|01||World Routes||20130818||Lopa Kothari visits the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, which presents local musicians as well as bands from across the world on a stage nestling between the edge of the Borneo jungle and the South China Sea.|
Including sets from Malaysian gamelan ensemble Rhythm in Bronze, Sarawak Longhouse band Madeeh, Australian aboriginal troupe Nunukul Yuggera, and million-selling star of Indonesian pop, Rafly Wa Saja, whose songs protest against Rainforest destruction. More from the Rainforest World Music Festival next week.
|02 LAST||World Routes||20130825||Lopa Kothari with more from the Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo, which presents local artists as well as bands from across the globe in a dramatic jungle setting. With festival performances from French vocal ensemble Chet Nuneta and the Shangyin Chamber Music Orchestra, and music from deep in the Rainforest at the Longhouse of sape player Matthew Ngau.|