27th June 2024 New Delhi, Delhi, India Tourism Malaysia is excited to announce the much-anticipated Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2024, set to take place at the enchanting Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching, Malaysia, from June 28th to 30th, 2024. As one of the most celebrated events on the global music calendar, RWMF transcends its traditional role, embodying the theme of ‘EVOLUTION’ by seamlessly intertwining sustainability, responsible tourism, and cultural exchange.

The RWMF 2024 promises an unforgettable experience, drawing inspiration from the rich tapestry of cultures that call Malaysia home. With an anticipated attendance surpassing last year’s record of 20,000 visitors from around the globe, the festival is poised to showcase the best of world music in a setting that celebrates diversity and unity.

Aligned with the festival’s dedication to sustainability and responsible tourism, RWMF 2024 embodies the vision of fostering positive change for a better, more environmentally conscious future. Through eco-friendly initiatives and advocacy for greener practices, the festival stands as a beacon of progress in cultural celebrations.

The Sarawak Tourism Board is proud to host the Rainforest World Music Festival 2024, an event that goes beyond music to promote sustainability, cultural exchange, and responsible tourism. As they celebrate the ‘EVOLUTION’ of the festival, they look forward to welcoming visitors from around the world to experience the magic of Sarawak.

As the festival enters its 27th edition, RWMF 2024 marks a significant milestone in its journey. With a renewed emphasis on sustainability and conservation, the event aims to evolve into a dynamic platform advocating for sustainable practices in tourism and conservation among key opinion leaders, environmental advocates, and youth changemakers.

Event Flow:

  • Day 1 (June 28th): Opening ceremony followed by performances showcasing the diverse musical traditions of Malaysia and the world.
  • Day 2 (June 29th): Workshops, cultural exchanges, and interactive sessions with musicians and artisans.
  • Day 3 (June 30th): Grand finale featuring electrifying performances by international and local artists, culminating in a celebration of unity and diversity.

International Participation:

  • Renowned musicians and performers from across the globe, representing diverse musical genres and traditions.
  • Interactive workshops and cultural exchanges offering attendees the opportunity to immerse themselves in the music and traditions of different cultures.

Accommodation and Dining:

  • Sarawak Cultural Village offers a range of accommodation options, from traditional longhouses to modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay for festival-goers.
  • Explore the vibrant culinary scene of Kuching, with a variety of local delicacies and international cuisine available to tantalize your taste buds.

Places to See Around the Festival:

  • Explore the lush rainforests and stunning natural beauty of Sarawak, including national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and cultural landmarks.
  • Experience the rich cultural heritage of Sarawak through guided tours, traditional performances, and immersive cultural experiences.

The Sarawak Tourism Board is excited to showcase Malaysia’s cultural diversity and natural beauty through the Rainforest World Music Festival 2024. As they come together to celebrate music, culture, and sustainability, they invite travelers from around the world to join us on this extraordinary journey.