August 7-9th 2015
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, ethno-musical lectures, jamming sessions and mini concerts, 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.
Aerial View of the Damai Peninsular – a prime tourist destination 40-min drive out of Kuching. There are three beach resorts, a 18-hole golf course, a boutique hideaway and a few homestay operators for your accommodation needs. The peninsular is also home to the Gunung (Mt.) Santubong National Park and fringes the Kuching Wetland Areas – a RAMSAR site. Interesting activities include a hike up Mt. Santubong, watch Irrawaddy Dolphins, crocodiles or fireflies. The Sarawak Cultural Village, an award-winning living museum, is nestled at the foot of the legendary Mt. Santubong.