Over the weekend, Kuwait broke the Guinness World Record for the longest flag. This came after the country held a parade during which over 4,000 students walked along a road with a 2019-meter long Kuwaiti flag. Yes, its length is quite memorable.
According to Kuwait Times, the event coincides with the country's national holiday celebrations and the 13th anniversary of Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's "ascension to power."
The next few weeks mark a special period of time for Kuwaitis, who are getting ready to celebrate their country's National Day on Feb. 25 and its Liberation Day on the 26th.
The celebratory parade went viral on social media, with videos and photos of it widely circulating on various platforms.
People loved it
"Kuwait is beautiful"
"An image speaks and a determination converses"
"Alf alf mabrook"
Not the first time Kuwait breaks a similar record
According to Kuwait Times, the country previously set a record for the world's longest flag in Feb. 2016.
The Gulf state has also recently set several other flag-related world records.
In December last year, "three Kuwaiti army officers broke a Guinness skydiving world record after leaping 13,000 feet while carrying a 63-sq-m Kuwaiti flag."
In that same month, Chevrolet received a Guinness World Records title "for the largest flag flown by a vehicle after a pickup pulled a Kuwaiti flag measuring 433 sq m for more than 100 m."