- Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for the distinguished Academic Performance- Giftedness 2012
- 27.10/2.19 metre(s)
- United Arab Emirates (Dubai)
The longest scratch art piece measured 27.10 m (88 ft 10.93 in) in length by 2.19 m (7 ft 2.22 in) in width and was achieved by 25 students from the Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for the distinguished Academic Performance- Giftedness 2012 (UAE), at the Institute of Applied Technology, in Dubai, UAE, on 17 July 2012. The scratch art piece displays the history and heritage of Dubai, from the old city to the new. It is made up of 12 different panels, each panel was scratched by a students and revealing a unique set of colours beneath the black acrylic. The period of history included Old Arab, Ramadan, The five pillars of Islam, Heritage, Camel race, Desert Safari, Horse race, Creek of Dubai, Skyline of Dubai, the Metro, Malls and the Burj Khalifa. The initial colours were first painted on to the plastic canvas and then the black acrylic was applied. The students began the attempt at 9.30 a.m. and finished scratching and cleaning the scratch art piece at 6.30 p.m.