BORNEO JAZZ 2013 ANNOUNCED FULL LINE-UP

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KUCHING, Monday – Sarawak Tourism Board today announced the full line-up for the 8th edition of Borneo Jazz that is set to take place at Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri, Sarawak from 10-11 May this year. This year’s festival will be the most diverse in term of musical genres that would cater to all types of jazz fans. Dubbed to be among the prestigious Jazz Festival in Malaysia and set to draw bigger number of festivalgoers this year, the fest...

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Ben Fogle’s Heart 2 Heart experience with orphaned orangutans

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Join adventurer and explorer Ben Fogle as he visits orangutans at the Matang Wildlife Centre in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Matang is located close to Sarawak’s capital city, Kuching, and is “one of the most beautiful rainforest regions on the planet” according to Ben. It is fascinating to watch Ben being taught how to look after young orangutans – the Centre has a tiered system of teaching the orangutans the skills they need to live back in the w...

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Sarawak video series launched

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Sarawak Tourism has launched the first in a series of videos by adventurer Ben Fogle who is traveling through Sarawak. The first video to air on YouTube features Ben visiting one of Sarawak's natural wonders, the Gunung Gading National Park. You can see Ben's travel tips in this video, including how to catch a glimpse of the rare and giant Rafflesia flower and how to navigate the waterfalls in the park. The Sarawak Travel YouTube channel will...

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SARAWAK TOURISM BAGS ANOTHER AWARD

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NEW YORK - USA, Wednesday – Sarawak Tourism Board has won the 2012 HSMAI Adrian Awards competition. Out of 1,100 entries submitted, STB’s entry was judged to be exceptional by expert hospitality, travel, tourism and media professionals. At least three judges reviewed each entry, and their average score earned us the title of "Winner" in this year's competition. The Board won the silver award for our Re-imaging Campaign. Adrian Awards honors out...

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KUCHING CITY TO HOST 2014 ATF

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VIENTIANE - LAOS, Wednesday – Malaysia will host the 33rd ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) next year and will be held in Kuching from January 16-23, 2014. The Minister of Tourism, Malaysia, Dato Seri Ng Yen Yen, received the plaque to formally pass the “baton” to Malaysia as host country of the 33rd ATF from the Vice Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, of Laos People’s Democratic Republic, Mr. Chaleune Warinthrasak at the closing and handing o...

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IBAN PUA KUMBU EXHIBIT IN LONDON

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LONDON, Tuesday –  The Iban master weavers from Kapit, Sarawak are among others who will demonstrate their textile weaving at World Eco-Fiber and Textile (WEFT) Art held in London, UK. Mr Bangie Embol and Mdm Nancy Ngali from Rumah Garie longhouse, Sungai Kain, Ulu Kapit are mong others who will demonstrate their textile weaving. Mr Michael Lim, renowned fine batik artist from Kuching will also exhibit his works. The exhibition and symposium ...

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Volunteering – Music Festival in Sarawak

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The Rainforest World Music Festival and the Borneo Jazz Festival seek out fresh application from volunteers each year to ensure the smooth running of the respective events. This is a chance for lovers of music, music or event management students to work behind the scene of an international event. Volunteers will have an overall understanding of the operational aspects of the festivals of what it takes to run a successful musical events. He or ...

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VOLUNTEER PROGRAM FOR BORNEO JAZZ AND RWMF 2013 NOW OPEN

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KUCHING, Wednesday – Sarawak Tourism Board today announced the opening of volunteer program for its iconic musical event, Borneo Jazz and Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF). Those interested to volunteer for these prestigious musical event in Sarawak may register respectively in Borneo Jazz website and RWMF website. This is only the application process where those interested in taking part are registered while the successful applicants wil...

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RWMF & BORNEO JAZZ T-SHIRT DESIGN ENTRIES ENCOURAGING

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KUCHING, Tuesday – The entries for the T-Shirt design competition in conjunction with the Borneo Jazz and the Rainforest World Music Festival 2013 is encouraging. Several local universities and colleges have sent their entries to the contest organizer, Sarawak Tourism Board. The yearly T-Shirt design competition, organized for the third time is currently open to University and College both local and international. The selected design entries will...

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Music Festivals T-shirt Design Contest Extended

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Sarawak Soaring into the new year of 2013

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From Sarawak with Christmas love

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