The World’s Largest Rubber Duck!

This giant rubber duck has recently brought so much happiness and attracted so much attention from the ordinary citizens of Hong Kong that I can’t help reblogging it. Thank you Simple Cherishes for this wonderful post ๐Ÿ™‚

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This morning when I woke up, I was greeted in emails by 1 video from my sister-in-law and 2 photos from my Dad and nephew in Hong Kong all on the same subject. What can they be so excited about?

The Worldโ€™s Largest Rubber Duck has arrived in Hong Kong! The Dutch artist Florentjin Hofman designed this giant inflatable โ€œRubber Duck,โ€ a 46 feet by 55 feet floating sculpture, that is tugged around by a small tug boat. The giant duck started โ€œsailingโ€ around the world in 2007, and could be seen in St. Nazaire (FR), Sao Paulo (BR), Auckland (NZ), Hasselt (BE),Osaka and Hiroshima (JP), Sydney (AUS), Nรผrnberg (DE), Amsterdam (NL) and now Hong Kong.

According to the artist:

โ€œThe Rubber Duck knows no frontiers, it doesnโ€™t discriminate people and doesnโ€™t have a political connotation.

The friendly, floating Rubber Duck has healing properties: it can relieve mondialโ€ฆ

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31 thoughts on “The World’s Largest Rubber Duck!

  1. As soon as I saw your post, I was reminded of my parents newly re-finished bathroom. A jar of tiny rubber ducks sits on a shelf. Just the right touch of whimsy. ๐Ÿ™‚

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