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August 5-7

Rainforest World Music Festival Sarawak’s Glastonbury in the Jungle 5th -7th August

If the late, great Ella Fitzgerald were still singing on our mortal coil, she would almost certainly have graced the stage of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Sarawak, to sing her song ‘Into each life some rain must fall”, or indeed her gloriously simple “Rain”. Because this extraordinary ...

The Rainforest World Music Festival: A Global Gathering on Malaysian Shores | travelpulse.com

His eyes are closed, and he’s biting down dramatically on his lower lip. His shoulders are tense and up around his ears, his head snapping down towards the floor. Sweat drips down the side of his head and off the bridge of his glasses. The crowd is clapping along steadily, ...

Beginners’ guide to the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak | nomadicboys.com

The Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak (Malaysia Borneo) is a 3 days musical orgy of ethnic and folk acts from all around the world. It’s organised annually by the Sarawak Tourism Board in July/August at the Sarawak Cultural Village. We attended the 18th RWMF in August 2015 and had the time of our lives! The RWMF ...

Shooglenifty: big (beasties) in Borneo

This time next week (7/8/15) the Shoogles will be enjoying their fourth trip to the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Borneo. This is a music festival, that, as the name suggests, happens in the jungle. It’s hot, sweaty and full of amazing sounds – musical and otherwise. Festival Director Jun-Lin Yeoh ...

RWMF: Top Cultural Festivals in Asia | travelblog.expedia

Venture to the heart of the Borneo jungle to take in the sights and sounds of musicians from all over the world. When you’re not dancing away to the beat of the drums, you can take part in informative workshops, jam sessions and ethno-muscial lectures, ensuring you come away from this ...

THE 18th RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL | travelblog.expedia

The 18th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival will be celebrated at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai on the weekend of August 7 to 9. The world-class music festival returns to the rainforest of Mount Santubong, featuring entrancing music and performances by world music celebrities. At night, the rainforest ...

Review: World music festival for your bucket-list: Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

The annual Rainforest World Music Festival which is set wonderfully between a great beach and a rain-forest mountain peak in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.

Can music and nature join people politically? – ArabNews.com

If you’re a “world music” aficionado (I just managed to lose some of that genre snobbery), love nature and have a taste for culture, then you must have hit the festival circuit at the Rainforest World Musical Festival. If you didn’t (which is a shame), perhaps next year? In any ...