Posted date: June 3, 2016
All That Jazz
Ethno jazz, Dixieland swing jazz, New Orleans jazz, rock-infused blues, progressive acid jazz, afro jazz, classical jazz, organ jazz. That was the whole spectrum of jazz performed at this year’s Borneo Jazz Festival 2016. I didn’t even know there was so many! But I’m thrilled that I got ... Read more
Pre-Event: Planting Trees
Borneo is a massive island that is one of the rarest remaining areas of such rich biodiversity and lush rainforests. The Borneo Jazz Festival not only celebrates music, but also educates people about Borneo’s ecological significance and invites them to contribute. I was lucky enough to attend the Pre-Event ... Read more
Posted date: May 16, 2016
Tree planting at this nature reserve alone may not fulfil Miri’s need for urban reprieve, reports Mallika Naguran at Borneo Jazz Festival 2016.
Miri, 12 May 2016. Musicians, journalists, students, politicians and Shell staff came together this morning to plant trees at the start of the two-day Borneo Jazz Festival in ... Read more
Posted date: December 3, 2015
MIRI: The 11th Borneo Jazz Festival to be held at ParkCity Everly Hotel here from May 13-14 next year is expected to attract a crowd of some 5,000.
Datu Ik Pahon Joyik, chief executive officer of Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), organiser of the festival, announced that tickets for the event were ... Read more