The Borneo Jazz, currently in its 10th year features Jazz musicians from the region as well as across the globe. This 2 day event held in Miri, at the Park City Everly Hotel is in support of Miri as Sarawak’s Resort City.
Besides being a Resort City, Miri is located near to the Sultanate of Brunei and Malaysian state of Sabah, which has a significant number of expatriate communities, and Jazz is deemed to be suitable music genre and is of interest for these communities. In attracting them into Miri, it is hoped that it will contribute in raising tourist arrivals into the State and contribute towards the expansion of socio economic activities in the city.
At this event, the local schools brass bands also feature as a prelude to the opening act as part of their exposure on the international stage. For more details, please log on to www.jazzborneo.com