The Rainforest World Music Festival 2017 will be held on July 14-16 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching. It will feature music from around the world on three stages-two outdoor and one indoor, afternoon workshops, children’s activities, drum circles, as well as varieties of food and a craft bazaar. . For the 20th edition, plans are in place to have more activities including holistic and wellness programmes which will begin as early as 11.00am. . The 20th anniversary celebrations is going to be a HUGE EXPERIENCE. . Starting with only a few hundred people in the audience in 1998, the Festival has grown to an internationally recognized music festival, receiving awards among them as one of the Top 25 Best International Festivals awarded by Songlines Magazine for six consecutive years. . Festival tickets and updates are available online at www.rwmf.net. . The event is supported by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia and Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture Sarawak and endorsed by Tourism Malaysia with Malaysia Airlines as partners.
Facts on RWMF
The Rainforest World Music Festival is a unique festival that brings together on the same stage renowned world musicians from all continents and indigenous musicians from the interiors of the mythical island of Borneo.
Its formula of afternoon informative workshops, followed by evening performances on the main stage has proven to be a hit with the audience, who come from near and far.
The festival site also sets up a variety of food and drink stalls, an arts and crafts area as well as a counter for festival memorabilia, Sarawak souvenirs and CDs by the performing artists, all this contributing to a fun filled, wholesome festival experience. World Music plus a country fair atmosphere in the midst of lush greenery.
The Rainforest World Music Festival, a not-to-be-missed occasion, guarantees a smashing time in the heart of the Borneo Jungle.
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