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The annual Christmas parade in Kuching will be happening today for the year 2022.

According to a report by Borneo Post, the parade will be held from 6pm until 9.30pm.

It will begin at the Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Jubilee Ground in Padungan and travel for 4KM through the MBKS Jubilee Ground to Jalan Padungan, Jalan Tun Abdul Rahim (Waterfront), to Lebuh Temple (Harbour View Hotel), Lebuh Wayang (Medan Pelita), Jalan Tabuan (Borneo Hotel), Jalan Ban Hock (Grand Continental Hotel/MBKS flats) and back to the MBKS Jubilee Ground.

The organizers, the Association of Churches Sarawak is expecting more than 5,000 Christians to participate in what is considered one of Kuching’s largest and most colourful street event of the year.

Aside from singing Christmas songs, the parade will also feature colourful costume of the Bible such as Joseph and Mary, angels, shepherds, wise men from the East and more.

The parade would also see street performances by shofarists, native drummers, tambourine dancers and musical bands.

Aside from that Christmas gifts, balloons and tracts will also be given to the public which will feature 14 colourful Christmas floats.

The parade will consist of the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Church, Methodist Church SCAC, Methodist Church SIAC, BEM (SIB) Church, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, The Salvation Army, Sarawak Baptist Church, Sarawak Blessed Church, member churches of Sarawak Ecumenical Christian Association (Seca), including Christian Baptist Church, City Harvest Church, GIS Gospel Harvest Church, Apostolic Worship Centre, Calvary Family Church.

This year, the Methodist Church SCAC is the hosting church.

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