Sign up for the Kuching Street Parade!

By Jude Toyat
@judetbpseeds

 

SHOWCASE YOUR CREATIVITY, innovation and expression in arts and performance in a fun and attractive way by joining the Kuching Street Parade!

The much-anticipated activity in Kuching Festival, the Street Parade has finally returned after the last one back in 2008. All participating contingents will be given a certificate of participation and the winning prize for every categories will received RM5, 000 with a trophy respectively.

The Street Parade is now open to the first 70 contingents that have successfully and officially applied to participate.

The parade is divided into four (4) categories, including Cultural Troupe, Fancy Costume, Fancy Costume (Junior), and Marching Band and the judging will be based on the criteria comprising of technical or construction, aesthetic values, material aspiration, concept or theme, and finishing.

Each participating contingent must provide four of its members to act as marshals to help maintain control over their contingent, to help coordinate movement of their contingent with the principal parade marshals and the other participating contingents, in order to maintain continuity of the flow of the parade and to help maintain clearance of the route, in order to ensure sufficient room for movement of the contingent members during the presentation of any aesthetic display.

The starting point for all the contingents would be next to Jubilee Ground along Jalan Tan Sri Datuk William Tan and participants are only allowed to disperse after the Grand Stand march-past at Padang Merdeka.

An entry fee of RM100 is charged and payable to MBKS for those who wish to participate in the competition, and the entry forms are obtainable from MBKS’s Ground Floor, Security Counter or available for download from www.mbks.gov.my.

Completed entry forms must be returned to Coordinator, Kuching Festival Street Parade, 1st Floor, Engineering Division, Dewan Bandaraya Kuching Selatan, Jalan Padungan, Kuching.

For more inquiries about the Street Parade, contact Eva Marrisa at 082-354200.

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