MULTIPLE GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEE TO PERFORM AT BORNEO JAZZ 2011

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KUCHING: Multiple Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur is perhaps best known for her seductive top-ten single “Midnight at the Oasis”. Maria Muldaur is often referred to as America's First Lady of Roots Music. From her teen years as part of the folk revival of the sixties, to her recent ‘bluesiana’ efforts, Maria has released more than 35 records which have been embraced by fans and critics alike, garnering many awards and accolades including a Grammy n...

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PACIFIC CURLS SAYS ‘KIA ORA’ TO RWMF FANS

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Kuching: With its World fusion sounds, precise arrangements and a catalogue of songs and instruments that link the Pacific’s primal myths to Scotland’s mysticism, Pacific Curls – a trio consisting of a Pacific Islander, a Maori and a Scot perform totally enthralling world music. Over the years they’ve played together, the three members have accumulated an impressive instrumental collection featuring the ukulele, cajon, fiddle, traditi...

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LIMITED BORNEO JAZZ 2011 SPECIALS AVAILABLE ONLINE

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KUCHING: Another round of promotional tickets to the Borneo Jazz 2011 are now available online. Those who are planning a trip to Miri, Sarawak, are encouraged to purchase tickets which are available online at www.ticketcharge.com.my. This will be the final round of promotional ticket after the previous promotional ended on last January. Limited tickets for the ‘3-day Borneo Jazz Extravaganza’ are available and ...

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STALLS AVAILABLE FOR VENDORS AT RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL 2011

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KUCHING: Rainforest World Music Festival is here once again and the organisers are now inviting interested parties to take up stalls at the Food and Village Mart located at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, Kuching during the Rainforest World Music Festival 2011. The festival organizer STB Leisure & Property, a subsidiary of Sarawak Tourism Board is giving interested vendors until February 25 to book the stalls. The stalls are price...

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INTEGRATED PACKAGES UPS THE TEMPO

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KUALA LUMPUR: The recently launched SarawakIntegrated Packages (SIP) by Sarawak tourism has more enticing promotions to offer Singapore tourists since its introduction last October and will run till June 2011. Consisting of compelling new packages to cater to the diverse needs of tourists it has been well-received by operators and visitors alike, enhancing the level of interest and awareness within the Singapore tourism trade and aims to ...

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KARNIVAL WOW! PUTRAJAYA 2011

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Sarawak Tourism Board had been officially invited by the carnival organiser, Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPJ) in-collaboration with Tourism Malaysia Selangor / Putrajaya as the government agency to promote domestic travel in Malaysia at Karnival WOW! Putrajaya. This year the organiser has chosen “Borneo Paradise” as the main theme introducing interesting packages to Sarawak and Sabah and other famous destination in the country. The object...

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BROCHURES FOR SIBU & THE CENTRAL REGION

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Sibu: Visitors who wish to visit Sibu and Central Region of Sarawak are not to worry as the Sibu Tourist Map or Sibu and Central Region Visitors’ Guide Book are available at Sarawak Tourism Board’s Visitor’s Information Centre, Sibu and also at the brochure rack at Sibu Airport. Recently, STB management team headed by its CEO Dato Rashid Khan had a successful engagement session with representatives from Sibu Municipal Council, Sibu DTTG (Divisio...

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RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL (RWMF) 2011 IS BACK!

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Kuching: Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2011 is now all set to take centre stage come July 2011. Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism and Heritage Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Dr. George Chan Hong Nam announced this yesterday at a press conference held at his office. The event will be held from the 8 to 10 July 2011 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching. To date the organizers have confirmed performers from France (Startijenn)...

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SARAWAK WELCOMES TOURISTS FROM NORTH ASIA

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Kuching: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is confident of a bright outlook for 2011. Starting off the New Year with the arrival of a UK based cruise ship carrying more than 200 passengers earlier this month, it today welcomed tourists from North Asia when Malaysia Airlines inaugural flight from Tokyo’s Haneda airport & Osaka’s Kansai touched down at Kuching International Airport. The 3 times weekly flight leaves Haneda airport on Monday, Wednesday & ...

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A TOUCH OF BRAZIL AT BORNEO JAZZ 2011

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KUCHING: From hot bossa nova to sambas, Cunha & Piper will be performing at the Borneo Jazz 2011 and the group will be featuring contemporary and traditional compositions that have won them fans on three continents. Fernanda Cunha rose out of the rich Brazilian jazz scene to become a rising luminary in international jazz. She was born into a musical house and began her career in 1997 and has since toured Brazil, Europe, and North America perform...

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CRUISE SHIPS BID GOODBYE 2010 & WELCOME 2011

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Kuching: Sarawak Tourism Board bid goodbye to 2010 and welcomed the New Year 2011 by welcoming two world-class cruise ships into Kuching. Noble Caledonia Cruises, ‘Ms Clipper Odyssey’ from the UK sailed into Kuching on December 30th, 2010 whilst The Classic International Cruises, “The Princess Daphne” made the first arrival into Kuching this morning. Both cruises had arrived at the same location, the Sim Kheng Hong Port in Pending, Kuching at ar...

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SARAWAK TO BE DESTINATION OF CHOICE FOR SINGAPOREANS

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Kuching: Sarawak tourism promotion agencies and tour-related companies are set to capitalise on the resurgence of tourism to draw more Singaporean tourists to Sarawak. The initiative has gained momentum following the launch of a range of all-inclusive tours known as “Sarawak Integrated Packages (SIP)” by Sarawak’s top tourism representatives including Deputy Chief Minister and Tourism and Heritage Minister Tan Sri Dr George...

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