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Kuching, 23 June 2011 – Malick Pathe Sow is an extremely talented Senegalese artist. He comes from a large family of laawbe, traditional keepers of the culture. He was been brought up with the music of the Peulh, nomadic people from North Senegal.

Following loyal service as one of Baaba Maal’s main musicians, he embarked on a solo career after he arrived in Europe. Maayo Men is his fourth CD and it marks a return to his acoustic roots.

A myriad of cultures, you can find all this at the 14th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival which has been voted for the second consecutive year as one of the Top 25 Best International Festivals by renowned world music magazine, Songlines, elevating its status in the international music scene as a festival which has well and truly put Sarawak on the world tourism map and extending its appeal to shores further from neighbouring countries.
The Rainforest World Music Festival, is a not-to-be-missed occasion, and guarantees a smashing time in the heart of the Borneo rainforest. This is where people regardless of their ethnicity, cultural backgrounds, music interests, come together and have a blasting day. This jam-packed event takes up three days of musical fun features activities like informative workshops, ethno-musical lectures and jamming sessions.

Special promotional tickets are now offered only at the Sarawak Tourism Board’s Visitors Information Centres (VIC) in Kuching (082-410944) located at the Sarawak Tourism Complex, Sibu (084-340980) located at Jalan Tukang Besi and Miri (085-434180) located at Jalan Melayu. A 3-day ticket offers only at RM180, and this offer valid only from 20 – 26 June 2011. After this promotional period, 3-day ticket will return to its original price at RM300.

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Date : June 23, 2011

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