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Entries in sarawak tourism (3)


Sarawak Tourism Festivals & Happenings 2016/2017

From nature tourism, cultural tourism to ecotourism highlights, Sarawak of East Malaysia offers travellers a wide choice of delightful vacation ideas.


Sibu Big Bike Week 2016

Date: December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Venue: Sibu

Organizer: Razz Chopper Motor Club

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/123940507950206/


Kuching City International Darts Championship 2016

Date: December 2, 2016 - December 4, 2016 (6pm onwards)

Venue: Riverside Shopping Mall, Kuching

Organizer: World Darts Federation

Website: http://www.dartswdf.com/tournament_flyers/2016_KuchingCityInternationaDartChampionship.pdf

Miri City Christmas Parade (PC: The Star Online)


Miri City Christmas Parade

Date: December 3, 2016

Venue: Miri

Organizer: City Council & Churches, Miri

Website: http://www.miricouncil.gov.my/


Kuching Christmas Parade

Date: December 3, 2016 (6pm to 10pm)

Venue: MBKS Jubilee Ground, Kuching

Organizer: Methodist Church

Website: https://sarawaktourism.com/event/kuching-christmas-parade/


REDEEMS – Praise Music Festival

Date: December 4, 2016 – December 6, 2016

Venue: Association of Research and Development Movement of Singai Sarawak (REDEEMS)

Organizer: REDEEMS Centre, Kampung Apar-Singai, Bau

Website: http://www.redeems.my/web/

Sibu New Year Countdown Celebration (PC: Sky Scraper City)


Sibu New Year Countdown Celebration

Date: December 31, 2016

Venue: Sibu Town Square

Organizer: Sibu Municipal Council

Website: http://www.smc.gov.my/





Miri Country Music Festival 2017

Date: February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Venue: Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri

Organizer: Planet Conventions and Events – PLACE

Website: http://miricountrymusic.com/


MARCH 2017


Sarawak Marathon, Kuching 2017

Date: March 12, 2017

Venue: Kuching, Sarawak

Organizer: Asia Tourism Alliance

Website: http://sarawakmarathon.ata.my/


APRIL 2017

International Conference on the Teaching and Learning of Languages

 Date: April 3, 2017 – April 4, 2017

Venue: Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: UPSI & Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

Website: http://ictll2017.wixsite.com/ictll2017

MAY 2017


Borneo Jazz Festival (PC: YouTube)Borneo Jazz Festival 2017

Date: May 12, 2017 @ 6:00 am - May 13, 2017 @ 11:59 pm

Venue: Parkcity Everly Hotel, Miri

Organizer: Sarawak Tourism Board

Website: http://www.jazzborneo.com/


7th International Hornbill Conference

Date: May 16, 2017 – May 18, 2017

Venue: Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: Sarawak Forestry Corporation

Website: http://internationalhornbillconference2017.com/


JULY 2017


Rainforest World Music Festival (PC: Malaysia Asia)Rainforest World Music Festival 2017

Date: July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017

Venue: Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching

Organizer: Sarawak Tourism Board

Website: http://www.rwmf.net/






Borneo International Beads Conference 2017

Date: October 13, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Venue: The Waterfront Hotel, Kuching

Organizer: Crafthub Sdn. Bhd.

Website: http://crafthub.com.my/?page_id=539



Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta 2016

In order to promotes local tourism and thereby increase tourist arrivals and receipts, the Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta will be held from 11th to 13th November at Kuching Waterfront, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Apart from the Dragon Boat races and the Sarawak Regatta races, local food and handicraft exhibitions will also be held.  Other side events that will be organised include mooncake festival, brooke swim, duck catching competition, tug-of-war, canoeing and singing presentations by local singers.

What: Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta 2016

When: November 11, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Where: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Who: Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Sarawak

For more information visit the Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta 2016 website here.

Click here for SIDBR 2016 Bulletin.

Organized under the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) Rules and Regulations of Racing, 26 teams from 11 countries, namely Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Netherlands, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, UK, Ireland, Malaysia will be participating in the event.



Rainforest World Music Festival 2013

The 16th edition of Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) will take place from Friday 28 June to  Sunday 30 June 2013 in Santubong Cultural Village, Sarawak.

A Jungle Village Festival - this internationally recognised Rainforest World Music Festival is a unique festival that brings together on the same stage renowned world musicians from all continents and indigenous musicians from the interiors of the mythical island of Borneo. Its formula of afternoon interactive workshops; ethno-musical lectures, jamming sessions and mini concerts, followed by evening performances on the main stage has proven to be a hit with audience, who come from near and far.

Dizu Plaatjies & The Ibuyambo Ensemble from South Africa Festival tickets priced at RM120 for adults and RM60 for children aged 3 to 12 are now available on line at www.ticketcharge.com.my.

A 3-day pass for adults costing RM330 and RM160 for children aged 3 to 12 are also available.