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July 13 - 15, 2018

Borneo’s Rainforest World Music Festival (GoAsia)

Borneo's Rainforest World Music Festival (GoAsia)

Tips for Enjoying the RWMF near Kuching in Sarawak, Borneo (GoAsia)

The Rainforest World Music Festival is an annual, three-day event in Sarawak, Borneo, showcasing bands and performers literally from every corner of the world.

Mohsen Sharifian: Taking traditional music from Iran to new collaborative heights (http://worldmusiccentral.org)

Mohsen Sharifian: Taking traditional music from Iran to new collaborative heights (http://worldmusiccentral.org)

Danish group Habadekuk: Blending folk and jazz in an explosive 21st century mix! (http://jazzuality.com)

Danish group Habadekuk: Blending folk and jazz in an explosive 21st century mix! (http://jazzuality.com)

16th Rainforest World Music Festival, Malaysia: Collaboration, Creativity and Community!

16th Rainforest World Music Festival, Malaysia: Collaboration, Creativity and Community!

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: Global Jams, International Improvisations

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: Global Jams, International Improvisations

World music bands address their role in social change, cultural preservation and creativity

World music bands address their role in social change, cultural preservation and creativity

Rainforest World Music Festival: Sacred sounds at Santubong

Between the South China Sea and Mount Santubong, a peninsula near the northwestern tip of Borneo, is a stretch of golden-sand beach where warm, calm waters murmur lullabies to an expanse of vine-clad trees. The people of Sarawak know this area as Damai. Previously only reachable by boat via a network ...

Kuching – where the music meet with rainforest

At times, it is a series of random happenings that toss us from the everyday life to a totally unusual situation. A thin thread that binds words together to form sentences, and sentences to form proposals. With a bit of imagination, the step from proposal to action is short. So ...

World music rocks the rainforest

Borneo’s 16th annual Rainforest World Music Festival, held in the Sarawak Cultural Village near Kuching, brought together musicians and dancers from five continents. Audiences were treated to some powerful performances and a truly eclectic line-up. This year, the mix included high-energy jazz from Indonesia, foot-stomping Cajun and Creole sounds from southern ...

Borneo Swings! – The Rainforest World Music Festival

The head hunters have long gone but Sarawak, “where adventure lives”, still has wonderful beaches, remote tribal villages, rare primates, exotic hornbills, amazing plant life & of course the rainforest to house them all. The RWMF is unique in that festival attendees can get up really close to the musicians at ...

RWMF and Sarawak in Yacht Turkiye by Omar Tuncel

RWMF and Sarawak in Yacht Turkiye by Omar Tuncel.

Rainforest rhythms (mmail.com.my)

THE Rainforest World Music Festival, held annually in the foothills of Mount Santubong, 45 minutes from Kuching, Sarawak, gets bigger in its 16th edition with the inauguration of the Borneo World Music Expo to be held from June 24 to 26 at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching. fringe festival, the expo ...

Vibes in Forest (Escape)