STB and Traffic Police To Regulate Traffic Flow At RWMF This Weekend

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KUCHING, Wednesday – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) and the traffic police will regulate the expected heavy traffic flow during this weekend’s Rainforest World Music Festival. The 16th edition of RWMF will be held here at Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) from Friday to Sunday. Only cars with allocated car sticker of RWMF 2013 will be allowed to enter towards Sarawak Cultural Village. Members of the public intending to drive to the festival are ...

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Rainforest World Music Festival Preview Show at Taylor’s University

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This preview show will be staged at Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya from  25th-26th June 2013, 6.30pm-11pm. Entry is free. These are the bands who will be showcasing their music. Dizu Plaatjies & The Ibuyambo Ensemble from South Africa  Sub-Saharan African music. Painted warriors, female dancers, traditional music played on handmade instruments. Exulted voices, wonderful instrumental textures a...

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A Quick Take of Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 Bands

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We have created a short write-up for each of the twenty-one (21) bands performing at this year's Music Festival. They are not listed in any order. BAND About The Band MADEEH (Sarawak, Malaysia) Bidayuh traditional roots music on hand-made bamboo instruments and drumsMusic like it has been in the jungles of Borneo for centuries.   RAFLY WA SAJA (Indonesia) The unique voice of Aceh and Rafly combined with some of the top musicia...

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Ben Fogle’s Sarawak Adventure – Fairy Cave and Seafood

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Bisaya Buffalo Race Festival in Limbang Sarawak

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The buffalo race festival, also known locally as 'Pesta Babulang', is significant to the Bisaya community in Limbang. The Bisaya is one of the twenty-seven ethnic groups of Sarawak. This year’s Pesta Babulang 2013 will be held at Batu Danau, Limbang from June 7-9. As always, it will highlight the many facets of Bisaya unique culture, traditional foods and local handicrafts to visitors.   The highlight of the festival is the buffalo rac...

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