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Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo | Expat Living #RWMF

Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo | Expat Living #RWMF

10. The Perfect Venue : The festival is held at Sarawak Cultural Village at the base of Mount Santubong, about 35km north of Kuching. The village features replica dwellings of Sarawak’s different ethnic groups, which are used during the festival for workshops, craft demonstrations and food stalls. 9. Easiest packing in the world : Dress to chill, not to kill. Grab a stack of your oldest T-shirts, a few pairs of your rattiest shorts, a couple of bandanas and some flip-flops, and the packing is complete. The vibe at this festival makes “casual wear” seem downright uppity. 8. Get Inspired : Soak in the myriads of sounds, styles, languages and backgrounds around you. Absorb the meaning of the music. Last year, Farafina, a band from Burkina Faso, played music created in response to the fighting, injustice, racism, famine and war that they experience. They came to the festival w...

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