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Largest fresh-flower lei/garland

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  • What: Largest fresh-flower lei/garland

  • Where: India

The longest fresh-flower lei measured 5.01 km (3.11 miles) long and was made by 120 volunteers in an event organized by Chev. Dr. N. R. Dhanapalan (India) in Chennai, India, on 2 January 2012.

The lei consisted of 80,000 carnations of various colours.


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