About Rainforest
Fringe Festival

A 10-day spectacle in the heart of Kuching

The best that Sarawak has to offer in terms of art, crafts, music, fashion, food, film and photography

Rainforest Fringe Festival happens right in the bustling capital city of Kuching, leading up to the renowned Rainforest World Music Festival. RFF will bring attention to Sarawak’s rich indigenous arts and culture, giving festival-goers a true sense of the beauty and energy of the land and its people. It aims to reposition Sarawak as more than an adventure destination but also one that has managed to preserve its indigenous culture and keep it alive and breathing in today’s modern day context.

Festival-goers will rediscover Sarawak through film screenings, fashion showcases, photography exhibitions, art and craft bazaars and other displays of Sarawak’s highly underrated trove of local talents.

Fringe events will run for 10 days in Kuching city.

About RWMF

An annual three-day music festival since 1997, The Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) celebrates the diversity of music and cultures across the globe.

Held in Kuching, Sarawak the festival consists of daytime music workshops, cultural displays, craft displays, food stalls and main-stage evening concerts.

It features a wide range of performances from traditional music, to world fusion and contemporary world music; and the convergence of traditional acoustic and modern instruments.

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