Borneo Jazz Festival to be held on March 11-12


ALL JAZZ: STB volunteers, Jusfariza Fandy (left) and Andy Bryan showing the Borneo Jazz website with promotional tickets online.

KUCHING: It is time to get ready for the 7th edition of Borneo Jazz.

An adult daily pass to Borneo Jazz 2012 is available online at a special promotional price of RM30 starting yesterday.

This early promotional offer is only available via phone and Internet purchase and is not applicable via outlet sales.

The promotion will be held until March 31.

The ‘not to be missed’ Jazz Festival will be held at Parkcity Everly Hotel in Miri on May 11-12 from 7pm to 10pm.

The organiser is pleased to announce a special preview show on May 10 the opening night.

Ticket to the show including dinner is on sale at RM80.

South Africa’s Schalk Joubert’s 3 Continents Sextet will be performing during dinner.

They will also showcase a local cultural performance.

There will be two previews in Kuala Lumpur prior to the festival on May 8 – 9.

Jazz performers from Indonesia and France will be performing at the preview scheduled from 7-10pm at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus in Sunway and the second venue is soon to be confirmed.

Aiming to be the leading tourism-driven jazz music festival in the region, Borneo Jazz 2012 will introduce the Craft Bazaar and indoor Musical Expo at the venue.

Eight international acts will be featured namely New Cool Collective from the Netherlands, Schalk Joubert’s 3 Continents Sextet (South Africa), Nita Aartsen (Indonesia), SLIXS (Germany), Koh Mr Saxman and Takeshi Band (Thailand), Tangora (France), Tropic Green  (Singapore) and F.V.E. Project (Malaysia).

The Borneo Jazz 2012 is all set to chill jazz lovers.

Be the first to purchase your weekend ticket package, on sale today at