2019 Programmes

Current programmes below. Watch out for updates!

Primates : At the Origin

The Old Court House

Featuring Ghaffar Pourazar, Liu Yong Sean, Lim Pei Ern, choreographer Jitti Chompee and other locally cast dancers , the show is performed to live music by Orang-Orang Drum Theatre on a site specific bamboo/wooden stage within The Old Court House designed and constructed by architect and curator Wendy Teo.


International Indigenous Film Festival

The Old Court House

A festival-in-a-festival curated by David Metcalf and Emmanuela Shinta of indigenous film screenings, workshops for young filmmakers, dialogues with prominent indigenous filmmakers and networking sessions running throughout RFF2019.


INK Kuching

Borneo 744

A 5-day showcase on the art of tattoos from the region. Come and get yourself inked!


Rainforests Of The World by Ch'ien Lee

The Old Court House

In this photographic exhibition, Ch’ien Lee aims to inspire a deeper understanding of these magical places, their incredible diversity, and how their continued existence is vital for the health of the entire planet.


Redesigning Bornean Experience

READ - Launch of Borneo Laboratory

The Old Court House

A book launch and exhibition about Borneo Laboratory, a laboratory for contemporary art and culture of Borneo.

TASTE - Plating The Wild

The Old Court House

A dining club and exhibition featuring tastes collated from Bornean nature.

SCENT - The Museum of Scent

The Old Court House

A collection of natural scents from plants of Borneo and their stories.


Exhibitions

Over Sarawak by David S.T. Loh

UOB Building, Main Bazaar Road

A festival-commissioned project showcasing the best of Sarawak landscape and scenery via aerial photography.

Jungle Fever by Marie Dargent

The Marian Boutique Lodging House

Fifty loose-hanging, hundred-year old cotton strips with striking acrylic colours, using stenciled cut-outs made of jungle motifs. This is the awe-inspiring exhibition.

Museum of Kuching

The Old Court House

The first museum exhibition to focus on the history of Kuching as a ‘community of communities’, this exhibition will lead visitors on a journey through the historical and social development of a very special community, here in the capital of Sarawak.


Children's Programmes

The Amazing Drumming Monkeys

Borneo 744

Come play with Bongo and Congo, the "not to be missed" monkey puppet duo all the way from Australia!

Let's Play Art Workshops

Borneo 744

A series of art workshops organized by Fun Art Club for adults and children. Click in for more info and register!


Other Events

PechaKucha SPARK

The Old Court House

PechaKucha SPARK inspires to bring creative, passionate young people (Age 20 and below) together to network, meet and show their work in public.

CENDANA ACE Bootcamp

Sarawak Multimedia Authority Office, Bangunan Yayasan Sarawak

Cendana's ACE Bootcamp provides space, resources, time and expertise that hopes to support artists and cultural workers ambitions and expand their ideas into tangible projects or projects onto wider platforms.

Song To The Earth Featuring Kayan Parap

The Old Court House

Come and enjoy the stirring, groundbreaking musical cross-country collaboration between Adrian Jo Milang and musicians from Australia.

The White Rajah of Sarawak

ACCPC Grand Hall, Kuching St. Joseph’s Cathedral

Restaging of the widely-acclaimed original musical theater by St Joseph's Private School.

In Voices : Haunting Tales from Sarawak

The Old Court House

An evening of tingling tales.

LAPIS : Natural Edible Colours of Sarawak

The Old Court House

Curious about how Kek Lapis, a layered baked product originating from the Dutch, is now a cultural and heritage icon for Sarawak as well as many old Dutch territories in Indonesia?

Movie Nights and Local Delights

Kuching Waterfront

A weekend of local food, films and fun!

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