Traditional Georgian music by Alaverdi to enrich RWMF 2015


KUCHING: Named after the highest cathedral in Georgia, Alaverdi will be bringing 4th century music to the upcoming Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) to be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village from August 7-9.

Alaverdi from Georgia will present repertoires of religious chants that are played in different eastern and western regions of the country.

They use traditional string, wind and percussion instruments to perform the country’s traditional music.

Founded in December 2014, they specialise in traditional Georgian folk music which is one of the country’s most exceptional cultural treasures.

Entrance tickets are now on sale. For more information on the festival, log on to its website at

Presale tickets are priced at RM 110 for single adult and RM 50.00 per child while the three-day pass is priced at RM 300 for adults and RM 130 per child.

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