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Bands From Indian Ocean Make A Splash

KUCHING: On the islands of Madagascar and Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, the cultures of Africa and Asia have collided and fused for centuries with fascinating consequences. Africans brought to the Indian Ocean islands the greatly varied cultures of their homelands, including folklore and certainly their musical heritage. Festival goers…
Erivina Jihel
June 9, 2019
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Polynesian Rhythm at RWMF

RWMF 2019 is proud to present two very similar cultures but very different acts from the most South-eastern point of Oceania, the Chilean island of Rapa Nui and the South-western Pacific nation of Aotearoa (the Maori name for New Zealand). There is always a ripple of excitement going through the…
Erivina Jihel
June 9, 2019
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STB Receives Another Excellence Award in Dublin

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) chief executive officer Sharzede Salleh Askor received the Asia-Pacific Excellence Award for the Film & Video category in Dublin yesterday. The exemplary promotional video of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2018 won the award, trumping videos by Marina Bay Sands and many other applicants.…
karuna
February 27, 2019
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The Score Magazine | Rainforest World Music Festival: In Conversation with Angelina Bateman, Director of Events

What’s the idea behind the Rainforest festival? The festival was created 21 years ago with the objective of having an event in support of Sarawak Tourism Board’s objectives of promoting Sarawak as the region’s premier destination which emphasize on performing arts and the preservation of culture. How do you see this…
karuna
June 26, 2018
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Shuttle Bus

This time round, festival ticket holders will get free shuttle ride to and from the Sarawak Cultural Village drop-off and pick-up point. For non-ticket holders, festival tickets will be sold at all pick-up points in Kuching city. Do give yourself some time to purchase tickets to catch the next shuttle.…
karuna
June 23, 2018
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133 Volunteers Selected for the RWMF2018

KUCHING, Tuesday – 133 volunteers will have the experience to be part of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) team.   They were selected from over 300 applications submitted to the Sarawak Tourism Board.   The RWMF volunteer programme is designed to provide volunteers with a learning platform on the teamwork and…
karuna
June 20, 2018