20th Anniversary
RWMF 2017
July 14-16

Field Report: Dancing in the Rainforest of Malaysia – afropop

According to the British world music magazine Songlines, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Malaysia is among the top 25 world music festivals on the planet. The unique location alone makes attending this festival memorable: It’s in the middle of the tropical rainforest of Sarawak, well known for its ...

City Link to provide shuttle service for Rainforest World Music Festival 2014

City Public Link Bus Service Sdn Bhd (CPL) as in previous years will once again provide the shuttle service for this year’s Rainforest Word Music Festival (RWMF) which will be held from 20th - 22nd of June. The bus shuttle service from Kuching to RWMF’s venue (Sarawak Cultural Village) will run ...

Music without borders (Sabah Times)

Music without borders (Sabah Times)

Use MyTeksi app, enjoy free rides for a week (theBorneoPost)

KUCHING: City dwellers and visitors can now enjoy free taxi rides within the city for a week if they use the MyTeksi app to book cabs. MyTeksi, Southeast Asia’s largest taxi booking mobile app, is waiving all taxi fares worth RM30 during the promotion period to celebrate its official launch yesterday, ...

STB promises livelier and more interactive RWMF this year (TheStar)

KUCHING: Some new elements will be introduced at the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) this year to provide a more fun and interactive experience for visitors. Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) chief executive Datuk Rashid Khan said one new concept was a theatre stage where two bands will perform every afternoon of ...


KUCHING, Monday – The application is now open for those who are interested to participate as a vendor for the Village Mart on the next coming Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF). The application form is now available online at http://rwmf.net/v2/rwmf-food-and-village-mart/ The Village Mart will enable vendors to display and sell their products ...

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Reporter - Rainforest World Music Festival


KUCHING, 20 March 2014 – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has been voted for the 5th consecutive year in 2014, as one of the 25 best International Festivals by renowned world music magazine, Songlines. Rainforest World Music Festival stands among other renowned festivals like WOMAD Australia and New Zealand, Ulsan ...


KUCHING, Malaysia, 13 March – Jamie Smith’s MABON, the first Welsh band in the history of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF), has won ‘Best Group’ award in the 2014 Spiral Earth Awards. Recently awarded in the UK, the nominations were selected by the editorial team of the online folk ...


Registration is now open for the Rainforest World Music Festival, Borneo Jazz and Asia Music Festival 2014 volunteer programme.  SARAWAK, Malaysia – The 17th annual Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF), to be held in Kuching city as well as the 9th annual Borneo Jazz and 2nd annual Asia Music Festival, ...

2014 Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival Promotional Artwork Design Contest

This contest is open to all artists, professional, amateur and student. You must be 18 years or older to submit. If you’re under 18 years old, you can still make a design, but it must be submitted on your behalf by a parent or guardian.

First WELSH BAND at Rainforest World Music Festival

CARDIFF, Wales, 27 October -  For the first time in the history of the Rainforest World Music Festival, a Welsh band will be featured at the 17th edition of this internationally acclaimed event to be held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia on the island of Borneo from the 20th to 22nd ...

RWMF Packages 2013

Maswings Special Promo – Rainforest World Music Festival COVE 55 Rainforest World Music Festival Promo   3D2N Kuching Free & Easy with Rainforest World Music Festival   Deluxe room with TicketsDom Room with TicketsJust Room with BreakfastWith Authentic Sarawak Cooking Lesson Borneo 8 days June 24 – July 1 2013 or Borneo 10 days June 23 ...

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Review: World music festival for your bucket-list: Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

The annual Rainforest World Music Festival which is set wonderfully between a great beach and a rain-forest mountain peak in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.

Can music and nature join people politically? – ArabNews.com

If you’re a “world music” aficionado (I just managed to lose some of that genre snobbery), love nature and have a taste for culture, then you must have hit the festival circuit at the Rainforest World Musical Festival. If you didn’t (which is a shame), perhaps next year? In any ...

Rainforest World Music Festival, June 28-30 (SongLines)

Rainforest World Music Festival, June 28-30 (SongLines)

Rainforest World Music Festival brings beats and rhythms to the jungles of Borneo (BangkokPost)

Rainforest World Music Festival brings beats and rhythms to the jungles of Borneo (BangkokPost)

Reviewed: Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 (Day 1) – timeoutkl

Reviewed: Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 (Day 1) - timeoutkl.com

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: #2

The Rainforest World Music Festival was held from 10 am to 12 midnights for the 3 consecutive days.  A total of 21 bands are lined up for the festival.  The event uses the formula of afternoon informative workshops, ethno-musical lectures, jamming sessions and mini concerts, which precedes the evening performances ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: #1

The Rainforest World Music festival first started in 1998 at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) Since then it has been its home to date. Year 2013 is the 16th edition of the festival. The festival is slotted to be held on the second weekend of July every year. However, in ...