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How Big is the World Record?

On Domino Day, we topple an ever-increasing number of dominoes in a
beautiful setting to aim for a new world record. Specially for the 11th edition we've restyled the show and created a design in 7 flows. Like every year it contains new concepts and techniques. To make it all work we need a lot of people and resources. How big is it actually?

Domino Day 2009:

    * 4.800.000 dominoes in total
    * 90 domino builders from 14 countries throughout Europe
    * 12 coaches guide the process
    * Almost a year of preparation and 8 weeks of continuous domino building
    * 9.500 square meters of building space
    * 1.555.500 dominoes are painted on one side for colour changing.
    * 522.527 dominoes have photo sticker attached for image appearances
    * 300 varieties in domino colour combinations
    * 442 mechanisms in 121 different techniques
    * More than 5.700 m2 floor paint
    * More than 100 decor pieces

The domino builders of 2009 were from:
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Greece, Germany, The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Switzerland.

Domino Day is produced in co-operation with and by order of Endemol Nederland b.v., RTL Germany, and SBS6 Television.

 

 RTL at work in our TV studio recording the explanation about this year's theme.