Sunday, February 23

Borneo Jazz volunteers sought to help at festival

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KUCHING: Borneo Jazz is calling for energetic and dedicated volunteers who will be able to dedicate their time to help support the festival.

Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) said in a statement yesterday that volunteers will carry out a variety of tasks that require physical, technical and interpersonal skills.

They will be provided with a volunteer pass, two festival T-shirts, meal allowance and a volunteer’s certificate.

“Being a volunteer is one of the best ways to support the festival. lt gives an opportunity for volunteers to work together as a team providing excellent service to the audience, performers, media and festival guests,” said a spokesman.

He added that volunteers can also make new friends and enjoy the music.

The spokesman said most volunteers from past festivals have commented that they obtained invaluable experiences from the volunteering programme.

Application forms are available from www.jazzborneo.com or by calling the secretariat on 082-423600.

The closing date for applications is April 12 and successful applicants would be notified through email or by telephone.

The 10th edition of the Borneo Jazz will be held on May 9-10 at ParkCity Everly Hotel in Miri.

In celebration of the festival’s 10th anniversary, favourite jazz groups and personalities who received accolades from the audience over the years will return.

Tickets are also available from the Visitors’ Information Centres in Miri, Sibu and Kuching.