The Asian Records Organisation granted four Asian records to Vietnamese units and individuals at the 29th Meeting of Vietnamese Record Holders in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22.
The awards were given to the Binh Tay Food Company for the largest Buddhist flag made of steamed glutinous rice; Huynh Van Rang, the elder climber who has conquered the Fansipan peak for four times; Han Tan Quang for the largest collection of weird-looking stamps and Nguyen Xuan Hoa for the largest Buddha statue made of “nu nghien”, a rare kind of wood.
The World Records University also granted honorary doctorate degrees to seven individuals for their outstanding record registrations, including musican Vu Dinh An for the longest “Truyen Kieu” (Kieu’s Tale) and Luc Van Tien choruses and Duong Duy Lam Vien, CEO of the Vietnam Book of Records (Vietkings), for his project, “Creating 25 Copyrights for the Quest of Promoting Vietnamese Values to the World.”
The organization board offered certificates to 39 new Vietnamese records on documentary film, collection, book, photography, martial arts and medicine and among; and announced the top 45 attractive destinations in Vietnam, the top 10 destinations for spiritual tourism, the top five caves with mysterious beauty, the top five ancient temples of literature, the top 10 attractive museums, the top 10 sea tourism landscapes and the top five ancient villages.
The country has recently seen the total number of records to 1,630.