- STB Targets More Than 20,000 Visitors at RWMF2023
- Ticket sales to open starting stroke of midnight of 15 April 2023
- Early bird tickets up for grabs starting from RM190
KUCHING, 12th APRIL 2023 – Music lovers can look forward to grabbing limited early bird tickets to the much-awaited Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2023 at the stroke of midnight of 15 April 2023!
The annual festival organised by Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) will see musicians and fans of world music all over the globe congregating, sharing and experiencing different sounds from across the world. The 26th RWMF will be Sarawak’s unforgettable ‘ambassador’, delivering sounds of Sarawak, for the ears and hearts of music lovers, worldwide.
Festival goers can choose from a range of tickets, starting with the early bird prices – Adult 1-Day Pass Fri/Sun (RM190), Adult 1-Day Pass Sat (RM220), Adult 2-Day Pass Fri + Sat / Sat + Sun (RM360), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM480), and Child 1-Day Pass Fri/Sat/Sun (RM80) – under a limited-period offer. Tickets are available for purchase on the Klook platform, which is RWMF 2023’s official ticketing agent.
STB CEO Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor said, “STB anticipates 20,000 visitors with strong and enthusiastic return from past and new participants to experience RWMF 2023. Do mark your calendars for April 15th when the ticket sales for the event begin, as that will be the start of the early bird ticket sales. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity and purchase your tickets at a discounted rate.”
The festival’s line-up will feature a total of 199 musicians from 12 countries, from 4 continents to perform a diverse range of music genres, including Grammy Awards winner, Gipsy Kings featuring Tonino Baliardo from France of such hits as ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Bamboleo’ set to enthral visitors with their pop-oriented music, distantly derived from traditional flamenco and rumba genres.
An exciting line-up includes international performers ‘Big Mountain’ from Jamaica and the USA best known for their smash hit “Baby I Love Your Way”, ‘Safi Theatre’ from Tanzania, ‘Rastak’ from Iran, ‘Fasylive’ from Maldives, ‘Afriquoi’ from the United Kingdom, ‘Chatusram’ from India, ‘Rizal Hadi & Folk’ from Indonesia and ‘Ethno Thai Fusion Sound Band’ from Thailand. The line-up will also include performers from Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Local musical talents set to perform at RWMF2023, include Zee Avi, Suk Binie, Aseana Percussion Unit, Nadir, Steve Thornton & Afroasia, Sada Borneo, Tuku Kame, Nading Rhapsody, Geng Wak Long, Buloh Bekocak, At Adau, Meruked, and Orang Orang Drum Theatre.
More info on the musical lineup and ticketing can be found on Rainforest World Music Festivals official website at rwmf.net.