Friday, June 14, 2013

Borneo World Music Expo to make debut soon

KUCHING: The state is set to add another international-level music event to its impressive repertoire with the hosting of the inaugural Borneo World Music Expo from June 24 to 26 here.

The state currently hosts the annual Borneo Jazz Festival and the iconic Rainforest World Music Festival.

Events at the expo will include conferences, workshops, networking sessions, a trade fair and musical showcases.

The event is targeted at musicians and artists to help them develop new contacts and a global reach.

Expo organiser Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) is encouraging participants from the world music industry to participate in this ‘first of its kind’ expo in the region.