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When is Rainforest World Music Festival?

The 21st Rainforest World Music Festival will be held on 13-15 July 2018.

Where is the venue?

The festival first started in 1998 at Sarawak Cultural Village. Since then it has been its home to date. This year, the venue has expanded to include Damai Central.

Where can I stay?

There is a wide range of accommodation available in Kuching. For details please check out our Accommodation page.

How can I get to the Festival venue?

Limited car-parking facilities are available near the festival site. However, to avoid any inconvenience, you are encouraged to catch the shuttle buses which will operate at regular intervals during the event. For shuttle bus schedule and fares please click here.

How much are the tickets?

Please check out our Tickets page for further information.

Where can I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets online. If you have any questions regarding tickets please contact us at [email protected]

What do I need to do to be able to pick up my wristbands?

If you have bought your tickets online, please print out your E-Ticket or scan it and bring it to the Front Gate.  Please make sure the barcode print or scan correctly.  If you do not have access to a printer, please have your order number to be checked at the Front gate of the Festival.

What do I need to do to be able to pick up my wristbands?

You just need to provide your E-ticket at the Front Gate.

Is re-entry allowed at the Festival?

YES, only with genuine and proper wristband issued by the Organiser at the Front Gate.

When do the gates open to go into the festival?

Doors open at 10.00am, with activities such as Mini Sessions, Wellness & Lifestyle sessions, Cultural Snippets and Film Screenings, Kid’s Sessions and Performances. After the final concerts of the night, a DJ session will be held at Escobar in Damai Central. More details on Festival Programme page.

Will I be searched upon entry to the festival?

Yes, all items are subject to search prior to admission to the festival. Items not allowed into the Festival area must be returned to your vehicle or disposed of prior to admission.

What should I leave at home?

NO-pets, glassware, sharp objects or other large accessory items are allowed. The Organiser reserves the right to modify this policy to include any item that may impede the safety and enjoyment of others attending the Festival.

What form of payment are accepted at the festival?

Preferably CASH in Malaysian Ringgit currency please.

Is there an ATM at the Festival location?

There is one ATM at Damai Central (RHB Bank) but festival-goers are encouraged to bring an adequate amount of money before arriving at the venue, in case of complications with the machine.

Will I be able to buy food and drinks at the festival?

YES, there will be varieties of food and drinks available.

Can I bring my own food and beverages into the Festival?

Sorry, but NO outside food or beverages may be brought into the festival. We encourage you to bring small chairs and mats. Thank you for your co-operation.

Does the festival offer disability assistance?

To request for assistance, please contact us at [email protected]

What if it rains?

The festival will go on Rain or Shine, artists and times are subject to change without notice, no refunds.

I am a member of the media interested in covering the Festival. Whom do I contact?

For media related interest, please contact Gustino Basuan at [email protected]

I am a photographer. Who do I arrange a photo pass through?

For all media questions and requests please contact Gustino Basuan at [email protected]

 How do I become a sponsor?

For Sponsorship information, please visit our sponsorship page for more information.

I am interested in volunteering, whom do I contact?

Please email Sarren Michael Abu at [email protected]