Yell and scream in Dubai
for a world record
Oct 28 (IANS) The next time you are in Dubai, you can try
to make the loudest scream, shout, clap or whistle to enter
the Guinness Book of World Records.
Village, a popular winter cultural and entertainment destination
in this west Asian metropolis, announced Tuesday that it will
host a Guinness World Records Pavilion, where people can try
and set world records in a variety of categories.
the course of a 102-day seasonal event, the pavilion will
feature the loudest scream, shout, clap, and whistle and will
also organise daily competitions to judge the fastest time
in sending a text message, and the fastest typist on a computer
keyboard utilising the nose.
all, participants will be able to set records in 14 different
categories of activities.
are proud to welcome the Guinness World Records Pavilion to
Dubai for the first time ever,Ф Abdul Redha Ali Bin Redha,
project director of Global Village, said in a statement.
pavilion will serve as the only such platform in the world
where people can enter and attempt to break a world record,
based on activities and contests,Ф he added.
to Guinness World Records managing director Alistair Richards,
the new pavilion took several months in the making.
a world first for us, we are all excited to see what we hope
will be many delighted guests of this innovative family entertainment
venue and many new Guinness World Record holders created during
the 102 days of the event,Ф he said.
year, Global Village will open its doors Nov 12 and run till
Feb 21 next year.
large-scale world record attempt will also be organised to
celebrate the international day of Guinness World Records,
Global Village said in the statement though it did not go
Village is a member of Tatweer Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai
World, the Dubai governmentТs investment vehicle.