Thursday, July 26, 2007

Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival: Reunion of sorts on its 10th year


ONCE again the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, near Kuching, reverberated to the sound of music during the annual Rainforest World Music Festival recently.

This year, the festival celebrated its 10th anniversary with resounding success.

The organisers brought back many of the best performers of the past 10 years for a reunion of sorts, while ticket sales hit the RM1mil mark as more than 20,000 people packed the festival grounds over three nights.

Groups making their third appearance at the festival included the ever-popular Black Umfolosi from Zimbabwe, Inka Marka from South America, Shooglenifty from Scotland and Aseana Percussion Unit from Kuala Lumpur, while Canadian multi-instrumentalist Randy Raine-Reusch was appearing for the fourth time.

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