOA Arena Grounds. Read More »

World’s Largest Human Rainbow

The largest human rainbow consisted of 30,365 participants, organized by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines at the Qurino Grandstand, Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines on 18 September 2004. Read More »

World’s Largest Crocodile In Captivity (Ever)

The largest crocodile in captivity ever was a 6.17-m (20-ft 2.91-in) saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) captured on 3 September 2011 in Bunawan, in the province of Agusan del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines. The crocodile was named Lolong and housed in a custom-built enclosure at Bunawan Eco-Park and Research Centre, Philippines. Lolong was weighed in at a truck weigh-bridge and verified as ... Read More »

World’s Largest Fruit Shortcake

The largest strawberry shortcake weighed 21,213.40 lb (9,622.23 kg) and was made by various bakers in conjunction with the Municipality of La Trinidad (Philippines) at the La Trinidad Strawberry Festival, Benguet, Philippines on 20 March 2004. Read More »

Most Participants In A Racing Event (World Record)

The most participants in a racing event was 116,086 at the Run for the Pasig River in Manila, Philippines, on 10 October 2010. The event consisted of three races: 3 km (1.86 mi), 5 km (3.11 mi), and 10 km (6.21 mi) runs all occurring simultaneously on different routes through the city before converging at the end of each circuit. Read More »

World’s Largest Human Cross

The largest human cross was achieved by 13,266 participants at an event organised by the University of Santo Tomas (Philippines) in Manila, Philippines, on 9 March 2011. The cross was in two colours, black and white.   Read More »

World’s Largest Zumba® Class

The largest Zumba® class consists of 12,975 people and was achieved at an event organised by Mandaluyong City (Philippines), in Mandaluyong City, Philippines, on 19 July 2015. The event was part of Mayor Benhur Abalos birthday celebrations. The Mayor who recently won a UN Public Service Award, has launched a health care program that encourages a more healthy life style. The local ... Read More »

World’s Largest Dance Fitness Class

The largest dance fitness class ever took place at the Enrique Garcia Sr. Avenue, Balanga City in Bataan Province, Philippines on 24 March 2016, and saw a staggering total of 16,218 people leave as new Guinness World Records title holders. The incredible mass participation attempt took place as part of the city’s ongoing “Go4Health” initiative. A huge mass of participants from both ... Read More »

World’s Largest Secret Santa Game (Multiple Venues)

The largest secret Santa game involved 4,557 participants and was achieved by Globe Telecom, Inc. – International Business Group (Philippines) across 15 locations in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, on 18 December 2011. The locations were as follows: Rizal Memorial Stadium 2,514; Savory Restaurant 26; Bacolot chicken grill 30; Congo Grille 32; Davao 42; Rub Ribs; 38; Dencio’s ... Read More »

Largest Simultaneous Motorcycle Burnout (World Record)

The largest simultaneous motorcycle burnout is 300 and was achieved by Ropali Motorcycles, Kymco, FDR and History (all Philippines), in the Tagaytay Convention Center, Tagaytay City, Philippines, on 11 April 2015. This was part of a series of Guinness World Record attempts made for the fundraising of the National Historic Commission of the Philippines (NHCP). Read More »

World’s Heaviest Mango

The heaviest mango weighed 3.435 kg (7.57 lb) and was presented by Sergio and Maria Socorro Bodiongan (Philippines) at the Sundayag Celebration’s Pinaka Contest in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, on 27 August 2009. The mango, of the Florida Keitt variety, measured 30.48 cm (12 in) in length, 49.53 cm (19.5 in) in circumference and 17.78 cm (7 in) in width, ... Read More »

World’s Largest Board Game Tournament

The largest board game tournament consisted of 43,157 participants playing chess and was achieved by the Cebu City Sports Commission (Philippines) in Cebu, Philippines, on 22 January 2012. The record attempt started on 13 July 2012 when 750 school teachers were trained in playing chess who then went on to teach school children. From October to December 2011 classroom tournaments ... Read More »

World’s Largest Colony Of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bat

The Monfort Bat Colony, located in the Monfort Cave on the Samal Island in Mindanao, Philippines, is the largest colony of Geoffrey’s Rousette Fruit Bat (Rousetteus amplexicaudatus)”. As per an estimate from Bat Conservation International in 2006, the population in the Monfort cave was approximately 1.8 million. In this cave, the fruit bats line the walls and ceiling at an ... Read More »

World’s Longest Line Of Sparklers Lit In Relay

The longest line of sparklers lit in relay includes 891 participants, and was achieved by Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) (Philippines), at the at the Countdown to 2016 New Year Celebrations, in the Philippine Arena, Ciudad de Victoria Bocaue Bulacan, Manila, Philippines, on 31 December 2015. The relay celebrated New Year’s Eve and went on for 2 hr 18 min ... Read More »

World’s Largest Firework Display

The largest firework display consists of 810,904 fireworks and was achieved by Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) (Philippines), at the Countdown to 2016 New Year Celebrations, in the Philippine Arena, Ciudad de Victoria Bocaue Bulacan, Manila, Philippines, on 1 January 2016. The display began at the stroke of midnight 2016 and lasted for 1 hour 1 minute 32.35 seconds, in ... Read More »

World’s Largest Collection Of Jigsaw Puzzles

The largest collection of jigsaw puzzles consists of 1,028 different sets and was achieved by Georgina Gil-Lacuna (Philippines), in Tagaytay City, Philippines, on 29 November 2012. Mrs. Lacuna has been collecting puzzles for 26 years. Her largest puzzle has 18,000 pieces. Read More »

World’s Largest Legal Banknote

On 22 May 1998, the Central Bank of Manila, the Philippines, issued a special commemorative 100,000-peso legal tender banknote, measuring 22 x 33 cm (8 ½  x 11 in) printed by Giesecke Devrient of Munich, Germany. Only 1,000 notes, which commemorated the centenary of the first declaration of Philippine independence, were issued. Read More »