Events

Music in Kuching

Rainforest World Music Festival

This three-day gathering, one of the world's great music festivals, is held in the Sarawak Cultural Village. International artists, who usually perform a type of music that is traditional in their country, hold info…
Sports in Kapit

Baleh-Kapit Raft Safari

A challenging, two-day race recreating the experience of Iban and Orang Ulu people rafting downstream to bring their jungle produce to Kapit. Often held in April. For details, check with the Resident’s Office in Kap…
Food & Drink in Kuching

Kuching Food Fair

A huge food extravaganza with hundreds of stalls selling a whole range of meals and snacks – from Mongolian barbecues to Vietnamese spring rolls and deep-fried ice cream. Held in the park in front of the Kuching Cit…
Food & Drink in Bario

Bario Food Festival

Visitors flock to Bario for this three-day culinary festival celebrating traditional Kelabit food cultivation and cooking techniques. Delicacies on offer include plump wiggling grubs known as kelatang, river snails …
Sports in Bintulu

Borneo International Kite Festival

An annual event, usually held over four or five days in September, that brings the world's top kite fliers to Bintulu to compete in the Borneo Sports Kite Championship. Also on the programme are kite-flying demonstr…
Music in Miri

Borneo Jazz

An outdoor jazz festival held over two nights featuring an eclectic ensemble of international talent. Prices quoted here are for door sales; there are hefty discounts for tickets bought online in advance.
Performing Arts in Sibu

Borneo Cultural Festival

A week-long festival of food, music and dance representing Central Sarawak’s Chinese, Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu and Malay-Melanau culture and traditions.
Fair in Kuching

Mooncake Festival

Musical performances and food stalls selling Chinese food, drink and, of course, mooncakes take over Jln Carpenter.
Sports in Belaga

Belaga Rainforest Challenge

The five-day event combines a 17km jungle run with boat races and traditional music and dance performances.
New Year in Kuching

Chinese New Year

The main festivities are along Jln Padungan.