RWMF 2022 workshops return with more exciting activities for all ages

Promotional poster for RMWF 2022, themed '25th Legendary Rainforest Celebration'.

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KUCHING, June 10: Festival-goers looking forward to the iconic Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2022 from June 17 to 19 will be able to enjoy an array of exciting daytime activities centred around the event’s venue at Sarawak Cultural Village that will reflect on the festival’s 25-year journey.

According to Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) in a media release today, RWMF will bring the diverse talented musicians from different disciplines together under unifying themes to showcase, jam and create unique music in the setting of the Sarawak Cultural Village.

It is through these sessions of intertwining contemporary and traditional music that the legacy of RWMF is built and preserved to keep the world music alive for years to come, it said.


The daytime workshops, which is a prelude and to complement the night concerts at the iconic event, features fun and educational activities with various themes that encompasses the elements of dance, music, story-telling, musical instruments and even a session designed especially for the children to learn on culture and heritage.

Among the highlights of the workshops is the family-friendly Kiddies Club where young children will have the opportunity to learn and play with traditional instruments such as the sape, the kompang and many others.

As RWMF celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, this workshop is a reflection on how important it is to pass on the rich musical heritage of Sarawak to the next generation.

For Day 1 of the daytime workshops at RWMF on June 17, festival-goers can look forward to participate in the activities at the venue and time as follows:

For Day 2 of the daytime workshops at the RWMF on June 18, a busy schedule of activities is available for RWMF fans, as follows:

Day 3 of the daytime workshops at the RWMF on June 19 includes another exciting range of sessions, especially for fans of percussion-based music, as follows:

Meanwhile, the RWMF 2022, themed ‘Legendary Rainforest Celebration’ will be taking on a hybrid format this year with the physical concert at Sarawak Cultural Village while viewers can also livestream it from their homes via an online viewing platform. Visit rwmf.net for more information and to purchase tickets.

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.

Festival-goers can choose from the different ticket categories at pre-sale prices with Adult 1-Day Pass (RM165), Adult 3-Day Pass (RM405), Child 1-Day Pass (RM85), Child 3-Day Pass (RM195) and a 1-Day Family Package Pass for 2 Adults and 2 Children (RM440). The virtual tickets are priced at RM25 per one-hour block. — DayakDaily