Sunday, July 01, 2012

Run up to RWMF 2012 - up close with Le Trio Joubran

Le Trio Joubran, three Palestinian brothers descending from a family of  Oud makers and players since four generations. The great grand-father, the grand-father, the father and now, Samir, Wissam and Adnan with their deft fingers and dazzling display of mastery have transformed this instrument into a passion, a skill, a life. 

In their music and their performance, you see the cry of Palestine and the love of Life. They perform with percussionist master, Youssef Hbeisch who enriches the Trio’s compositions by enchanting rhythms and notes. Totally mesmerizing. Absolutely enveloping.

Le Trio Joubran will be on stage on Friday, 13 July at the annual Rainforest World Music. Voted as the top 25  international festivals, the event will be held from the 13 to 15 July 2012 at the Sarawak Cultural Village and apart from the wonderful music and bands that you will see and listen to, there will also be their CDs and other festival memorabilia for sale. 

Tickets to the Rainforest World Music Festival 2012 are available at the Visitors Information Centre (VIC) in Kuching, Miri and Sibu and online at . The ticket are priced at RM110 for one-day pass and RM300 for three-day pass each for adult while tickets for children between three and 12 years old is priced at RM55 for one-day pass and RM150 for a  three-day pass each.

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