Bui Ngoc Thinh, a blind boy to perform music with five instruments from accessories
The Vietnam Guinness Book of Records (Vietkings) announced that Vietnam remarkably increased its records this time, up to 10 records, in a press conference held on May 21st.
10 Vietnamese records are recognised as Asian records, including the largest bronze pagoda on Yen Tu Mountain Top, the longest roofed corridors with 500 Arhats and the biggest bronze gold-inlaid statute of Cakyamouni at Bai Dinh Pagoda in Ninh Binh Province, the biggest statute of Jesus Christ on Tao Phung Mountain Top in Vung Tau City, Bui Ngoc Thinh, a blind boy to perform music with five instruments from accessories, Con Dao Prison in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, the largest prison system relic site on islands, Thien Duong (Paradise) Cave in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Heritage Park as the longest dry cave, Cu Chi Tunnel as the longest tunnel in Asia, the biggest statute made from flowers of the Goddess of Mercy at Linh Phuoc Pagoda in Da Lat, and Thi Van Yen Tu, the biggest wood-covered 300 page book with dimensions of 125x80x16 and weight of 100 kilograms.
The 22nd meeting for Vietnamese record winners will be held in HCMC on May 26th to announce 33 new records in 2012. Also, several winners will demonstrate their performances, such as Nguyen Cong Bang using hands to throw needles through glass or two siblings with most international rewards, Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep.
In addition, this meeting will welcome representatives from record organisations from Laos and Cambodia to discuss the opening of an Indochina record organisation, which will be established by Vietnam.
Translated by Nguyen Thao