Date: 20 June 2014 - 22 June 2014
Venue: Sarawak Cultural Village
The Rainforest World Music Festival which started since 1997 is making a coming back this June 2014. The festival that was organized by Sarawak Tourism Board is an annual three-day music festival celebrating the diversity of the music world. This festival will be held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The Rainforest World Music Festival offers a variety of programs for this festival such as music workshop, ethno-musical lectures, jamming sessions, cultural displays, craft display, and mini concerts.
The festival features a wide range of performances, from traditional local artists to contemporary music with well-known international musicians from different horizons like Ireland, South Africa, Indonesia, Iran, Denmark and some others countries. Aside from drawing foreign tourists to Sarawak, it highlights the cultures, nature and adventures that are unique to Sarawak. In 2013, this festival had welcomed about 22,390 visitors visited the event with 73% were non-Sarawakians. This festival had received some awards like Winner of the Heritage and Culture PATA Gold Award 2006 and Top 25 Best International Festivals by the magazine Songlines (2010-2013).