Application For Rainforest World Music Festival’s Food & Village Mart 2015 Still Available

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, SARAWAK – The application for participating in the Food & Village Mart for the upcoming Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) to be held from Friday, 7 August until Sunday, 9 August, 2015, will close on Friday, June 1, 2015. Vendors who are interested to take up the booth at the Village Mart will be able to sell and exhibit their local products such as souvenirs, arts or crafts, whilst Food Mart vendors will also be able to sell al...

Find Out More

Rainforest World Music Festival 2015 Inviting Volunteers

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, May 20, 2015– Rainforest World Music Festival is welcoming and encouraging people of all backgrounds to volunteer their time to assist in running the Festival from Friday, 7 August until Sunday, 9 August at the Sarawak Cultural Village. Those who are interested may obtain the Volunteer’s application form at http://rwmf.net/volunteers/ and successful applicants will later be notified via email or telephone. Closing date to return the for...

Find Out More

Aussie’s Doodaddies At Borneo Jazz

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, Tuesday – The 4-piece band “The Doodaddies” from Perth, Australia, will be back at Borneo Jazz Festival this upcoming May in Miri, Sarawak. Featuring Dave Billing, the band’s harmonica player and singer, he specializes in harmonica styles and has developed one of the most distinctive musical charms heard in Australia. While their music is based on Chicago style blues, they also provide a wide range of different jazz genres such as ...

Find Out More

Discounted Tickets For Jazz Available Until April 15

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, Monday – The early bird discounted tickets for Borneo Jazz, a considerable saving from its original price, will be available for sale until Wednesday, April 15. The discounted family package of two adults and two children (7-12 years of age) costs RM80.00, a two-day child pass for RM25.00 and a one-day child pass for RM15.00. The adult pass for early bird is RM60.00 for a two-day pass and RM40.00 for a one-day pass. As from Apri...

Find Out More

Lluis Coloma To Make A Comeback At Borneo Jazz

| Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
Kuching, Friday – Lluís Coloma, the multi-talented Spanish jazz pianist from Barcelona with his New Orleans Jazz, Rock and Roll with influence of Rhythm and Blues will be back in Miri again in May for the Jazz festival. Audience can recalled Lluís Coloma who performed in 2006 and 2007 jazzing different varieties of music styles and compositions as a trio, septet and soloist featuring jazz genre by legendry Carl Sonny Leyland, Barrelhouse Chuck o...

Find Out More

Jump4joy Back At Jazz Festival

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, Monday: Swedish jazz band, Jump4Joy will be back to demonstrate its Swedish-New Orleans influenced jazz style at Borneo Jazz Festival which will be held on May 8 and 9 at ParkCity Everly Hotel in Miri. Cashing on their popularity for being nominated for the Janne Rosenqvist Memorial Prize by the Scandinavian Blues Association as reward for their contributions to Swedish blues, the group hopes to enthrall audience repeating their success...

Find Out More

Empurau Sold At RM6,155 At Hk Auction

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
Kuching, Monday: A 6.5 kilogram Empurau fish fetched a price of RM6,155.72 at the Association for National Office Representative in Hong Kong (ANTOR) Carnival, held at the TMT Plaza in Hong Kong over the weekend. Popular food critic, Mr. Cheung Yat Ho’s final bid of HKD12,888.00 won him the prized trophy beating three others when the bid opens at HKD1,988.00 at the three-day carnival’s. The Sarawak empurau auction was the main highlight of the ...

Find Out More

Borneo Jazz Celebrate Its 10th Birthday

| Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
SARAWAK, Malaysia – Year 2015 marks the tenth anniversary of the Borneo Jazz Festival in Sarawak. The two-day exciting festival of Jazz music will be celebrated on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 in the Resort City of Miri. The organizer, Sarawak Tourism Board proudly presents the best performers’ lineup promising the festival to be a hit celebratory note by bringing back favorite performers from the past years from different countries to cele...

Find Out More

First Cruise Ship Arrival To Sarawak For 2015

| Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
KUCHING, Tuesday – The first cruise ship for 2015, SILVERWIND MONACO, sailed to Sarawak and docked at the Bintulu Port on 6th January 2015 at 8:00 a.m. This is SILVERWIND MONACO’s first arrival for the year and Sarawak is confirmed to receive a total of 8 cruise ships for the year 2015. More are expected to join the list. The cruise ship has been on its 11 Day-cruise from Singapore to Bali, beginning from Singapore and calling on ports in Bintu...

Find Out More

Sarawak To Host Mega Events For Malaysia Year Of Festivals 2015

| Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
KUCHING, 16 December 2014 – With at least 10 mega events already in the pipeline, Sarawak is ready to welcome Malaysia Year of Festivals (MyFest) 2015, the country’s biggest tourism event for next year. This was revealed at the MyFest 2015 briefing session held at the The Pullman Hotel, here, today. The program was attended by the state’s tourism and culture industry players from Sarawak. The session comprised of briefings by the Secretary Gener...

Find Out More

Seeing Green in Bario

| Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
A getaway for those whose minds are weary (but their bodies are not). Last October, I, along with a handful of international media, boarded the Twin Otter turboprop plane from Miri airport for a 50-minute ride to the rural village of Bario, located in the northeast of Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state. Known as the gateway of the Kelabit Highlands, a series of mountain valleys lying slightly over 1,000m above sea level, Bario is often describe...

Find Out More

Fine tradition of longevity noodle making kept alive

| Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
Longevity noodles* and the art of making them is kept very much alive in Sibu. The art is driven as much by passion as it is by strong tradition. The Foochows* consider this a must-have dish for auspicious occasions such as Chinese New Year, birthdays, weddings and anniversaries. While they are now easily available in coffee shop stalls all over Sarawak, the Sibu experience is not complete without savouring a bowl of it seated in a coffee shop wi...

Find Out More