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Win tickets to RWMF 2023 in Kuching and Miri

Music lovers will be able to win tickets to Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2023 as the Sarawak Tourism Boardis having a ticket sales blitz at Vivacity Megamall Kuching, Plaza Merdeka Kuching and Bintang Megamall Miri from 9 th to 11 th June 2023.

The event is expected to start at 10am and go on untill 10pm during the dates.

Those who buy their tickets at these locations stand a chance to join a lucky draw to
win an extra ticket to the festival with terms and conditions apply.

Pre-sale tickets are available from a range of categories: Adult 1-Day Pass Fri/Sun (RM230), Adult 1-Day Pass Sat (RM260), Adult 2-Day Pass Fri + Sat / Sat + Sun (RM440), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM590), and Child 1-Day Pass Fri/Sat/Sun (RM80) – under a limited-period offer.

This 26th edition of the RWMF will feature a diverse range performers of music genres, including Grammy Awards winner, Gipsy Kings featuring Tonino Baliardo from France.

The band is popular with hits as ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Bamboleo’ which are pop-oriented music, distantly derived from traditional flamenco and rumba genres.

Other international performers include Big Mountain from Jamaica and the USA, Safi Theatre from Tanzania, Rastak from Iran, Fasylive from Maldives, Afriquoi from the United Kingdom, Chatusram from India, Rizal Hadi & Folk from Indonesia and Ethno Thai Fusion Sound Band from Thailand.

The line-up will also include performers from Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

On the local front, the RWMF2023 will highlight Malaysian local talents like internationally reknowned Zee Avi, Suk Binie, Aseana Percussion Unit, Nadir, Steve Thornton & Afroasia, Sada Borneo, Tuku Kame, Nading Rhapsody, Geng Wak Long, Buloh Bekocak, At Adau, Meruked, and Orang Orang Drum Theatre.

Themed ‘Reflections’, the RWMF 2023 will see festival-goers not only engage with world music and cultural traditions, but also to connect with and embrace its underlying themes and values.

Cyril Dason

Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.

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