Event and Ticket Information
Rainforest World Music Festival 2016
A three-day music and cultural festival in Santubong of Sarawak. Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) brings together renowned world music artistes from around the world including indigenous musicians from the heart of Borneo. The songs and music often blend world music with folk, classical even rock genres.
RWMF began way back in 1998 and is today Asia's popular festival and cultural destination. RWMF is a family-friendly event with an accent on participation especially at the afternoon workshops. It has an air of festivity and fun from afternoon
Organisers: Sarawak Tourism Board and partners
Friday 5 August to Sunday 7 August 2016 at the Sarawak Cultural Village, Santubong. Kuching, Sarawak.
Sarawak Cultural Village, Santubong in Kuching, Sarawak.
How to Get There?
Fly in to Kuching using budget or national carriers. Stay at lodges, backpackers inn or hotels in Kuching or Damai. You may camp there too! Regular bus shuttle service will take you to and fro Kuching town to the festival grounds in Santubong from afternoon until after midnight. Get more details on pick up points and timing at RWMF website here.Camping packages at RWMF here.
Practical Tips at RWMF
Get there early - start with lunch at the festival and stay on. Bring a change of clothes as it gets really warm in the day.
Get the festival program and mark out what you want to see in the afternoons - from workshops to mini-concerts that run at the same time at different venues - you'll be running around like mad if you do not plan ahead!
Take a picnic mat or lawn chair.
Wear something light and breezy. Temperature averages 28-32C there, and it might rain too. Be prepared!
Get friends to go with you!
No animals unless you're the beast!
More RWMF practical tips here.
RWMF Environmental Footprint
RWMF strives to reduce its environmental footprint by organising tree planting campaigns, its attention to recycling and the use of shuttle buses to reduce carbon emission.
Book Up Now on Early Bird Rates!
Tickets Pre-Sale (now until 4 August 2016) - Buy Online
Adult (1Day Pass) RM120.00
Adult (3Day Pass) RM320.00
Child (1Day Pass)* RM60.00
Child (3Day Pass)* RM140.00
Family package (2 Adult + 2 child tickets) RM240.00
Ticket Sale from 5-7 August and at the Door:
Adult (1Day Pass) RM140.00
Adult (3Day Pass) RM380.00
Child (1Day Pass)* RM70.00
Child (3Day Pass)* RM170.00
(2 Adult + 2 child tickets) RM240.00 RM280.00
* Child (7-12 years of age)
All prices include GST