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KUCHING, Friday 26th April 2013 – Sarawak Tourism Board, the organiser of the Borneo World Music Expo (BWME) is inviting those in the music industry to participate in this first-of-its-kind exposition event in the region.

Musicians, managers, record labels, music venues, music professionals, cultural ministries, entrepreneurs, technology companies can register themselves through BWME website.

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Trade Fair is the most important element of BWME

The exposition event to be held from 24 to 26 June 2013 at Pullman Hotel Kuching consists of conferences, workshops, meetings, encounters, trade fair and musical showcases. The event is targeted at musicians and artists who wish to develop new contacts and increase their global reach.

The event is also open to all professionals within the music field for networking sessions, to pick up new skills and exchange ideas in dynamic conference sessions. The expo also welcomes those who wish to to present their wares, products or music.

For the exhibitors at the trade fair, BWME is an ideal platform to reach out to a select group of local, regional and international professionals who work in the cultural realm with special emphasis on music. For the music lovers, who are not interested to attend the conference, are welcomed just to listen to great music at the nightly concerts (showcases) scheduled from 8:00pm onwards at the same venue.

Delegates from all over Asian region will be here and among them are 20 international world music programmers who will share their knowledge in conference sessions. These are the professionals chosen for their interest in and history of booking artists from all over the world to appear at their festivals and venues throughout Asia, Europe, North America and elsewhere. Registered participants will be able to meet the delegates informally and in specially-designed one-on-one encounters.

BWME Conferences and Trade Fair will be open to registered participant from 10:00am – 6:00pm while the musical Showcase will open from 8:00pm onwards (open to public).

The music world is coming to Kuching, Sarawak for the first time. Come meet the professionals of the world music industry by registering yourself at .

Corporate Communications Unit
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Date : April 26, 2013