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10 Years of the Borneo Jazz Festival

Borneo Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary 2015

It has been a decade since the inaugural Borneo Jazz Festival took place here in Miri, Sarawak and this year, the festival celebrates its 10th year after hosting 72 various jazz musicians, artists, and bands from all over the world. 

Starting back in 2006 and originally called the Miri International Jazz Festival, organizers Sarawak Tourism Board painstakingly ensured the success of this niche music festival to where it is today.

Borneo Jazz Festival 10th Anniversary

Held yearly at the Everly ParkCity Hotel grounds in Miri by Brighton Beach, this unique venue provided a fantastic atmosphere where music lovers and jazz fans could enjoy a weekend of jazz music played in the outdoor area of the hotel which has a seafront view. 

This year's Borneo Jazz Festival 2015 takes place from 8-9 May and promises an exciting festival with 8 notable musicians and bands handpicked to return here for the 10th Anniversary of the Borneo Jazz. 

Below are photos from the first Borneo Jazz till today with a list of artists who performed there over the years. 

Borneo Jazz Festival 2006
Borneo Jazz Festival 2006

Miri Jazz Festival 2007
Borneo Jazz Festival 2007

Miri Jazz Festival 2008
Borneo Jazz Festival 2008

Miri Jazz Festival 2009
Borneo Jazz Festival 2009

Miri Jazz Festival 2010
Borneo Jazz Festival 2010

Miri Jazz Festival 2011
Borneo Jazz Festival 2011

Miri Jazz Festival 2012
Borneo Jazz Festival 2012

Miri Jazz Festival 2013
Borneo Jazz Festival 2013

Miri Jazz Festival 2014
Borneo Jazz Festival 2014

Borneo Jazz Festival 2015
Venue: Everly ParkCity Hotel, Miri Sarawak
Date: 8-9 May (Friday & Saturday)
Time: 6pm onwards


For tickets, you can simply come to the venue and buy your tickets at the gate or at the hotel lobby ticket counter. The 10th Anniversary Borneo Jazz Festival 2015 or BJF2015 is organized by the Sarawak Tourism Board.

The event is also supported by the Miri City Council, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia and Sarawak and Tourism Malaysia which is also part of the Malaysia Year of Festivals.

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