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Rainforest World Music Festival 2018 (RWMF)

This year marked the 21st edition of the iconic Rainforest World Music Festival. We wrote about it last year and you can read it here. This festival which is fondly known as RWMF is held every year in Sarawak, a state of Malaysia on the island of Borneo. The venue in which this festival took place is called Sarawak Cultural Village, a beautiful place with the legendary Mount Santubong as its backdrop. As for us, Rainforest World Music Festival 2018 or the #RWMF2018 is the 11th that we attended.

Last year, RWMF celebrated its 20th anniversary and it was …

At Adau At Rainforest World Music Festival 2017

In our previous post we highlighted Sarawak’s very own Ilu Leto as one of our favorites in the last RWMF 2017. This time we want to highlight another band from Sarawak, the famous World Music Band, At Adau. They performed in this year’s Rainforest World Music Festival but their music journey started way before that. Like Ilu Leto, all their members are natives of Sarawak, Borneo.

At Adau is a seven-piece band consist of Ezra Tekola (playing Sape’), Jackson Lian Ngau (Traditional Bidayuh music insturment), Meldrick Bob (Drums), Juju Lee (Drums & Percussion), Alfonso Mckenzie (Bass Guitar), Cerdic Riseng …

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