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Rainforest World Crafts Bazaar 2016

As you immerse yourselves into the rhythm and beat of the Rainforest World Music Festival, do not miss visiting the arts and crafts segment of the festival. Located at the Melanau and Malay House area, the Rainforest World Crafts Bazaar offers its visitors, quality local arts and crafts to purchase, hands-on workshop to enjoy and a section dedicated to local traditional confectionery.

In between the excitement of the festival’s music workshops each afternoon, musicians will also be sharing the unique sounds of the traditional musical instruments representing the many indigenous people of Sarawak.  These include the following:


‘Sape’The Traditional Lute of many of the Orang Ulu or “upriver people” of Sarawak


‘Ketebung’ or ‘Bedup’ –  The Iban Single Sided Drum/Percussion Musical Instrument


 ‘Pratuakng’ –  The Bidayuh Bamboo Percussion Musical Instrument