ZEE AVI CONCERT 2012 – TICKETS AVAILABLE AT VIC’S

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Kuching, 30 May 2012 – Tickets for Sarawak born international renowned singer-songwriter and guitarist Zee Avi’s homecoming concert to be held in Miri in July 2012, is now available at all Visitors Information Centres in Kuching, Sibu and Miri. The Homecoming concert in Miri will be held at the Miri Indoor Stadium on the 7 July 2012. The concert will begin at 8 pm and will also feature performances from two local bands, The Starlets and The Loze...

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4th edition Rainforest World Crafts Bazaar 2012

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Kuching, 23 May 2012 – The 4th edition of the Rainforest World Crafts Bazaar 2012 (RWCB 2012) is slated to once again feature prominently as an important fringe event to the renowned Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF 2012) now in its 15th year. “RWCB 2012 promises to be even better that in previous years with a greater variety of arts, crafts and creativity focused activities including exhibition sales.  We at Crafthub Sdn. Bhd. as the eve...

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15th EDITION OF RWMF

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Experience The Adventure Of An Exotic Music Festival In Sarawak Music from Sarawak’s traditional Sape, the boat-shaped lute that has become the symbol of the Rainforest World Music Festival, gongs of all sizes and bamboo instruments, the sitar and tabla (the influence of Hindustani music in Malaysia), dhol drums with Malaysian flavours.  All these you will hear alongside music from across the globe. Lovely ladies on fiery fiddles, balafon and ...

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Indonesian Rising Star to perform at Borneo Jazz 2012

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KUCHING, May 1, 2012 –  Virtuoso pianist Nita Aartsen has been described as the rising star of Classical and Jazz in Indonesia. She has held the post of State Pianist for 15 years and while in that capacity, she had the privilege of playing for world dignitaries including the president of the United States.  Nita, in her own indomitable style has taken from the more formal Classical genre and has turned it into feet-tapping, hip-swaying Latino mu...

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ANOTHER RECOGNITION FOR RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF)

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Kuching, 29 March 2012 – Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) has been voted for the 3rd consecutive year in 2012, as one of the top 25 Best International Festivals by renowned world music magazine, Songlines. According to the editorial team of Songlines, “Selection of the festival is based on the broad representation of the quality and scope of music festivals around the world: from city-based events to ones in remote locations such...

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NOTICE OF CLOSURE PAINTED CAVE TRAIL , NIAH NATIONAL PARK

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Please be informed that the Painted Cave Trail is temporarily closed with immediate effect until further notice.This is due to the maintenance works of the plank walk system. The main gate at Gan Kira is also inaccessible to public. Any inconvenience is highly regretted. About Niah National Park Niah is one of Sarawak’s smaller national parks, but it is certainly one of the most important, and has some of the most unusual visitor attract...

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