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KUCHING, June 14: A shuttle bus service for this year’s Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) from Kuching to its venue at Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) is available to the public at designated checkpoints from June 17 to 19 with a return trip for adults priced at RM40 and children aged 7 to 12 at RM20.
The shuttle bus service from Kuching to Damai Central car park area near SCV will run between 9am to 8pm from three pick-up points at The Hills Shopping Mall, Riverside Majestic Hotel Astana Wing and Plaza Merdeka.
For those returning to the city from SCV, the trip from Damai Central car park starts from 9.30am until 12.30am the next day.
The public can purchase the shuttle bus tickets at the three pick-up points.
For RWMF ticket holders, a limited free return trip daily is up for grabs and the offer will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The shuttle bus service pickup times and ticket counter information are as follows:
Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), in a media release yesterday (June 13), highlighted that it is also collaborating with Sarawak Metro Sdn Bhd to ferry RWMF ticket holders from Riverside Majestic bus stop to SCV via their hydrogen buses.
The public can check on the latest information about the Sarawak Metro bus schedule to the festival from RWMF’s official website rwmf.net and STB’s social media platforms.
For festival-goers who are driving to the festival, an on-loop van shuttle service to the RWMF 2022 from the Santubong Resort T-junction checkpoint to SCV is also available, priced at RM7 one-way for adults and RM4 one-way for children aged between 7 to 12-years-old.
The van trip from Santubong Resort to SCV is from 10am to 10pm, while the trip from SCV to Santubong Resort is between 10am to 12.30am.
STB also advised festival-goers to plan their journey, particularly during the peak hours between 4pm to 6pm which will be before the night concerts.
For detailed information on the shuttle bus service to RWMF 2022, please visit RWMF’s official website or check out STB’s official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts on updates on RWMF 2022.
This year’s Rainforest World Music Festival, themed ‘Legendary Rainforest Celebration’ will take on a hybrid format with the physical concert at SCV while viewers can also livestream it from their homes via an online viewing platform.
RWMF will feature a host of international performers from Canada, India, USA, Finland, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Madagascar, Ukraine, China, Bhutan and Seoul, among others while showcasing a string of Malaysia’s own talents such as Alena Murang, At Adau from Sarawak, Bamboo Woods from Sabah, Bourbon Lassi from Kuala Lumpur and many more.
The daytime musical workshops will bring together diverse musicians from many disciplines, drawing together these talents under unifying themes to showcase, jam and create unique music in the setting of the SCV.
Tickets are available for different categories at pre-sale prices – Adult 1-Day Pass (RM165), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM405), Child 1-Day Pass (RM85), Child 3- Day Pass (RM195) and 1-Day Family Package Pass- 2 Adult and 2 Children (RM440). The virtual tickets are priced at RM25 per one-hour block. — DayakDaily