Sifma 2.0, a festival for the whole community

KUCHING: The live virtual Sarawak International Festival of Music and Arts (Sifma 2.0) is happening this Sunday (Nov 21) from 5pm to 7pm. All are welcome to be a part of this community festival to revive the local music scene.

The event will feature top performers from various parts of the world, including Sarawak.

Those interested can watch the event live at any of the venue partners or watch it with family and friends at home. Register for the virtual event and reserve e-tickets now at https://sifma.com.my/register.php#here.

Those interested in experiencing the event in a physical space can select from the following locations: Plaza Merdeka Mall, La Promenade Mall, Aeon Mall, Biddy’s Café, The Junk Mini Bazaar, Grand Margherita Hotel, The Waterfront Hotel, UCSI Hotel, Commons, Grandma Handmade Noodles Bak Kut Teh, Megalanes Sarawak, Outright Coffee Sibu, or Coco Cabana Miri.

Participants can also enjoy food and crafts from vendors while they watch Sifma at home.

Vendors include Vera Craft, Goodness Gracious, 1006 table, Ta Ko Boi, Fruitastic, Budak Gemok Street Burger, Kuya Bites, Pondok Bario, 20’s Kitchen, Al Dente, My Sugar Bakes, Oinks, GoGeena, Pinggai, Oriental Tea, Nuromen Café, Chubbs & Chill, Bing! Coffee, Sadiqin Lim Kampua, Three Tea Ice Cream, Beats Dance & Vocal Studio, Raben Beads, Oishi Japanese Restaurant, Thumbs Malaysia, ZBee Home Made, and BCS.

Visit www.sifma.com.my to find out more about the venue partners and vendor partners to enjoy the concert to the fullest, with the perfect ambience, good food, and great company.

Organised by International Music House Kuching (IMH) and sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak (MTAC), the virtual event on Nov 21 will be live-streamed at different locations not just within Sarawak but Malaysia and the rest of the world as well, via its venue partners and vendors.

This will help to attract the masses and generate revenue for them.

Additionally, it will bring the rest of the world to Sarawak, featuring top performers of music and dance, including the renowned Bolshoi Ballet dancers from Russia; award-winning conductor of the Suc Song Moi Ensemble, Quang Vinh Dong; singers from the National University of Singapore (NUS); the Visayan cultural troupe from the Philippines, and more.

Among the performers from Sarawak are the Sarawak Chinese Ensemble, Karya Terindah Performing Arts, Dolce Chanticleer, Zephyr, Kuching Wushu Association, IMH Ethnica Orchestra, the Sarawak State Symphony Orchestra (SONS), and La Danse studio.

Among Sifma’s highlights is the ongoing forum called ‘Let’s Talk’, featuring inspirational stories and advice from professionals and enthusiasts within the music and arts community.

There will be a special feature screening at the official Facebook page (@sifmaofficial) on Saturday (Nov 20) at 7.30pm.

For more information, contact sifmacontact@gmail.com for general matters or sifmatickets@gmail.com for registration of tickets.