Wednesday, July 01, 2009

More delights for Sarawak rainforest music fest fans

KUCHING: Ardent fans of the 12th annual Rainforest World Music Festival at the Sarawak Cultural Village near here can expect greater comfort and new experiences.

A brand new main and secondary stage has been added so that fans will have a bigger space to move around to enjoy the music in the main performing area.

The timber walkway has also been replaced for the safety of concert-goers, all part of the RM5.8mil upgrading exercise for the village.

“Although the crowd capacity has been increased to 10,000 a night, we are capping it at 8,000,’’ Sarawak Tourism Board chief executive officer Gracie Geikie told reporters at Bangu­nan Baitul­makmur in Petra Jaya yesterday.

She had earlier briefed state Urban Develop­ment and Tourism Minister Datuk Michael Manyin on the final preparations for the popular festival, which kicks off on July 10.

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