2017 Programmes

Unveiling Sarawak through arts, culture, and heritage.

Theatre of Clothes

8 July 2017

The Waterfront Hotel

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.

Designers/Brands: Dato’ Tom Abang Saufi, Edric Ong, Neng Kho Razali, Ong Shunmugam, Ramsay Ong, Tanoti, Tun Jugah Foundation, Market Finds.


Sada Kamek

9 July 2017

Kuching Amphitheatre

These accomplished homegrown artists converge their musical talents for one night only with both modern and traditional instruments.

Musicians: Alena Murang, At Adau, Dayang Nurfaizah, Mathew Ngau, Nading Rhapsody, Noh Salleh, Pete Kallang, Tony Eusoff.

Photography Exhibitions

7–16 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

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

Photographers: Ch’ien Lee, Jimmy Nelson, K.F. Wong.

Craft and Vintage Market

8–9 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

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

Art Exhibitions and Showcases

7–16 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

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.

Artist & Exhibition title: Berawan 1955, Textile Tales of Pua Kumbu, OH! Rainforest, Spencer Byles, Alena Murang, Kendy Mitot, Raphael Scott Ahbeng.

Forgotten Sounds

7 July 2017

Telang Usan Hotel

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

Performance group: Det Diet Ensemble, Borneo Bamboo Band

Talk: Jimmy Nelson

8 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

Art curator Anke Degenhard talks about Nelson’s photo treasury and how it helps preserve the lifestyles of vanishing tribes the world over.

Talk: Alfred Wallace

9 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

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.

Talk: Charles Hose

9 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

Numerous Bornean amphibians, birds, and mammals were named after Charles Hose. Dr Antonio Guerreiro will share about the life of the beloved colonial administrator, ethnologist and zoologist.

Talk: The Healing Forest

13 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

Discover the healing properties of flora found in the rainforest known to be effective among the indigenous communities. This talk will be conducted by Datin Dona Drury Wee.

Rainforest Films & Documentaries

8–16 July 2017

The Old Court House, Sarawak Tourism Complex

The rainforest is the perfect backdrop for various film genres, including adventure, horror and romance. Behold the intoxicating effect the rainforest has on its inhabitants and visitors.

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