20th Anniversary
RWMF 2017
July 14-16

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 ...

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

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 ...

Movie In The Rainforest (Short Film Contest)

Launched on 20th April, calling on Sarawakians aged 18-35 to give it a shot at winning the first ever Movie in the Rainforest Short Film Competition, organised by Sarawak Ministry of Tourism and AZAM Sarawak. Closing Date: 15th July 2016

Buy 3 Free 1 Festival Tickets Available At MATTA FAIR For The Weekend

KUCHING, Friday – Festival goers for the Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festivals will be in for a bonanza of a “buy three, get one free” on any of the festival tickets available for this coming weekend. This special promotion, will be available during the MATTA Fair which will be ...

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, ...

Public relations plays an even more crucial role today (NST Online)

KUALA LUMPUR: Public relations (PR) today have more dynamic roles in shaping reputation and a catalyst for sustainability, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. Salleh said in times of uncertainties, trust and reputation were two fundamentals that would become the organisation's pillars for sustainable and future ...

19TH RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FEST IS ON AUGUST 5-7, 2016

Kuching, Monday: Sarawak Tourism Board today announced that the 19th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival is set on August 5-7, 2016 to be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai. The festival, one of its kind in the region with loyal followers both from Malaysia, and overseas and ...

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 ...

Dancing in a Sarawak Rainforest to World Music | travelblog.expedia

Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival The Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival has been running for 18 years and is considered to be among the best music festivals in the world. It features ‘World Music’ which is not just a reference to the international line-up, but more to do with the musical genre ...

MONGOLIAN’S MOORIN HOOR TO HAUNT RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2015

This year’s Rainforest World Music Festival which will be held from August 7-9 will feature an exotic Mongolian musical instrument “Moorin Hoor” or horse fiddle to the audience. Enkh Jargal Dandarvaanchig, also known as Epi, will introduce to the festival a mysterious yet exotic musical instrument from the Mongolian Steepe of ...