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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 ...

RAINFOREST FESTIVAL STRENGTHENS ITS REDUCTION OF CARBON FOOTPRINT

KUCHING, Saturday – The Rainforest World Music Festival has taken steps to further reduce its carbon footprint this year. The Festival, celebrating its 20th anniversary aims to increase its environmental sustainability, contributing to not only the preservation of culture and art, but also in the preservation of Mother Earth. “The Festival is ...

Culture Club Kuching Is RWMF Diamond Sponsor

KUCHING, Friday – The Sarawak Tourism Board today proudly announce that Culture Club Kuching as its Diamond Sponsorship for the Rainforest World Music Festival 2017. “We are delighted to be able to partner with  STB  for this years’ festival as this is in line with our aspirations of preservation of traditional ...

South African Bands To Shake Things Up At Rainforest Festival

KUCHING, Saturday – South African bands Abavuki and Kelele will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) on July 14 to 16 at the Sarawak Cultural Village. Abavuki, which means ‘Wake up, early birds!’ in the Xhosa language, provides energetic and multi-instrumental performances which mix traditional rhythms of the ...

Sarawak Tourism Awarded For Travel Marketing Excellence

KUCHING, Thursday - The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has honoured Sarawak Tourism with a Silver Adrian Award for Travel Marketing Excellence in Public Relations. The Adrian Awards claims to be the “largest and most prestigious global travel marketing competition”. Sarawak Tourism, which promotes and markets Sarawak as a ...

Rainforest World Music Festival offers special RM88.80 for its 20th Anniversary

KUCHING, Friday – The Rainforest World Music Festival today launched its special RM88.80 entrance tickets in commemoration with its 20th anniversary celebrations. Limited tickets will be put on sale and is only available online at http://rwmf.net/tickets/ “It’s a show of gratitude to our festival attendees, who come year after year with their ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 20th Anniversary Special Promotion

KUCHING, Monday – In celebration of the Rainforest World Music Festival’s 20th anniversary, Festival tickets will be sold at 20% off early bird prices, with the promotion starting on January 20. The promotion is for a limited time only while stocks last, with 1,500 daily tickets up for grabs. The discount is ...

Rainforest World Music Festival Presented At World Music Festival @ Taiwan

KUCHING, Wednesday – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) was featured at the recent 2016 World Music [email protected] which was held for three days from October 21-23, 2016 at Dajia Riverside Park, Taipei. Angelina Bateman, Director of Events & Corporate Relations and the Project Director of RWMF was invited to present a ...

RWMF2016 Festival Guide

Festival Useful Download Download RWMF2016 program below: Showtimes Day 1 | 5th August 2016 Showtimes Day 2 | 6th August 2016 Showtimes Day 3 | 7th August 2016 Download your bus shuttle service and schedule:  Shuttle service schedule for RWMF2016 Festival Ground Layout Plan: Sarawak Cultural Village Layout Plan

20th Rainforest World Music Festival Comes To WOMEX 2016

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SPAIN, Thursday - Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is presenting the 20th installment of its annual event, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Santiago de Compostela, Spain from October 20-23. The RWMF will be celebrating its 20th edition next year at the Sarawak ...

Rainforest World Music Festival A Shining Example On World Stage

Kuching, Tuesday – Sarawak Tourism Board’s Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) took centre stage at the Asian MICE Forum (AMF) in Taipei earlier this September, where the event was presented in the forum as a leading international music event in Asia. The RWMF was presented by Ms. Mary Wan Mering, acting ...

Another Grand Finale With RWMF2016 Stats

KUCHING, Friday – The 19th Rainforest World Music Festival has clocked in a staggering 18,340 people in attendance throughout the duration of three days. The number of attendees has seen an increase of 2% from the previous year. Ticket sales for the Festival have also increased by 14% as opposed to last ...

Shuttle Buses For RWMF 2016

Kuching, Wednesday – The 19th Rainforest World Music Festival bus shuttle  service  from the city to Sarawak Cultural Village on August 5 to 7, will make its  stops at four main shuttle points within the city. The bus route begins at Hills Shopping Mall and making stops to pick up passengers ...

Sarawak Sweetheart At RWMF2016

Kuching, Thursday - Alena Murang, a promising young musician and visual artiste from Kuching, will share the stage at the 19th Rainforest World Music Festival on August 5-7 at Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai. “My cousins and I learnt Kelabit dancing since we were six and at some point, seven of ...

Best Of Three Worlds With VIOLONS BARBARES

Kuching, Wednesday – Violons Barbares, a band comprises of three musicians from Bulgaria, France and Mongolia, will be performing at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 on the first day of the festival, August 5. Violons Barbares, or ‘barbaric violins’, performs acoustic traditional music that almost transcend genres from world music ...

DOL ARASTRA BENGKULU and LAN DIEU VIET, flavors of Southeast Asia

Kuching, Friday – The 19th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival will bring Dol Arastra Bengkulu from Indonesia and Lan Dieu Viet from Vietnam performing on stage their respective traditional Southeast Asian ethnic art and music to the Sarawak Cultural Village. Dol Arastra Bengkulu brings music tradition featuring the Bengkulu ...

Three African Artistes For Rainforest Music Fest

Kuching, Tuesday – Three renowned performers from the continent of Africa will be performing in this year’s Rainforest World Music Festival, namely Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band from Ghana, Derek Gripper from South Africa and Krar Collective from Ethiopia, will bring with them exotic music steeped in traditions. Pat Thomas ...

Highlights of Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 | gaiadiscovery.com

From kiddy workshops, traditional crafts, spontaneous music workshops to energetic stage performances by international artistes - here are a few highlights of the one and only Rainforest World Music Festival 2016. By Mallika Naguran The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) brings together renowned world music artistes from around the world including ...

“TAKE ME TO THE RAINFOREST” DIGI INSTA Contest

KUCHING, Friday –Sarawak Tourism Board and Digi Telecommunications Sdn. Bhd. are collaborating to hold an Instagram Contest, “Take Me to the Rainforest” where participants stand a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to this year’s Rainforest World Music Festival. This Instagram contest is open until 10 July 2016 and all ...

Rainforest Festival Features Local Talents

Kuching, Friday - The 19th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival to be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai on August 5 to 7, will feature eight Malaysian groups sharing their locally home-grown talents on stage with 26 international artistes. Five artistes and groups from Sarawak will be ...

RWMF2016 Hotel Promotion Campaign Contest

CONTEST INFO The Contest runs from 1st June 2016 to 26th July 2016. The Contest theme is “Rainforest, World Music & The Culture of Sarawak”. Registration is free. However, all costs associated with creating and managing the RWMF décor and promotions will be borne by the Participating Hotel. The Participating Hotel will be judged ...

RWMF2016 Insta Contest

CONTEST INFO The Contest runs from 1st June 2016 to 26th July 2016. It is open to all members of the public, except staff and family members of the Contest Organiser and Participating Outlets. The Participating Outlet is required to come up with an RWMF Photobooth based on the theme: “Rainforest, Music ...

Rainforest Music Fest Food, Village Mart Registration Opens

Kuching, Friday – Registration for interested vendors for the Rainforest World Music Festival’s Food and Village Mart is now open for applications. Those interested must complete the form available at the Festival’s official website, http://rwmf.net/rwmf-food-and-village-mart/ and completed document to be submitted to the Festival’s Organizer by, on or before May 31. Applications ...

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 ...