July 12 - 14, 2019
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Everfest | Rainforest World Music Festival 2018

Through the lush, green canopy of the trees, beyond the haze of humidity and the chirp of tropical birds, you hear it. A drum beats in the distance, steadily thumping out its tribal rhythm. Have you unwittingly wandered into the camp of a mysterious indigenous people? Is this a movie ...

RAD Season | RWMF: An Incredible Music Festival In Tropical Borneo

Celebrate world music in all its beauty and diversity at the Rainforest World Music Festival. Held annually in Sarawak, Borneo in Malaysia, the three-day festival has been awarded as one of the best international festivals in the world by Songlines for 6 years in a row – and for good reason! The Rainforest ...

Score Magazine | 10 Things You Need To Know About the 21st Edition of Rainforest World Music Festival

The 21st edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival is just around the corner, with new attractions and an expanded venue for even more activities, entertainment and fun. It takes place from July 13 to 15 at the Sarawak Cultural Village and Damai Central, a 45 minute drive from downtown Kuching. This ...

The Score Magazine | Rainforest World Music Festival: In Conversation with Angelina Bateman, Director of Events

What’s the idea behind the Rainforest festival? The festival was created 21 years ago with the objective of having an event in support of Sarawak Tourism Board’s objectives of promoting Sarawak as the region’s premier destination which emphasize on performing arts and the preservation of culture. How do you see this festival as ...

Travel360 | Win 3-Day Passes to Rainforest World Music Festival 2018!

If Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) isn’t on your calendar yet, mark 13 to 15 July 2018 and join our giveaway for a pair of passes to the biggest world music event this side of the globe! For three days every year, Sarawak Cultural Village plays host to a world of ...

AirAsia Newsroom | AirAsia partners Sarawak Tourism Board for Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festivals

SEPANG, 23 April 2018 - AirAsia is partnering with Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) as one of the airline partners for the upcoming Borneo Jazz Festival in Miri from 11 to 13 May 2018 and Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Kuching from 13 to 15 July 2018. The partnership is in line ...

Nomadic Boys | Beginners’ Guide to the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia.

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 is organised annually by the Sarawak Tourism Board and takes place in July/August at the Sarawak Cultural Village. Read the full article by Nomadic Boys here.

Travel insider: Malaysian Borneo

Thai wine importer JW Sam shares his top picks for what to see and do on tropical Borneo. What's your favourite thing about Borneo? Without doubt, its food. The cuisine reflects the rich multi-cultural backgrounds that come together in absolute harmony. Why is it a good place for a holiday? Borneo is the perfect ...

skalanews | Rainforest World Music Festival 2017 Resmi Digelar

Skalanews - Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2017 di Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, resmi digelar selama tiga hari di Kampung Budaya Sarawak, mulai Jumat kemarin (14/7). Hari pertama, pertunjukan sesi siang dimulai pukul 14.00 waktu setempat, di Rainforest Theatre Stage (indoor). Ada tiga grup yang tampil hingga pukul 17.15. Satu di antaranya Huw ...

antarakalbar | Svara Kenalkan Musik Nusantara Di RWMF 2017

Kuching (Antara Kalbar) - Grup musik perkusi asal Indonesia, Svara Samsara mengenalkan musik nusantara di panggung Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2017 Sarawak. Melalui alat musik dari berbagai daerah di Indonesia yang dimainkan, penampilannya pada Jumat (14/7) malam mampu memukau penonton dari berbagai belahan dunia yang hadir di even internasional tersebut. "Kita ...

pontianakpost | Nikmati Musik Sambil Main Lumpur

Diguyur Hujan, RWMF 2017 Tetap Meriah Malam kedua dan ketiga perhelatan  Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2017 di Sarawak, Malaysia tetap berlangsung meriah. Meski diguyur hujan, para penonton masih antusias bertahan menikmati alunan musik yang dibawakan masing-masing grup.  IDIL AQSA AKBARY dan SHANDO SAFELA, Kuching Malam kedua, Sabtu (15/7) festival dibuka sekitar pukul ...

antarakalbar | RWMF 2017 Sarawak Sukses Digelar

Kuching, Sarawak (Antara Kalbar) - Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2017 yang digelar Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) sukses digelar. Even internasional yang dilaksanakan sejak 14-16 Juli 2017 di Kampung Budaya Sarawak, Malaysia mampu menghadirkan turis dari berbagai belahan dunia. Dalam pelaksanaannya, selama tiga hari pengunjung RWMF diberikan banyak pilihan untuk mengikuti sejumlah ...

8 Festival Besar Dunia

North Sea Jazz Festival Lokasi; Rotterdam; 7-9 Juli   Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza Lokasi; Singapura; 12 Juli-20 Agustus   Art of Watches Grand Exhibition Lokasi; New York City; 13-23 Juli   Rainforest World Music Festival Lokasi; Sarawak; 14-16 Juli Festival yang mengusung aliran world music terbilang langka, dan ajang ini konsisten melakukannya sejak 1997. Merayakan ulang tahunnya yang ke-20, Rainforest World ...

PhotoSparks | How the Rainforest World Music Festival has highlighted unique music and heritage for 20 years

My travels this month took me again to the annual Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Kuching, Sarawak (Malaysia), which is now in its 20th edition. The venue is the stunning equatorial rainforest of the Sarawak Cultural Village – located between Mount Santubong and the South China Sea. RWMF 2017 ...

thehindu.com | Beats in the wilderness

The forests of Sarawak, Malaysia, reverberate with music as international bands converge there in July Lush green forest cover and peaking Santubong mountain form a glorious backdrop to the annual Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Malaysia. Though music has travelled in the form of a festival from confined concert-halls to ...

cnn.com | 25 top things to do and eat in Malaysia

(CNN) — For years, Malaysia cruised under the tourist radar, overshadowed by its more popular Southeast Asia neighbors such as Thailand and Singapore.   Yet, steady economic growth and a particularly catchy "Malaysia Truly Asia" tourism campaign have helped lift the country to prominence. Malaysia is a tapestry of diverse cultural ...

wanderwithjo.com | Reasons to Attend the Rainforest World Music Festival

As a first time attendee at the Rainforest world music festival 2017, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a cultural world music scene. However, the music, ambiance, vibrancy and the lively crowds totally sold me on the RWMF in Kuching this year. So much so that I wanted to ...

kiwitravelwriter | Drumming at a music festival in the Borneo Jungle

The Rainforest World Music Festival has just celebrated twenty years of family friendly fun:  that’s two decades of unique, worldwide, musical experiences and talents in the heart of the Borneo jungle. It started over twenty years when a Canadian, Randy Raine-Reusch, a musician and student went to Sarawak to learn their ...

expatgo.com | Activities You Don’t Want to Miss at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2017

This massive annual event in Sarawak attracts flocks of culture and music hounds from around the world, a big leap from when it started back in 1998 with only 300 attendees. The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has become known as an unmissable musical, cultural extravaganza. The family-friendly event features ...

gaiadiscovery.com | RWMF 2017: High-energy Abavuki and Kelele Bands from South Africa

Singapore, 5.6.17. South African bands Abavuki and Kelele will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) on July 14 to 16 this year at the Sarawak Cultural Village. This year will be the 20th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival since its humble beginnings in 1998 in Kuching, ...

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 ...