Supervisor Elham AbolFateh
Editor in Chief Mohamed Wadie

Egypt Sets Record: Plate with Largest Number of Coffee Cups

Sat 28 Dec 2019 | 09:38 PM
Ali Abu Dashish

Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) witnessed today, the effectiveness of setting a new record in the Guinness Digital Encyclopedia for drawing a plate with the largest number of coffee cups.

This event came within the efforts exerted by the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry to promote and introduce GEM before it opens in the last quarter of 2020.

Mrs. Ghada Shalaby explained that it was a great honor for her to attend on behalf of the Tourism and Antiquities Minister Dr. Khaled El-Anani at the first event to celebrate a special day to set a new record in the Guinness Digital Encyclopedia.

She noted that this event has a special significance as it highlights the efforts of the Egyptian antiquities as it works to stimulate domestic and foreign tourism.

Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary-General of the Antiquities Supreme Council , described this event hosted by the Grand Egyptian Museum is the largest and most ancient cultural building in the world.

Meanwhile, Talal Omar, the Regional Director of the Guinness Digital Library for the Middle East and North Africa, added that he was delighted to attend this event for the largest coffee cup painting in the museum; it combines the fragrant history and modern architecture represented in the building of the Grand Egyptian Museum.

The event ended with the Guinness Book of Records this artistic work with the Encyclopedia of 2019, which named Egypt as an artistic painting executed a plate with the largest number of coffee cups.

Also, the determination group Children presented some national songs in line with the educational and social goals of the GEM.

Noteworthy, the Mona Lisa plate previously set record holding 3604 cups of coffee in Sydney, Australia in 2009.