Sunday 16 December, 2018

New Fire Festival promotes mindful living with green launch

Image via New Fire World

Image via New Fire World

The New Fire Festival is set to kick off its fourth edition this weekend.

NFF’s 2019 Launch & Green Christmas Party takes place on Saturday at Green Yard, 103C St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain.

Guests will learn what they can expect at the fourth edition of the festival and will have access to limited edition merchandise and super early bird festival tickets.

The event promises to be waste-free, in keeping with the festival's goal of ecological sustainability.

Guests are encouraged to bring their reusable cups and beverage containers with them to the launch.

The 2019 festival, which takes place from April 12-14 at the Ortinola Estate in St Joseph will feature three days of creativity, beauty, community and ecologically mindful living.

Attendees can camp for a weekend of music, art, dance, food, craft, play, children's activities, workshops.

New Fire Festival is the flagship initiative of the non-profit organisation Trinidad and Tobago Bridge Initiative (TTBI), which is committed to facilitating the development of a confident and resilient people with the ability to transform society and to be a positive example to the rest of the world through the development of culture, art and creative products of Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean.

TTBI said it continues to be grounded in principles of ecological mindfulness and sustainability, demonstrating how people can develop and enjoy community while being environmentally responsible.

NFF hopes to bring economic and intrinsic benefits of festival tourism for the Caribbean, including job creation and niche market growth, creating opportunities for other businesses and communities and bridging geographic and underlying social divides. 

 

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