Around 300 people prepared the largest bowl of tabbouleh which is a national dish in Lebanon. The serving weighed 3,557 kilograms. This was part of a festival in Beirut’s Saifi Market where local businesses were selling Lebanese products. This event aimed to show Lebanon’s pride in its national dishes.
The largest bowl hummus weighs 10,432 kilograms! Lebanon prepared this dish to break the previous record which was set by Israel. Lebanon and Israel have been arguing on the origin of hummus for a long time.
A Lebanese NGO called Almidan made the biggest kibbeh in the world. It weighed 233 kilograms. Twenty-five women from Ehden prepared the dish!
Longest iftar table
Ramadan 2017 in Lebanon witnessed the world’s longest iftar table which was 2,184 meters long. The charity organization “Ajialouna” organized the event. This iftar table gathered 5,400 people from all over Lebanon.
Hundreds of volunteers from across Lebanon joined hands in Waterfront City to build the 971,37-square-meters masterpiece which is made of plastic bottles, cans, and other types of materials. to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling.
The Lebanese reporter Dalia Freyfer set a Guinness World Record for presenting the longest live television broadcast since 1914. She held 91 interviews in 24 hours.
Mouawad is one of the leading Lebanese jewelry brands. Its mission is to deliver excellence and perfection by creating accessories using the rarest gemstones. This brand broke the following five Guinness World Records.
The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse Year costs $3.8 million. The heart-shaped handbag weighs 381.92 carats. It contains gold in addition to yellow, pink, and white diamonds. Artisans worked on the purse for over 8,800 hours.
L’Incomparable costs $55 million. This necklace contains yellow and white diamonds in addition to rose gold. The white diamonds, which have the shape of vine leaves, gracefully hold a yellow diamond that was found by a young girl in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Flower Of Eternity Jewelry Coffer costs $3.5 million. It contains gold, silver, white and yellow diamonds, white and pink sapphires, rubies, and lapis lazuli. The pink heart-shaped petals represent the past, present, and future.
Maxim Chaya and his two crewmates rowed the Indian Ocean in 57 days 15 hours and 49 minutes – which is considered to be the fastest row ever.
Most siblings to complete a marathon on each continent
The most siblings to complete a marathon on each continent is 2 and was achieved by Mustapha and Mazen Mroueih from 8 to 19 February 2015.
The siblings finished the following races:
Australia: Carlton Classic Marathon, Asia: Abu Dhabi Striders Marathon, Europe: Torcy International Marathon, Africa: The Carthage Race, North America: Lincoln’s Birthday International Marathon, South America: Southern Cross Marathon, and Antarctica: Penguin Marathon.
Share The Flag is an initiative by the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut that seeks to raise awareness on the quality and accessibility of education in public schools in Lebanon. On May 9, the team laid down 60,000 red, white, and green notebooks on the Green Field and broke the Guinness World Record for the largest national flag made out of notebooks.