Fire Fete re-emerges as Fire FEST and ready to sizzle in the city tonight

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Fire Fete re-emerges as Fire FEST and ready to sizzle in the city tonight

Fire Fete was one of the staples in the carnival landscape, and this Saturday, it will be making a return with renewed vibe and slightly different name – Fire Fest.

The 2023 iteration, called Fire Fest-D Heat, will take place this Saturday, February 11 at the Fire Services Headquarters, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.

Performances will include the fireman himself, Bunji Garlin, his wife Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez and the Viking band.

Viking Ding Dong, Preedy and the temperature band, Ricardo Drue, Problem Child, Nessa Preppy, Trinibad stars Tempa, Trinidad Killa are among the cast, which also includes soca icon Ronnie McIntosh.

The Fire Services Steelband and Riddim sections will also perform on the night.

Fire Fest—D Heat be held under the auspices of the Fire Chief Arnold Bristo.

“The excitement is combustible; everyone is in high anticipation over the return of Fire to the fete circuit. The work is being done behind the scenes and all systems are a go to ensure the place is on fire, in the best way of course, come February 11,” said organising company marketing executive Nkosie Mark.

“To breathe new life into such an iconic fete was a dream for us as event promoters and creators. With the blessing and full support of the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service we also saw this event as an opportunity to build morale and support from the members of the various division of the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service,” he explained.

Mark noted that ticketholders will be well pleased with the layout, stage show and section options as there is something for everyone for the return of Carnival in the city.

“It will be a cooler type of fete with a general section, VIP section and cabanas,” he said.