YOUTH is the Word- World Record Attempt
Calling all youth to break a Guinness World Record!
Are you a social activist, volunteer or just wish to celebrate the joy, beauty and energy of YOUTH…..then this is your day, your opportunity to be a part of something AWESOME… “The Largest Human Mosaic” which form the word YOUTH!!
In celebration of the United Nations International Year of Youth, five “British Council’s Global Changemakers”, Sarah Jameel, Lihini Ratwatte, Sulakshana Senanayake, Sikander Sabeer and Mohamed Husni are attempting to break a World Record on Friday 12 August which is the International Youth Day.
The EXISTING Record: The largest painting mosaic organized by the Association Normandie Impressioniste and formed by 1250 people in Rouen (France) on 5 June 2010. The painting measured 600 m.sq and represented the cathedral of Rouen painted by Monet.
Click Here for more info about the existing record.
The NEW Record: “The Largest Human Mosaic” with 1500 participants from all around the country to form the word YOUTH. Representatives from the Guinness World Records Committee will adjudicate the World Record Attempt and an Arial Photograph of the final formation will be taken. Be at the Colombo University Grounds from 1 p.m. to 5p.m. on Friday 12 August 2011. Please note that you will not be allowed to enter the grounds after 2.30p.m. Entrance is Free and is open to all Sri Lankans.
Recruitment of Volunteers
We will be recruiting volunteers to help us with organising this once in a life time event that will be held on Friday, 12 August at the University of Colombo Grounds. Join hands with us to CREATE HISTORY!
For more information on participating in the World Record Event please visit www.youth-is-the-word.weebly.com and follow the event on Facebook or find the attachment
Join Sri Lankan Youth and send shock waves to the international community to show the ‘Unity’ and ‘Strength’ that you possess!