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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