KUCHING, Wednesday – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) was featured at the recent 2016 World Music Festival@Taiwan which was held for three days from October 21-23, 2016 at Dajia Riverside Park, Taipei.
Angelina Bateman, Director of Events & Corporate Relations and the Project Director of RWMF was invited to present a paper on ‘The Practical Details of Presenting a Music Festival’ that gave an insight on the organization and running of Rainforest World Music Festival.
Two other international speakers presenting the similar paper were Eunha Kim of Asia Culture Centre (Korea) and Franki Raden, prominent Indonesian composer, ethnomusicologist, cultural critic and festival organizer.
The presentations was aimed to exchange and share the knowledge of highly-experienced international curators and musicians in the management and organization of festivals.
Besides lectures, there were showcase by musicians from Taiwan, USA, Portugal, Japan and China.
There was also a Global Bazaar featuring music, arts/crafts and food.
“Arising from this event, there will be a Committee of Asian World Music Forum to be set-up to share ideas and bands exchange for the various similar festival within the region,” said Angelina.
This was Taiwan’s inaugural festival and it was a great opportunity for us to share our experience in organizing the Rainforest World Music Festival, she continued.
The Festival was a supported by the Ministry of Culture’s Bureau of Audiovisual and Music Industry Development, Taiwan
Photo shows Angelina Bateman doing her presentation at 2016 World Music Festival @ Taiwan.
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