UAE’s list of Guinness World Records in Art Category

UAE is already home of Largest, Longest and Biggest records. Every year, the country is participating to make list of  “Worlds Best” even longer. Here are some under category of art.

1. World’s largest glow in the dark painting

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 09 December 2016
The fluorescent picture measures 416.26 sq. mtr. (4,480.58 sq. ft.). The artwork is done in line with the celebration of Innovation Week n UAE. The Public Works and Services Department of Gov’t of Ras Al Khaimah held a big celebration for the local public, during which they revealed a record-breaking artwork.

2. World’s Largest Greeting Card Mosaic

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 09 December 2013
Measuring 117.71 m² (1,267.01 ft²), the mosaic, which formed the United Arab Emirate’s spirit of the union motif, was made to mark the 42nd UAE National. Around 4,000 people took part in creating the mosaic during an event on Ajman’s Corniche last week, on which 4,085 postcards where placed to complete the full image. 

3. World’s Largest Stencil

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 10 April 2017
The artwork was produced during the annual Middle East Film and Comic Con that took place in Dubai. 
The stencil measured a whopping 11.13 m² (119.8 ft², 115.2 in²).
It took three days to complete and included layered sections produced by airbrush, spray gun and laser-cut stencils.

4. Most brands advertising on one single billboard

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The most brands advertising on one single billboard is 1,498 and was achieved by UAE Logos 2012 (UAE) in Dubai on December 2012.

5. World’s Largest Origami


The largest origami mosaic measures 1,090.98 m² (11,743.21 ft²) and was achieved in an event organized by Dubai Properties (UAE), at Jumeirah Beach Residence, in Dubai, UAE, on 14 April 2016. 
The mosaic measured 110.2 m in length and 9.9 meters in width.

6. World’s Largest Packaged Food Mosaic created by Sharp Middle East & Africa

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 01 November 2013
Measuring 24.7 m (81 ft) in length and 38.6 m (126 ft) in width, the mosaic was created at Dubai World Trade Center, and consisted of 79,300 packs of food that were put together by 149 employees from Sharp Middle East & Africa.
Following the completion of the mosaic, Sharp donated all the food packages to the UAE Red Crescent Society as part of a larger corporate social responsibility initiative called ‘Sharp Cares’ that the company actively engages in for the region.

7. World’s Longest painting created in Dubai to raise awareness on Autism


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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 15 December 2015
The final artwork measured a staggering 10,850 m (35,597 ft 1.32 in) at the Dubai Autodrome. Children from various schools all over the country were given a canvas and encouraged to paint a self-portrait that would then become part of one super-stretched artwork.
The project was part of an eight-month-long campaign called “I’m Different Just Like You”, during which assemblies were held to teach children about autism and the importance of accepting others’ differences.

8. World’s Longest Greeting Card Mosaic 

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 11 August 2016
Multinational consumer goods manufacturer Proctor & Gamble (P&G) and Transmed created the world’s Longest greetings card mosaic as part of their ‘Thank you Mom, for Raising a Champion’ campaign which was organised to celebrate athletes in the 2016 Olympic Games.
The huge montage of cards measured an incredible 110.13 metres long, easily breaking the previous record of 66.48 metres (218 ft 1 in).

9. World’s Largesr water screen projection

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 04 January 2017


An enormous 893 m² (9,612.17 ft²) light projection was displayed on a curtain of 30 water fountains and mist in Festival Bay, outside the Dubai Festival City in Dubai.
The enchanting 360-degrees display, which was entitled ‘Stardancer’, also included music, fireworks and dancing (though these aspects of the show were not included as part of the record).

10. World’s Largesr permanent projection mapping

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 10 May 2017
Airplanes, magical animals, giant dancing robots and other vibrant images were projected onto the side of the surrounding buildings to depict a stunning three-dimensional story.
The display measures with an incredible 4,857 m² (52,280.31 ft²).

11. World’s Largest standing lantern at Souq Al Jubail Sharjah

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Photo from Guinness World Records – Published 05 July 2016
The market Souq Al Jubail in Sharjah is having a stunning red glow from the world’s Largest standing lantern measures 13.09 metros (42 ft 11 in) high and 5 metres (16 ft 4.85 in) wide.
The spectacular lantern was made out of wood and copper and was a giant replica of a real lamp.

12. World’s Largest Bus mosaic

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Photo from


The largest bus mosaic consisted of 156 buses and was achieved by Department of Transport (UAE), in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 18 November 2014. 
The completed flag was 36.6 metres long and 145.3 metres wide.

13. World’s Largest Bus mosaic

Photo from Emirates247
Bringing together the talents of national and international graffiti artists, portraying giant falcons, Arabic calligraphy and the UAE’s most impressive landmarks to compete the world’s longest graffiti wall with length of  2.2454km on 30 November 2014.
150 artists both locally and from around the world to design and create artwork that reflects the achievements of the UAE.


14. World’s Largest Transforming Human Image

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Photo from Khaleej Times
The largest transforming human image consists of 2,223 participants, achieved by GEMS Education (UAE), in Dubai, UAE, on 28 November 2016.
The event happened on UAE national day.


15. World’s Largest Wooden Block Mosaic

Photo from Khaleej Times
The largest painted wooden block mosaic measures 45.5 m² (489.75 ft²) was achieved by Majid Al Futtaim (UAE), at Park Hyatt, in Dubai, UAE, on 28 April 2016. 
The mosaic measured 6.5 m x 7 m.
Employees from Majid Al Futtaim – the shopping mall, retail and leisure giant across the Middle East and North Africa – painted the 930 wooden blocks in four hours, holding its place in the history books.

16. World’s Largest Pencil Mosaic

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Photo from
The largest pencil mosaic measures 750 m² (8,072.9 ft²) and was achieved by Civil Defense General Command (UAE), at Emirates Palace, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 9 December 2014.
The mosaic measured 50 m in length and 15 m in width

17. World’s Most nail extensions made in 4 hours

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The most nail extensions made in 4 hours by a team is 182, in an event organised by Scion International (UAE) at the Lulu Hypermarket in Al Quasis, Dubai, UAE, on 27 February 2010.
The record attempt was made in conjunction with the Dubai festival that takes place annually. 

18. World’s Largest Seashell mosaic

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Photo from Gulfnews
The largest seashell mosaic measures 147 m2 (1873 ft2) and was achieved by Dubai police (UAE) at Dubai police headquarter in Dubai, UAE, on the 17 January 2010. The seashell mosaic was 13.81 m (45 ft 3 in) long and 12.62 m (41ft 5 in) wide and consisted of 59,835 shells all from UAE shores. 130 people worked on the project which took 45 days to complete.
The logo has not changed in the past 50 years, he said, adding that the logo reflects the principles of the UAE’s national identity.

19. World’s Largest Photo album

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Photo from Gulf news
The largest photo album measures 4.5 m x 5.5 m (14 ft 9.16 in x 18 ft 0.53 in) and was created by Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs (UAE) at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 4 June 2013.
The album had 18 pages with 16 holding 210 rare and historic photographs of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder of UAE. It was part of a ‘Touch of Fulfilment’ occasion for people with special needs.


20. World’s Largest Pyrotechnics image

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The largest pyrotechnic image measures 65,526 m² (705,316 ft²) and was achieved by Fireworks by Grucci (USA) in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Dubai World Cup at the Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, UAE on 28 March 2015.
The image was comprised of 648 separate “pixels”, and depicted the national flag of the United Arab Emirates.



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