Sarawak News and Events
Sarawak is located on the island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world, north of the Equator. With its beautiful blue skies and tropical breezes you can bathe in the sandy beaches and palm-fringed state of Sarawak. Tropical showers cool the land with heavier rainfalls during the monsoon months from November to March.
Sarawak, where adventure lives
If adventure had a home, it would be the vast wilderness. Sarawak's rainforests are some of the most diverse and protected ecosystems in the world today. Rich abundant wildlife is what attracts visitors from around the world. This place is for animal lovers. Grand, green, awesome! Like no other place on earth.
If adventure had a home, it would be filled with the friendliest people on earth. Most of the people of Sarawak are sedentary farmers who live in communal longhouses and practice swidden rice agriculture. This state has the most diverse ethnic groups with a very distinct culture, language and lifestyle. A variety of religion with 45 different languages and dialects runs this town. In spite of these differences, the locals epitomise peace, harmony and unity.
If adventure had a home, it would be here when one arrives as a guest and leaves as family. If adventure had a home, its home would be Sarawak. Come and explore our vast wild home of adventure!
Annual Events & Festivals
Kaul Festival (April): Kaul is a traditional festival celebrated by the Melanau community living along the coast of Central Sarawak region. The festival is a ritual of purification and thanks giving to the spirit of the sea as well as one of the propitiations for good fortune
Borneo Jazz Festival (May): Asian, Latin, contemporary, Caribbean, and all that jazz. This genre finds its way to the northern most city in Sarawak for an outdoor international festival for the easy going people of Miri.
Rainforest World Music Festival (August): A 3-day music festival that celebrates the diversity of world music in an exhilarating rainforest. It is indeed music with nature. Enjoy the sweet sounds of nature and ethnic music from talented musicians. Performers and fans flock from around the world to participate in musical workshops and enjoy evening concerts.