Saturday, December 7

SCV to host Borneo’s biggest trance music fest

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Issac (centre) promotes the festival with Akesson and local event co-ordinator Abang Azlisyam Abang Zainoren.

KUCHING: ‘A Land Of Trance 2014’ — the biggest electronic dance music festival in Borneo – will be held at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV) on Dec 12-13.

Mysterious Asia Sdn Bhd manager Mohd Khalid Issac said the festival will showcase the genre to music lovers.

“This event is in synchronisation with many music festivals around Asia for the month of December and SCV is the perfect venue for this kind of festival,” he told a press conference yesterday.

“In Kuala Lumpur this music genre is very popular and we want to share and get acceptance for this kind of music here and to get the impact we bring in some of the best trance music artistes to Sarawak and in particular to Borneo.”

The festival will feature international acts such as Orjan Nilsen (DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs), Alex MORPH, MaRLo, Lisa Lashes, Sneijder, Bryan Kearney, Ben Gold, Bjorn Akesson, Alexander Popov, Antillas, Betsie Larkin, Susana and Alexandra Badoi.

Malaysian talents include Herbert Lye and Azlie Azurael, IMX projext (Mister Ariffin and Adham Nasri), Neoteric Nova and G-Nerate.

Khalid said the festival aims to enhance togetherness between the local talents and international acts, as well as revellers and promoters around the world.

“We hope that people will recognise electronic dance music and we want to deliver the best festival and give maximum satisfaction to our supporters as well as safety while watching and going to the festival venue,” he said.

Pre-sale tickets priced at RM88 for two days and VIP tickets at RM158 for two days are now available.

Door sales will be RM108 (two days) and RM188 (VIP).

For details go to www.alandoftrance.com.