What to expect at Borneo Jazz Festival 2013

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Borneo Jazz this year is a bit of a geographical fruit trifle. The 2013 edition will be a blend of eastern spice, western punch, smooth northern cream and southern sunshine.The jazz festival is now in its 8th year. The dates are 10th and 11th May. As usual, a Friday and Saturday of starlit music,  and then the Sunday to recover. It’s going to be, as Borneo Jazz usually is, Jazz Plus Plus . Always jazz, but with tangents into the peripher...

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350 Germans cruise into Sarawak

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KUCHING, Saturday – Three hundred and fifty Germans sailed into Bintulu, Sarawak recently on the MS Europa, part of the Hapag LLoyd Cruises. The cruise ship was on its 17 Days “Hong Kong to Singapore” journey commencing in Hong Kong and cruising through the Philippines, Sabah, Brunei, Bintulu in Sarawak and ending in Singapore. This is the 2nd cruise ship arrival for 2013. On arrival the visitors were welcomed in typical Sarawakian style courtesy...

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An Urban Adventure in Kuching

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Lucky Winners Of Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 T-Shirt Design Annouced

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KUCHING, Thursday – Winners of the T-shirt design competition for both the Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 were today presented with their prizes at a simple ceremony held at the Sarawak Tourism Board. The winners were picked through a public poll conducted on the 22 to 24 February 2013 at a popular shopping mall in Kuching.  These winning designs will be printed on T-shirts to be produced as merchandise items for both...

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Winners of festivals t-shirt design contest announced

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Here are the winners of the Rainforest World Music and Borneo Jazz festivals t-shirt design contest.  Presented by the Director of Corporate Communications, Sarawak Tourism Board, Angelina Bateman, the winners are as follow:Borneo Jazz Festival 20131. Chris Mega ak Gani (Lim Kok Wing Universit of Creative Technology) #22. Siti Zawani Bt Ibrahim (UiTM) #203. Suraida Bt Usman (UiTM) #11Rainforest World Music Festival 20131. Chris Mega ak ...

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BORNEO JAZZ 2013 ANNOUNCED FULL LINE-UP

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KUCHING, Monday – Sarawak Tourism Board today announced the full line-up for the 8th edition of Borneo Jazz that is set to take place at Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri, Sarawak from 10-11 May this year. This year’s festival will be the most diverse in term of musical genres that would cater to all types of jazz fans. Dubbed to be among the prestigious Jazz Festival in Malaysia and set to draw bigger number of festivalgoers this year, the fest...

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