BORNEO JAZZ FESTIVAL TO TAKE SARAWAK JAZZ SCENE TO ANOTHER LEVEL WITH FAB LAB

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SARAWAK, 6th MAY 2022 – The upcoming Borneo Jazz festival promises to keep building on the music tourism ecosystem in Miri to elevate the resort city as a cultural and music centre. Bringing musicians of diverse cultural backgrounds together to celebrate jazz music and empower the local community, a new artist residency programme called FAB LAB will be an intense six-week interactive workshop in Miri for 30 musicians starting 9th May – 18th Ju...

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Jazz in the Jungle with Borneo Jazz 2022

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SARAWAK, 20th APRIL 2022 – One of Southeast Asia’s longest running international jazz festivals - Borneo Jazz festival (BJ) - is back once again, bringing musicians of diverse cultural backgrounds together to celebrate jazz music and empower the local community. Themed “Jazz in The Jungle”, the Borneo Jazz festival will be held from 24 to 26 June 2022 in a hybrid format to reach out to the greater jazz-loving community worldwide. The physical ...

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RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL RETURNS IN JUNE 2022!

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KUCHING, 13 APRIL 2022 – The most awaited music festival in Malaysia, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF), is back once again, celebrating its 25th anniversary as a hybrid event for the first time since the beginning of the music festival in 1998. This year, the music festival themed “Legendary Rainforest Celebration” being held from 17-19 June 2022 will take on a hybrid format, with the physical concert taking place at Sarawak Cultural...

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“Double The Deals, Double The Fun” Sia Sitok Sarawak 3.0 And Sia Sitok Accommodation 2.0 Sold Out

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KUCHING, 5 April 2022 – The Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) tourism and staycation homegrown brand’s campaigns – the Sia Sitok Sarawak (SSS) 3.0 and the Sia Sitok Sarawak Accommodation (SSSA) 2.0 – received an overwhelming response from local travellers with both campaigns being sold out before their ending dates on 30th April 2022. To date, both the homegrown campaigns have accumulated RM3.6 million total sales - with the SSS 3.0 generating more ...

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Sarawak Increase Visibility In Indian Travel Market Through ITB India

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KUCHING, 5th April 2022 – Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) officially participated in ITB India, an annual 3-day business-to-business trade show as part of its effort to further increase its visibility in the Indian and South Asian Markets. STB, along with local travel and tour operators from the southern, central and northern regions of Sarawak networked with traders virtually at the Sarawak stand housed in Imperial Hotel, Kuching from 5th – 7th A...

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Sarawak Welcomes Back First International Travellers To Capital After Borders Reopen

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SARAWAK, 3rd April 2022 – Sarawak embraced its first batch of international travellers to Kuching from Singapore today, marking a vital step forward in transitioning to endemicity after almost two years of stringent border controls to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Deputy Minister of Tourism Datuk Sebastian Ting was on hand to greet the 157 passengers who arrived aboard Scoot Airlines with the ministry’s permanent secretary Hii C...

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