Durian Christmas tree a hit at Malaysia church

Made up of more than 200 durians and complete with chasing lights, decorations and a star tree-top, the tree was put together by church members during a Christmas Eve party.
Made up of more than 200 durians and complete with chasing lights, decorations and a star tree-top, the tree was put together by church members during a Christmas Eve party.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/AMAZING SARAWAK

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Christmas this year proved to be "aromatic" and one-of-a-kind for worshippers at the Good News Fellowship Church in Kuching.

A 2m tall Christmas "tree" built with durians took pride of place at the church on Christmas Eve, adding to the festive mood with the fruit's unique pungence.

Made up of more than 200 durians and complete with chasing lights, decorations and a star tree-top, the tree was put together by church members during a Christmas Eve (Dec 24) party.

It was up for display for four hours before the fruits were plucked from the "tree" and enjoyed as they had been intended - by eating