Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival tickets on sale

TICKETS for the upcoming Rainforest World Music Festival are now on sale at Visitor Information Centres in Kuching, Sibu and Miri.

Priced at RM110 for single entry and RM300 for a three-day pass, the tickets are also on sale online at

Children aged under 12 years will be given a 50% discount.

Come rain or shine, the festival is likely to attract more than 22,000 weekend revellers of whom 60% are expected from outside Sarawak.

A spokesman for Sarawak Tourism Board, the festival organiser, said yesterday that there were numerous enquiries especially from overseas and ticket sales were expected to pick up this week.

“We are looking towards another great year,” he said, adding that this year’s festival would be enhanced by the economic recovery in Europe, the United States and Australia.

Twenty music groups representing all the world’s continents will take to the stage with two Sarawak-based groups performing in this rare weekend threat.

Confirmed in the line-up this year are Reelroad’b (Russia), Novalima (Peru), I Beddi (Italy), Braagas (Czech Republic), Bisserov Sisters (Bulgaria), De Temps Antan (Canada), Minuit Guibolles (France), Layatharanga (India) and Farafina Burkina Faso (Mali).

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