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Press Release 2012

Press Release 2012

READY TO GO

The organizer of Rainforest World Music Festival is moving ahead with innovative ideas in ensuring the best preparation for this annual musical event. Picture taken last night at Sound and Light preliminary check at the main stage area.
karuna
July 12, 2012
Press Release 2012

SARAWAK MUSIC DIVERSITY SHOWCASES AT RWMF 2012

Monday, 9 July 2012 – Forming the largest group members of the festival, the Sarawak Percussion & Ensemble from Sarawak will showcase purely ethnic music of Sarawak ranging from the ethnic community of Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu and Melanau. 78 group members lined up, their music and instruments are as…
karuna
July 9, 2012
Press Release 2012

A MELTING POT OF MALAYSIAN CULTURE AT RWMF 2012

Sunday, 8 July 2012 – 15th edition of Rainforest World Music Festival could be among the culmination of musical career for Sitar Maestro, Samuel J Dass from Kuala Lumpur. His flying fingers and sensitive treatment of all the nuances in playing the sitar has earned him deep respect as well…
karuna
July 9, 2012
Press Release 2012

THE LEGENDARY BALAFON PLAYER AT THE RWMF

The legendary balafon player, Mamadou Diabate, comes to Sarawak with his Percussion Mania band. A griot by birth, bound to preserve the traditional music of his forefathers, he brings hypnotic chants, powerful drumbeats, the spectacular ngoni, supported by talking drums, dun-duns, djembes and an electrifying bass. They are all about…
karuna
June 29, 2012
Press Release 2012

MEET IN PERSON WITH RWMF PERFORMERS

KUCHING, 26 June 2012 - The Sarawak Tourism Board is, for the first time ticketing the launch of the Rainforest World Music Festival. The launch which will be held on the 12 July 2012 (Thursday) at the Sarawak Cultural Village is a chance for festival goers to meet in person…
karuna
June 27, 2012
Press Release 2012

BROTHERS THREE KEEPING THE TRADITION AT RWMF

KUCHING, 26 June 2012 - Le Trio Joubran, three Palestinian brothers descending from a family of  Oud makers and players since four generations. The great grand-father, the grand-father, the father and now, Samir, Wissam and Adnan with their deft fingers and dazzling display of mastery have transformed this instrument into…
karuna
June 26, 2012
Press Release 2012

THE MYTHICAL TXALARPARTAS AT RWMF

For the first time in Rainforest Festival history, a Basque band from Spain will be performing. And for the first time also, the amazing sound of the mythical txalarpartas – an instrument made from long wooden boards and was nearly extinct in the 1950s will be heard. The band just…
karuna
June 25, 2012
Press Release 2012

Opening Night Ceremony – RWMF 2012

The Rainforest World Music Festival 2012’s organizers are proud to announce the amazing opening night ceremony on Thursday, 12th July 2012 at Dewan Lagenda, Sarawak Cultural Village. Attendees will be able to enjoy an evening long program of musical shows, speeches and a delicious buffet dinner. The opening night’s festivities…
karuna
June 21, 2012