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World's longest "shashlik" grilled in Latvia

28.06.2011

RIGA, June 21 (LETA) - During a Midsummer holiday preview event at the fashion and entertainment center "Riga Plaza" on weekend, the world's longest "shashlik" was cooked, LETA was informed by "Riga Plaza" Manager Iveta Priedite.

RIGA, June 21 (LETA) - During a Midsummer holiday preview event at the fashion and entertainment center "Riga Plaza" on weekend, the world's longest "shashlik" was cooked, LETA was informed by "Riga Plaza" Manager Iveta Priedite.

"Shashlik" usually consists of cubes of marinated meat skewed and cooked on a grill.

The record-winning "shashlik" was 149 meters and 50 centimeters long. The record was confirmed by a special commission, headed by actor Harijs Spanovskis.

Several tons of metal were used to make the grill. 500 kilograms of chicken "shashlik" were cooked on a specially-constructed 150-meter-long skewer.

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