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Is the Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival able to entertain the Sarawak stage this year?

What is “Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival”?

The Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival (often abbreviated as RWMF) is a local ethnic music celebration that will bring together all the groups from all over the world. It is an annual three-day music festival celebrating the diversity of world music, held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, with daytime music workshops, cultural displays, craft displays, food stalls, and main-stage evening concerts. The festival features a wide range of performances from traditional music, to world fusion and contemporary world music. During this event, the RMWF attracts great attention from all over the world to watch performances from world musicians who will present music from their country. By the participating local musician talent to this music festival, it is also will introduce local music to the eyes of the world because on that day there are many visitors from all over the world who will be present to watch this biggest music festival with more than 20 performers that performing with their represented Country.

Audience that coming to RMWF2018 last year. It is expected to be more huge this upcoming RMWF2019.

What is the specialty of the Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival for its location?

The place or location of RMWF is held in a stunning and unique place at Sarawak Cultural Village located in Kuching. The cultural village is located 35 km north of Kuching. The festival takes place among and within the traditional houses of Sarawak’s many tribes and pristine nature of Sarawak’s rainforests. This place is very special because it can introduce the ethnic and culture that is available in Sarawak as well as harmonize with the theme of RMWF which is the celebration of local ethnic music around the world. In addition, tourists around the world can learn about Sarawak as well as enhance the tourism sector in Sarawak during the festival. This attraction can be seen to be more lively in the years to come and attract more and more domestic and foreign players to come to watch and experience their own RMWF experience in their own eyes.

The location of Rainforest World Music Festival.
Local “Rumah Panjang”.
The Sarawak Cultural Village. Evening performances are on two main stages nestled against the base of Mount Santubong .

What about the year 2019 for Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival?

This event is expected to be more exciting this year. It also expects more people to attend the RMWF2019 this year compared to last year’s 2018 as this year RMWF invites more musicians around the world in a very talented world. Among those who will be performing on RWMF2019 are Macka B, Ha Noi Duo, La Chiva Gantiva and Ana Alcaide, Ballet Folcloric de Chile Bafochi and local musicians on this very exciting stage. Macka B is a very influential raggae musician for ethnic music fans and music audiences during his highly anticipated performances as Macka B is one of the “Highlight” musicians during RWMF2019. The influence of Jamaica’s music has spread around the world and almost everybody is familiar with the island’s rafting reggae located in the sub oceanic valley of the West Atlantic Ocean which has the elements of African music that form the basis of Jamaican music. Also, do not forget about local musicians such as At Adau (Sarawak), Darmas (Sabah), Kemada (Sarawak), Stak Bisomu (Sarawak), Suk Binie ‘(Sarawak), Menoa (Sarawak) who will entertain the audience. At the RMWF2019 event there is a 1DRUM.ORG event where popular percussion session for RWMF audience to participate in the evening with theme 1DRUM again this year “EVERYONE CAN DRUM!” which will attract visitors to take part.

Macka B – The highlighted or must see for the Reggae genre lovers.
At Adau, the local talent form Sarawak that will represent Malaysia for this biggest event of RMWF2019
Performers from Bhutan.
OKI from Japan.

Performances from around the world that will entertain the Stage in Sarawak Cultural Village.

A total of 28 participants will perform at the Sarawak Cultural Village this year. Among the groups and countries they represent are At Adau (Sarawak, Malaysia), Ballet Folcloric de Chile Bafochi (Rapa Nui/Chile), Ana Alcaide (Spain), Darmas (Sabah, Malaysia), Druk Folk Musician (Bhutan), Duplessy and The Violins of the World ft Guo Gan (France, China, Mongo;ia, Sweden), Ha Noi Duo (Vietnam), Kemada (sarawak, Malaysia), Kila (Ireland), La Chiva Gantiva (Colombia), Macka B (UK/Jamaica), Mauravann (Mauritius), Mehdi Nasoulli (Morocco), OKI (Japan), Olga Cerpa Y Mestisay (Canary Island), Otava Yo (Russia), Rajery (Madagascar), San Salvador (France), Sangtam Naga (Nagaland), Sedaa (Iran/Mongolia), Spirit Of The Hornbill (indonesia), Stak Bisomu (Sarawak, Malaysia), Suk Binie’ (Sarawak, Malaysia), Suku Menoa (Sarawak, Malaysia), Tabanka (Vape Verde), Talisk (Scotland), TRAD.ATTACK! (Estonia), and WAI (New Zealand).

Important Information.

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Date: 12, 13, 14 July 2019

Where you can stay?

During this event on going for three days, it is suggested to stay at the nearest location or between the city. There are some place such as Damai Puri Resort & Spa, Cove 55, Damai Beach Resort, The Culvert, Penview Hotel, M Hotel, Harbour View Hotel, Telang Usan Hotel, and Abell Hotel. There is also much more hotel that you can stay at Kuching according to your budget during your visits.

The Culvert.
Longhouse Suite Damai Beach Resort.



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