Domino toppling received a new boost after 1998, when a total of 1.605.757 dominoes were toppled in the Dutch town of Leeuwarden around the ‘Visionland’-theme.

A new world record was officially acknowledged by Guinness World Records. This magnificent feat was witnessed by 4 million viewers in the Netherlands (SBS 6 Television) and no fewer than 9.5 million viewers in Germany (RTL Television).