From July 8-10, the jungle-clad foothills of Sarawak's Mount Santubong will come alive with a gorgeous cacophony of sounds. Once again it won't be the cawing hornbills or chattering silvered leaf monkeys that are responsible, but the three-day Rainforest World Music Festival (rainforestmusic-borneo.com
), now in its eighth year and attracting some 20,000 attendees annually to the east Malaysian state. Aside from the spectacular equatorial setting, the event has an impeccable musical pedigree; and this year's bill features 16 acts, from Roma (or gypsy) minstrels to Mongolian throat singers to percussionists from the Ivory Coast. Among the must-see musicians...
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