A luxurious escape lies within this unassuming Bangkok city hotel
The Rainforest World Music Festival returns to Kuching for the 20th time, with this year’s programme featuring dozens of performers, educational workshops for children and adults, ethno-musical lectures, jamming sessions, and a food and crafts bazaar. Among the performers slated to take the stage are Cape Town-based afro-jazz outfit Abavuki; six-piece New Wave Bhangra band Achanak from the UK; traditional Welsh band Calan; as well as Sarawak’s own sape bands Ilu Leto and Lan E Tuyang.
Sarawak Cultural Village, Pantai Damai, Santubong, Sarawak (82 423 600/rwmf.net). July 14-16. Pre-sale, adults, from RM131.20, children (7-12 years old), from RM67.60; at the door, adults, from RM152.40, children (7-12 years old), from RM78.20.