Mah Meri at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2015

Mah Meri at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2015

VIDEO POST: Mah Meri are Orang Asli, indigenous people from peninsular Malaysia who have been living there since even before 1000 BC. With fearsome masks, log drums and ladies in mengkuang skirts, Mah Meri bring with them the ancient rites and folklore that they still maintain in their community in Carey Island. Here Mah Meri at the Rainforest World Music Festival 2015.

Read   interview with Mah Meri group manager, Mr. Rashid Esa, on Asian Itinerary : 

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Thomas has a university background in the UK and in Latin America, with studies in Languages and Humanities, Culture, Literature and Economics. He started his Asian experience as a publisher in Krabi in 2005. Thomas has been editing local newspapers and magazines in England, Spain and Thailand for more than fifteen years. He is currently working on several projects in Thailand and abroad. Apart from Thailand, Thomas has lived in Italy, England, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain and Bali. He spends most of his time in Asia. During the years Thomas has developed a great understanding of several Asian cultures and people. He is also working freelance, writing short travel stories and articles for travel magazines. Follow Thomas on

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