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Funko mosaic sets Guinness World Record

Published on: 21st August 2020

8,600 Funk Pop! Vinyl figures were used to create the world’s largest mosaic. 

Funko MosaicFunko added to the summer activities at Dubai’s world-famous Mall of the Emirates last week by breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest mosaic creation.

Funko artists used 8,600 Pop! Vinyl figures to create the largest packaged product mosaic in the world in honour of Modesh, Dubai’s mascot. Taking 16 hours spread across four days to complete, the record was officially bestowed on Sunday 16th August.

The final Funko mosaic measures an impressive 157.7 m². A timelapse video of the build can be viewed below.

Danny Hickson, official adjudicator from Guinness World Records, said: “This is another proud moment for the UAE to add a new title to its wide collection of world records. Thousands of Pop! Vinyl products were used to celebrate Funko collectors around the world and what better way than with a Guinness World Records title.”

Shaddy Gaad, senior marketing manager, Guinness World Records, added: “We congratulate Funko, Mall of the Emirates and Dubai Summer Surprises on their achievement.”

Motasem Ahmed, co-founder of Monkey Distribution, which distributes the Funko range in the Middle East, said: “What better way to end the summer than by breaking a world record. We hope everyone loves Modesh’s mosaic as much as we loved creating it.”

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