Rainforest Fringe Festival
returns this year!

Taking place from the 6th of July until the 15th of July 2018, Rainforest Fringe Festival will bring the very best of Sarawak’s music, art, craft, film, photography, food, and culture.

Much more than an adventure destination, experience another side of Sarawak through its history, nature, and culture. The 10-day spectacle will be filled with spellbinding sights, superb sounds, and tantalising tastes of Sarawak in the heart of Kuching.

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“I’m torn between telling people how wonderful Kuching is and keeping it a precious secret -it’s such an underrated gem.”

– Mayo Martin, Channel News Asia, Singapore

#RFF2018 is Just Around the Corner!

Rainforest Fringe Festival dates are getting closer, so mark your calendars! Taking place on 6-15 July in Kuching, Sarawak, don’t miss out on the opening event Sarawak: The Indigenous Showcase, the electrifying First People Party, the Bamboo That Binds & Wood programme, Yoga in the Wild, various art and photography exhibitions, The Market, film screenings, and more!

The full 2018 programme is coming soon - stay tuned for announcements!

“The Rainforest Fringe Festival is all about Sarawak and is for everyone. It will be an exciting time for all to come together and be immersed in art, nature, history, tradition, culture and fun.” - Joe Sidek, RFF Director

Programme 2017

Theatre of Clothes

This fashion extravaganza features designers who have made a name in local and international high fashion runways with their unique fusion of urban, contemporary, and ethnic motifs. To watch the full video, click here.

Art Exhibitions and Showcases

Using a variety of mediums, these individuals seek to create a unique world inspired by the beauteous nature of the rainforest and its diverse population.

Photography Exhibitions

The lush rainforest and its remarkable inhabitants are the focus of these vivid images through the lens of talented photographers.

Forgotten Sounds

Det Diet Ensemble and the Borneo Bamboo Band come together to create beautiful music rarely heard beyond the confines of remote villages.

Craft and Vintage Market

A mélange of handmade products and handicrafts reflecting the soul of the rainforest. There will be something for everyone!

Talk: Alfred Wallace

A number of animal and plant species in Sarawak were discovered and identified because of Alfred Wallace’s inquisitive and tenacious spirit. This talk by Prof. Dr Andrew Alek Tuen, explores his life and legacy.


Special Events

Rainforest World Music Festival

A unique festival that brings together renowned world musicians from all continents and indigenous musicians from the interiors of the mythical island of Borneo.


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