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RWMF 2022: What You Need To Know

RWMF is back! This year’s hybrid Rainforest World Music Festival will be physically held from June 17 to 19, 2022 at Sarawak Cultural Village and virtually via an online viewing platform! Here’s what you need to know: 

 

Performances

This year’s event will bring together musicians from many disciplines, to showcase, jam and create unique music, intertwining contemporary and traditional music to keep world music alive for years to come. 

  • Day 1 (Friday, 17 June)
  • Day 2 (Saturday, 18 June)
  • Day 3 (Sunday, 19 June)

RWMF 2022: What You Need To Know
RWMF 2022: What You Need To Know
RWMF 2022: What You Need To Know

 

Virtual performance slots

Tickets for the online performances are priced at RM25 for an evening and night show each throughout the three-day festival from 17-19 June, with multiple performers per show. For two hours of showtimes per day, online viewers will get to enjoy a showcase of local and international performers performing live on the physical stage together with curated original video content.

 

7.00 – 8.00pm

Day 1
Majlis Seni Sarawak, Joey Ayala (Philippines), ASZA (Canada), Trad Attack (Estonia), Matthew Ngau (Sarawak) and Arthur Borman (Sarawak).

Day 2
Fauziah Gambus & The Geng (Sabah), Issui Minegishi (Japan), Genticorum (Canada) and Desmond Junek (Sarawak),

Day 3
Flame of the Forest (Singapore), Timo Väänänen (Finland), Lau Muang (Thailand) and Silk and Bamboo (Japan).

 

8.00 – 9.00pm

Day 1
Jurij Fedynskyj (Ukraine), Blue Canyon Boys (USA) Phương Bảo (Vietnam), Jerry Kamit & Friends (Sarawak), Gendang Melanau (Sarawak), Abigail Washburn (USA) and Dong Lusheng (China). 

Day 2
Kevin Kolodner (USA), At Adau (Sarawak), Shashank Subramanyam (India) and Genggong Kutus (Indonesia).

Day 3
Debashish Battacharya (India), Yayi Cai (China), Tarika  (Madagascar) and Rining Peter Paris (Sarawak).

 

Workshops

RWMF is back with its format of daytime workshops and evening concerts, with an array of activities planned throughout the festival. Festival-goers can enjoy the best of Borneo handicrafts at the arts and crafts fair, as well as a diverse choice of traditional delicacies from the food bazaar. The daytime workshops bring together elements of music, dance, story telling and culture through fun and educational activities.

Workshops start from 2:00pm, so here are some activities you can expect:

  • Day 1 (Friday, 17 June)
  • Day 2 (Saturday, 18 June)
  • Day 3 (Sunday, 19 June)



 

How to get there?

Parking facilities are very limited, so festival-goers are advised to use one of the shuttle services available to the public and plan their journey accordingly, particularly between 4:00pm and 6:00pm, which is before the night concerts.

 

Van shuttle services

An on-loop van shuttle service to the RWMF 2022 from the Santubong Resort T-Junction checkpoint to SCV is available, priced at RM7 one-way for adults and RM4 one-way for children aged between 7 to 12 years old. The van trip from Santubong Resort to SCV is from 10.00am to 10.00pm, while the trip from SCV to Santubong Resort is between 10.00am to 12.30am.

RWMF 2022: What You Need To Know

 

Bus shuttle services

Bus shuttle services from Kuching to Damai Central is also available at three pick-up points, and will run from 9.00am to 8.00pm at The Hills Shopping Mall, Riverside Majestic Hotel Astana Wing and Plaza Merdeka. For those returning to the city from SCV, the trip from Damai Central car park starts from 12.30pm until 12.30am the next day.

 

Grab Car

Festival-goers going to RWMF 2022 via Grab can enjoy RM8 off to and from SCV using the promotional code: RWMF2022. 

 

 


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