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PHOTOS: Music and more during the Rainforest World Music Festival

This year, the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) made its 21st appearance at the Sarawak Cultural Village, Kuching Malaysia.

A one-of-a-kind festival, RWMF succeeded in bringing world musicians from different part of the globe to rock at the foot of Mount Santubong.

On top of the world-class music, there are plenty of activities to participate from the afternoon mini sessions to its craft bazaar.

The Rainforest World Music Festival will be coming back in 2019 from July 12 till 14. Meanwhile, here are some photos taken on the second day of RWMF 2018.

A batik crafter showing his skills at the Rainforest World Craft Bazaar.
Some of the batik works displayed at the Malay House.
Danison Manium (centre) launched his first sape album on the second day of Rainforest World Music Festival 2018. Also present during the launching were Sarawak Cultural Village’s composer and music arranger Narawi Rashidi (left) and sape maestro Jerry Kamit (second right).
A display of pretty accessories from local entrepreneur Candy Gems Chic.
Festival goers hanging out at Damai Central.
Two instructors from Level Up Fitness showing how to get down at Dewan Lagenda.
Festival goers participated in RWMF Wellness and Lifestyle activity.
U.S. Air Force Band of Pacific Asia performing in front of Orang Ulu Longhouse.
A girl drummer from 24 DRUMS SMK Arang Road, Kuching.
Slobodan Trkulja (left) and Raghu Dixit (right) belting it out on the second night of RWMF 2018. According to Dixit’s Instagram, he decided to have Trkulja from Balkanopolis (Serbia) joining him on stage only an hour before the performance. The result was one of the best vocal performances RWMF had seen in years.
The Raghu Dixit’s bassist rocking it on stage.
Oyme, an ethno band from The Republic Mordovia, Russia.
Ezra Tekola from At Adau.
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Patricia Hului
Patricia Hului is a Kayan who wants to live in a world where you can eat whatever you want and not gain weight. She grew up in Bintulu, Sarawak and graduated from the University Malaysia Sabah with a degree in Marine Science. She worked for The Borneo Post SEEDS, which is now defunct. When she's not writing, you can find her in a studio taking belly dance classes, hiking up a hill or browsing through Pinterest. Follow her on Instagram at @patriciahului, Facebook at Patricia Hului at Kajomag.com or Twitter at @patriciahului.
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