20th Anniversary
RWMF 2017
July 14-16

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 ...

“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 ...

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 ...

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 ...