Vietnam Guinness recognizes 30 new records

The Vietnam Guinness Book of Records has recognized 30 new records in the 20th meeting of Vietnamese record holders held in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday.

Half the records were from the field of art and culture, including the largest  testament written by Uncle Ho o­n palm leaf and the largest Ha Long Xanh (Green Ha Long) picture made from precious stones. It measures 3.95m x 2m.

The records also included the oldest o­nline national music teacher who is 92 years old and Professor Dr Tran Quang Hai who plays various musical rhythms with spoons.

Vietnam Guinness also recognized the oldest Vietnamese mother Tran Thi Viet. At 118 years of age her heroic contribution to the community was acknowledged.

Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan and Nguyen Huu Thuan were acknowledged as the woman and man with the highest number of blood donations, 65 and 63 times respectively.

In the field of science and technology archaeologist Do Dinh Truat holds the record for the most number of tomb excavations. He has organized and attended in the excavation of over 300 tombs from the north to the south of Vietnam.

The two brothers Bui Ngoc Vinh and Bui Ngoc Khanh from the central province of Thua Thien-Hue were awarded for their uncanny ability to eat a kilogram of chilies in ten minutes.

Meanwhile, three brothers from the Hua family in the southern province of Ca Mau have won the record for their ability to float o­n water for several hours. 


By Ng.Tr – Translated by Hai Mien