Sarawak Tourism Board opens sales of RWMF 2022’s virtual tickets
KUALA LUMPUR, 21st May 2022 – Sales for tickets to the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2022’s virtual performances open today at the festival’s official website rwmf.net.
This year, the RWMF themed “25th Legendary Rainforest Celebration” is being held as a hybrid event with the physical concert taking place at Sarawak Cultural Village while viewers can also livestream it from their homes via an online platform.
Tickets for the online performances are priced at RM25 for an evening and night show each throughout the three-day festival from 17-19 June, with multiple performers per show.
For two hours of showtime per day, online viewers will get to enjoy a showcase of local and international performers performing live on the physical stage together with curated original video content.
RWMF will feature a host of international performers from Canada, India, USA, Finland, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Madagascar, Ukraine, China, Bhutan and Seoul, among others while showcasing a string of Malaysia’s own talents such as Alena Murang, At Adau from Sarawak, Bamboo Woods from Sabah and many more.
For the RWMF virtual performances slot from 7.00 – 8.00pm, Day 1 (17th June 2022) will feature the opening performance by Majlis Seni Sarawak, followed by Joey Ayala (Philippines), ASZA (Canada), Trad Attack (Estonia), Matthew Ngau (Sarawak) and Arthur Borman (Sarawak). Day 2 (18th June 2022) slots showcases Fauziah Gambus & The Geng (Sabah), Issui Minegishi (Japan), Genticorum (Canada) and Desmond Junek (Sarawak), while Day 3 audiences can look forward to Flame of the Forest (Singapore), Timo Väänänen (Finland), Lau Muang (Thailand) and Silk and Bamboo (Japan).
For the 8.00 – 9.00pm slot, Day 1 audiences are able to see Jurij Fedynskyj (Ukraine), Blue Canyon Boys (USA) Phương Bảo (Vietnam), Jerry Kamit & Friends (Sarawak),
Gendang Melanau (Sarawak), Abigail Washburn (USA) and Dong Lusheng (China) in action. Day 2 will feature Kevin Kolodner (USA), At Adau (Sarawak), Shashank Subramanyam (India), Genggong Kutus (Indonesia) while Day 3 will highlight Debashish Battacharya (India), Yayi Cai (China), Tarika (Madagascar) and Rining Peter Paris (Sarawak).
For those attending the physical concerts, they can choose from the different ticket categories at pre-sale prices – Adult 1-Day Pass (RM165), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM405), Child 1-Day Pass (RM85), Child 3-Day Pass (RM195) and 1-Day Family Package Pass- 2 Adult and 2 Children (RM440).
A kaleidoscope of culture, adventure, nature, food and festivals: is the best description for Sarawak. Sarawak comprises 28 ethnic tribes with their own unique traditions, lifestyles, music and food, while sharing their warm hospitality. Malaysia’s largest state, Sarawak, endowed with some of the oldest rainforests on Earth. Its vast landscape spans over 120,000 sq kms, with towering mountains and cool highlands, jagged limestone formations and mysterious cave systems, winding rivers and quiet beaches; where adventures are waiting to happen. Festivals are hosted throughout the year celebrate the eclectic blend of modern and traditional culture, food, music and religious practices that can be found nowhere else. In Sarawak, there is always ‘More to Discover’.
About Sarawak Tourism Board
Sarawak Tourism Board is the key promoter for Sarawak. STB is a winner of the Asia Pacific Excellence Awards 2016 by Asia-Pacific Association of Communications Directors (APACD) and has received the ASEAN PR Excellence Award 2015 Gold Award. The Rainforest World Music Festival is a five-time Top 25 Best International Festivals recognised by Songlines World Music Magazine (2011 – 2015) and won the Golden City Gate 2019 five-star award for the Rainforest World Music Festival’s (RWMF) promotional video.
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