RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Kuching: Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has been voted for the second consecutive year as one of the Top 25 Best International Festivals by renowned world music magazine, Songlines. This most recent award adds yet another feather to its cap and elevates its status in the international music scene as a festival which has well and truly put Sarawak on the world tourism map. According to the editorial team at Songlines, “This year’s selecti...

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SWISS MEDIA FIND SARAWAK ENTICING

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Kuching: A group of 6 high profile media from Switzerland is currently on a visit to Sarawak as part of their tour to the East Malaysian states of Sabah & Sarawak. They arrived in the capital city from Kota Kinabalu. Accompanying them was representative for Tourism Malaysia PR Agency in Switzerland - Panta Rhei. Tourism Malaysia, Frankfurt and Singapore Airlines, Zurich. Whilst in Sarawak the group visited the Semenggoh Rehabilitation Centre...

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VOTING OF OFFICIAL 2011 BORNEO JAZZ FESTIVAL AND RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL T-SHIRT DESIGN

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The designs will be used to produce official merchandise items at both upcoming music festivals.  The event was officiated by CEO of Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), Dato’ Rashid Khan. The competition was open to undergraduates in Kuching and UiTM Samarahan (UiTM) submitted a total of 45 entries. This year’s competition marked the first time that the public were invited to vote for the winning design and the votes from today’s event will be collat...

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JAPANESE EMERGING STAR TO PREMIERE IN MALAYSIA AT BORNEO JAZZ 2011

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KUCHING: Yuichiro Tokuda, an emerging star in the Japanese music scene will be making his debut in Malaysia at the Borneo Jazz 2011. He studied at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and returned to Japan to form the Yuichiro Tokuda Quintet whose first album was acclaimed as "the cutting edge of the present progressive form of jazz" in Jazz Life magazine. In 2008, Tokuda received an award as the “New Face of the Year in Art & ...

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RWMF 2011 PROMO TICKETS ONLINE

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KUCHING: Promotional tickets to the Rainforest World Music Festival 2011 are now available online commencing March 1, 2011. Limited tickets for the festival on each Friday and Sunday go as low as RM85 only during this promotional period whilst a 3 day pass are going at only RM260. After this promotional period, all daily ticket will be priced at RM110 each and 3 day pass will be offered as on the normal price at RM300. RWMF fans are encouraged t...

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MUSIC FROM ACROSS THE SEAS FOR BORNEO JAZZ 2011

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A GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, A GRAMMY NOMINEE,  bossa nova and sambas, gypsy jazz, Jazz from the Orient, a Dutch sextet, a Japanese quintet, peaceful sounds blending jazz, contemporary Indian roots and rock, Miri born international performer, are among the stunning line-up of artists heading to Miri from every corner of the globe for Borneo Jazz 2011. Borneo Jazz 2011 is the best yet. The upcoming festival’s line-up is sensational. And as announced by...

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STALLS AVAILABLE FOR VENDORS AT RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

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KUCHING: Rainforest World Music Festival is here once again and the organisers are now inviting interested parties to take up stalls at the Food and Village Mart located at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, Kuching during the Rainforest World Music Festival 2011. The festival organizer STB Leisure & Property, a subsidiary of Sarawak Tourism Board is giving interested vendors until February 25 to book the stalls. The stalls are price...

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BROCHURES FOR SIBU & THE CENTRAL REGION

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Sibu: Visitors who wish to visit Sibu and Central Region of Sarawak are not to worry as the Sibu Tourist Map or Sibu and Central Region Visitors’ Guide Book are available at Sarawak Tourism Board’s Visitor’s Information Centre, Sibu and also at the brochure rack at Sibu Airport. Recently, STB management team headed by its CEO Dato Rashid Khan had a successful engagement session with representatives from Sibu Municipal Council, Sibu DTTG (Divisio...

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