Record picnic

More than 22,000 people broke the world record for the largest picnic in the world on June 20 in Bela Vista Park, Lisbon.

A total of 52,000 people arrived at the park during the day to watch a concert by renowned Portuguese singer Tony Carreira, with a total of 22,312 paying to take part in a picnic lunch that broke the Guinness world record.

The previous record was held in Spain, where 8,000 people ate together in 1999.

Two other records were also broken on the day for the biggest applause and largest bin.