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July 12 - 14
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Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: Media Brief and Opening Ceremony

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: Media Brief and Opening Ceremony

Kuching – where the music meet with rainforest

At times, it is a series of random happenings that toss us from the everyday life to a totally unusual situation. A thin thread that binds words together to form sentences, and sentences to form proposals. With a bit of imagination, the step from proposal to action is short. So ...

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL ‘13: (Pt 3) Three Nights Of Musical And Cultural Splendor

CHET NUNETA (FRANCE, PARIS) Characterized by its complex network of reality (both harsh and beautiful) and extravagant imagination, Chet Nuneta travels through foreign visions and tunnels; traversing through ancient traditions and musical creation, incomprehensible languages, dialects and poetry, romance and mankind’s victories and sinking – a strange but comforting musical journey ...

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL ‘13: (Pt 2) An Afternoon Excursion

Every year since its debut, Rainforest Music Festival (RWMF) thunders through the centre of the earth from its homebirth, Land of the Hornbills, and its dynamics resonate across world continents. Its seminal ideas and experiences have influenced the growth of some of its most current installations, which served to transition ...

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL ‘13: (Pt 1) A Survival Guide

With its infinitely diverse range of acts, it’s no surprise that Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) continues to grow from strength to strength every year. Now already in its 16th year, RWMF once again made it, for four consecutive years, to Songlines’ 25 Best International Festivals and ranked #1 by TETO ...

Borneo Swings! – The Rainforest World Music Festival

The head hunters have long gone but Sarawak, “where adventure lives”, still has wonderful beaches, remote tribal villages, rare primates, exotic hornbills, amazing plant life & of course the rainforest to house them all. The RWMF is unique in that festival attendees can get up really close to the musicians at ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: The Storm Calms

Oh well, today marks the final day of the Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 (RWMF 2013). It’s Sunday and we are still in the weekends, meaning that the day is still long and RWMF is far from over. As for me, today is more subtle and down low. The crowds ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: Surviving The Heat

There is so much to the RWMF than music alone, although it is the music that brings us all together in the first place. This is the place where people from all around the world regardless of their ethnicity, culture and interests come together and foster a new friendship. Read more: ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013: New Experience Unfold

Its been another thrilling and exciting moment of the year when I was again shortlisted to represent Sarawak Bloggers to the most anticipated and long awaited rainforest fest of the year. Yes! the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF). This time however, I was given an assignment to cover more on ...

Rainforest World Music Festival – Welcoming Day : aforadio.com

The festival has put Sarawak very much on the world tourism map and have garnered much global acclaim and this year, for 4 consecutive years has once again been awarded the ’25 Best International Festival’ by Songlines a renowned world music magazine. To add to this accomplishment they have also ...

Rainforest World Music Festival – Day 1 : aforadio.com

Its Day 1 of the Rainforest World Music Festival here in Kuching Sarawak. It began with the press conference with some of the performers of festival. They were Sarawak Drums ( Sarawak,Native Chanting(Sarawak , Chet Nuneta( France), Nunukul Yuggera ( Australia) Pine Leaf Boys ( USA), Mohsen Sharifian & The ...

STB and Traffic Police To Regulate Traffic Flow At RWMF This Weekend

KUCHING, Wednesday – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and the traffic police will regulate the expected heavy traffic flow during this weekend’s Rainforest World Music Festival. The 16th edition of RWMF will be held here at Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) from Friday to Sunday. Only cars with allocated car sticker of RWMF ...

Top 10 Scenic Outdoor Music Venues

Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching, Borneo, Malaysia. This outdoor museum is a living exhibit of the many tribes and cultures of Malaysia. Visitors can explore the homes and lifestyles of various native populations in this ethnically diverse region and are treated to daily dance and music.

RWMF and Sarawak in Yacht Turkiye by Omar Tuncel

RWMF and Sarawak in Yacht Turkiye by Omar Tuncel.

Sarawak All Set To Host Inaugural Borneo World Music Expo

THE ANNUAL EXPOSITON FOR PROFESSIONALS AND TRADE VISITORS WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SCENE KUCHING: Sarawak is set to add another international-level music event to its impressive current repertoire when the state hosts the inaugural Borneo World Music Expo (BWME) from 24 to 26 June 2013, in Kuching. The state currently hosts ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013, 28th – 30thJune (aforadio.com)

Rainforest World Music Festival 2013, 28th – 30thJune (aforadio.com)

And the Rainforest Beat Goes On

Sarawak’s Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has been voted for the fourth  consecutive year, as one of the ‘25 Best International Festivals’ by renowned world music magazine, Songlines. This is good news for those who are planning to attend this year’s festival to be staged at the Sarawak Cultural Village ...

135 Volunteers Selected For RWMF 16th Edition

16th edition of Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) are welcoming 135 volunteers among the public. The volunteers will get an opportunity to gain experience, working at this annual music festival that ranked among the best 25 international festivals...

Rainforest rhythms (mmail.com.my)

THE Rainforest World Music Festival, held annually in the foothills of Mount Santubong, 45 minutes from Kuching, Sarawak, gets bigger in its 16th edition with the inauguration of the Borneo World Music Expo to be held from June 24 to 26 at the Pullman Hotel in Kuching. fringe festival, the expo ...

Vibes in Forest (Escape)

The Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 line-up

This is a joint promotion initiative with Channel News Asia Singapore which was aired on their channel 20th May 2013 onward. The Rainforest World Music Festival will be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village from 28-30 June 2013.

What to expect

Rainforest World Music Festival takes place every year in June/July at the Sarawak Cultural Village outside of Kuching, on the Malaysian island of Borneo. What to expect? Here's a hint: Don't miss the workshops!

Lucky Winners Of Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 T-Shirt Design

KUCHING, Thursday  – Winners of the T-shirt design competition for both the Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 were today presented with their prizes at a simple ceremony held at the Sarawak Tourism Board.The winners were picked through a public poll conducted on the 22 to 24 February ...