Thursday, July 08, 2010

Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival schedule for the weekend

KUCHING: What is in store in the three-day thirteenth Rainforest World Music Festival 2010 (or 13th RWMF) for local and international media members as well as tourists is like in previous years, members of the media fraternity will have a field day because the chances are that there would be so many stories to tell the world.The RWMF 2010 starts tomorrow (July 9) at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) in Santubong here.

According to Sarawak Tourism Board’s (STB) media programme issued recently, international media members covering the event will start arriving this morning (July 8).

At 2pm today, they and also members of the local media will assemble at the Media Centre at Santubong Kuching Resort (SKR) for the purpose of registration.

At 3pm, STB and the main organisers will brief the media.

The launching ceremony and welcome dinner for the 13th RWMF will be held tonight (around 6pm) at the Old Court House (now known as Sarawak Tourism Complex).

At 11am on Friday, the media centre at SKR will hold a press conference for international performers namely Reelroad’b of Russia, Novalima (Peru), I Beddi (Italy), Braagas (Czech), Bisserov Sisters (Bulgaria), De Temps Antan (Canada) and Shanbehzadeh Ensemble (Iran).

Then a 13th RWMF workshop will be held at the Dewan (Hall) Lagenda, Iban Longhouse and Auditorium at the SCV starting from 2pm until 5pm.

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