Tickets for virtual RWMF 2022 available now

RMWF 2022 '25th Legendary Rainforest Celebration'.

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KUCHING, May 21: Sales for tickets to the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2022’s virtual performances can now be purchased at the festival’s official website at

In a statement today, Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) said, with the theme ’25th Legendary Rainforest Celebration’, RMWF this year is being held as a hybrid event with the physical concert taking place at Sarawak Cultural Village. At the same time, viewers can also live stream it from their homes via an online platform.

“Tickets for the online performances are priced at RM25 for an evening and night show each throughout the three-day festival from June 17 to 19, with multiple performers per show.

“For two hours of showtime per day, online viewers will get to enjoy a showcase of local and international performers performing live on the physical stage together with curated original video content,” it said.

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, including a string of Malaysia’s own talents such as Alena Murang, At Adau from Sarawak, Bamboo Woods from Sabah, and many more.

For the RWMF virtual performances slot from 7 to 8pm, Day 1 (June 17) will feature an opening performance by Sarawak Arts Council, followed by Joey Ayala (Philippines), ASZA (Canada), Trad Attack (Estonia), Matthew Ngau (Sarawak), and Arthur Borman (Sarawak).

Day 2 (June 18) will showcase Fauziah Gambus & The Geng (Sabah), Issui Minegishi (Japan), Genticorum (Canada) and Desmond Junek (Sarawak), while Day 3 audiences can look forward to Flame of the Forest (Singapore), Timo Väänänen (Finland), Lau Muang (Thailand), and Silk and Bamboo (Japan).

For the 8 to 9pm slot, Day 1 will showcase Jurij Fedynskyj (Ukraine), Blue Canyon Boys (USA) Phương Bảo (Vietnam), Jerry Kamit & Friends (Sarawak), Gendang Melanau (Sarawak), Abigail Washburn (USA), and Dong Lusheng (China) in action.

Day 2 will feature Kevin Kolodner (USA), At Adau (Sarawak), Shashank Subramanyam (India), Genggong Kutus (Indonesia), while Day 3 will highlight Debashish Battacharya (India), Yayi Cai (China), Tarika (Madagascar), and Rining Peter Paris (Sarawak).

For those attending physically, they can choose from the different ticket 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 for two adults and two children (RM440). — DayakDaily