KUCHING: The first ever Sunbear Festival 2022 is finally taking place on December 9-10 at the Sarawak Cultural Village (SCV).
Present to officially launch the festival here yesterday was Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Hamzah who said his Ministry supported the festival.
Festival goers at the festival will enjoy the likes of performers such as American musicians The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus who is headlining the event and local popular band, Bunkface.
Other artistes also include Fur, Phum and Nicestupidplayground and many others from Thailand, Norway, UK and Indonesia.
Karim said the idea was mooted with the idea of promoting Sarawak’s diverse local talents to perform on the same stage with the international artistes that has achieved global standard.
Sunbear’s aspiration was also to make Sarawak a prime festival destination in Borneo.
It also aims to be an annual festival that will display international and local musicians, food parade, local arts and crafts workshop.