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Dubai breaks record for the world’s longest graffiti scroll

Over 7000 spray paint cans were used to make the world's longest graffiti scroll.
Dubai takes world graffiti record. Image by Clemens v. Vogelsang / CC BY 2.0

A painting stretching 2225.40m long has been unveiled in Dubai winning the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest graffiti scroll. The artwork was a collaborative effort between 150 artists and used 7000 spray paint cans, and the theme is the journey of the UAE into nationhood. The scroll was commissioned in honour of the UAE’s 43rd National Day which is celebrated on 2 December. Read more: gulfnews.com