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July 12 - 14
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Heart of the festival

The workshops at the Rainforest World Music Festival offered unique jam sessions, an educational experience and unexpected enjoyment. For 15 years, the rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Sarawak, has mesmerised audiences from around the world. It has even been listed as one of Songlines magazine’s top 25 music festivals in ...

Pesta Musik Dunia di Hutan Hujan

Pagi itu saya menyetir sendiri mobil saya menuju Malaysia yang berbatasan langsung dengan tempat saya tinggal di Pontianak.  Negara bagian Malaysia yang saya tuju adalah Sarawak yang beribukota Kuching. Read more..

Sustainable Growth and Greening of the 2012 Rainforest World Music Festival

The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) started yesterday July 12, 2012 with a tree planting event. Musicians, dignitaries, festival staff, volunteers and members of the media..

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.

Rainforest World Music Festival 2012 (Gaia Discovery)

Rainforest World Music Festival 2012 (Gaia Discovery)

A Summer of World Music Festivals in 2012

A Summer of World Music Festivals in 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 ...

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 ...

15th Rainforest World Music Festival (NST)

15th Rainforest World Music Festival (NST)

RWMF TALENT SEARCH WINNER BECOMES INTERNATIONAL

They are the Winner of the RWMF Talent Search 2011 held at Kuching Waterfront last year. These 6 young boys, still at College and are coming back this year..

RAINFOREST FEST TICKETS TO BE ON SALE AT BOULEVARD ON JULY 6

Kuching, Wednesday:  Festival goers will have the chance to make advance purchases of Rainforest World Music Festival entrance ticket at the new Wing of the Boulevard Shopping Mall, here on Friday, July 6 from 5.00 pm to 9.30 pm. A spokesman from the project committee said that this would give ...

Rainforest World Music Festival Preview 2012

The Rainforest World Music Festival Preview 2012 is coming right to your doorstep this July 10 & 11 2012 at Taylor's University Lakeside Campus. Rainforest World Music Festival is a unique festival that brings all form of music together on the same stage..

Kun Dian Ri Bao (Pontianak Post Group)

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rainforest World Music Festival 2012 (Malaysia Jao)

Rainforest World Music Festival 2012 (Malaysia Jao)

Mother Nature called, she’s having a PARTY! (Party with Rimka)

Mother Nature called, she’s having a PARTY! (Party with Rimka)

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 won ...

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 will ...

Gigs galore: Five world class music festivals – Travel (TIMEOUT KL)

Gigs galore: Five world class music festivals - Travel (TIMEOUT KL)

Plans afoot to build RM8 mln cultural centre (THE BORNEO POST)

Plans afoot to build RM8 mln cultural centre (THE BORNEO POST)

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF) LAUDED AS OF THE TOP FIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS IN ASIA (ROYAL BELUM)

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF) LAUDED AS OF THE TOP FIVE MUSIC FESTIVALS IN ASIA (ROYAL BELUM)