Party people, this one is for you. Are you ready to have the time of your life at the Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival 2023 (RWMF)? Well, get ready to wear your dancing shoes and unleash your inner rhythm because this year’s festival is about grooving to the rhythmic beat.

Trust us, you won’t want to miss this epic celebration of music and culture! With a focus on funky African beats, this year’s festival promises to transport attendees into a world of vibrant rhythms, soulful melodies, and infectious energy.

Where the party at?

First things first, let’s talk about the location. Imagine being surrounded by lush green rainforest, with towering trees and fresh, crisp air. It’s like stepping into a magical wonderland where nature and music coexist in perfect harmony. The festival will take place from 23 to 25 June 2023 in Kuching’s Sarawak Cultural Village, providing a breathtaking backdrop that adds an extra dose of enchantment to the whole experience.

Who’s coming?

Now, let’s get down to the main event — the music! The RWMF is known for its diverse line-up that brings together artists from all over the globe. But this year, the spotlight is on funky African beats. From the infectious rhythms of Afrobeat to the soulful sounds of African jazz, get ready to embark on a musical journey that will make your heart race and your feet move uncontrollably.

Two of its foreign headliners — Safi Theatre Group from Tanzania and Afriquoi from the United Kingdom — will be performing groovy and lively African rhythms that music fans can look forward to grooving along to!

For its 26th year, RWMF has worked to promote environmentally friendly practices and projects, helping to establish Sarawak as a top ecotourism destination for music fans of the future. A total of 199 musicians from 12 nations across four continents will be performing at the festival.

Zee Avi, Suk Bini, Aseana Percussion Unit, Nadir, Steve Thornton & Afroasia, Sada Borneo, Tuku Kame, Nading Rhapsody, Geng Wak Long, Buloh Bekocak, At Adau, Meruked, and Orang Orang Drum Theatre are among the East and West Malaysian artists you can expect at RWMF 2023.

The nitty gritty

The Klook ticketing platform is currently offering a limited number of pre-sale tickets in the following categories: Adult 1-Day Pass Fri/Sun (RM230), Adult 1-Day Pass Sat (RM260), Adult 2-Day Pass Fri + Sat / Sat + Sun (RM440), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM590), and Child 1-Day Pass Fri/Sat/Sun (RM80).

Check out the Rainforest World Music Festival’s official website for more information about the lineup and ticketing.

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