Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Guinness World Record for the “most contributions to a painting by numbers” - Global Transformation Forum 2015

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Amongst the inspirational talks being shared during #gtf20125, a world record in painting was quietly being carried out spearheaded by BFR Institute Sdn Bhd. Inspired by the six secrets of Transformational Leadership theme of the forum, the painting was verified by Guinness World Records adjudicator Rob Molloy.

2,339 delegates and visitors of #gtf 2015 were requested to paint the Tree of Life, drawn by Malaysian artists Alena Murang and Leon Jala on nine square-metres of canvas. in a Utilizing the paint-by-number method, participants painted the canvas using designated colors that corresponded with the respective numbers creating a Guinness World Record for the “most contributions to a painting by numbers”.

Among those who contributed to the painting are former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and United Nations Development Programme administrator Helen Clark, former President of Bolivia Jorge Quiroga and co-founder of Starbucks Zev Siegl.

Alex Iskandar Liew, PEMANDU’s communications director said the record attempt was scheduled to be completed within 14 hours, the exact number of hours the hall was opened to the public during the two-day forum. The Guinness World Record epitomizes the desire of the entire team to outdo ourselves.

PEMANDU CEO and BFR-I managing director Datuk Seri Idris Jala said the attempt was set as an “impossible target”, adding that the transformation journey starts by setting Olympic or impossible targets, because stretched targets will force creativity, and out-of-the-box solutions to achieve targets.

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