Bonfire Festival: More Music and Wild Fun Set for Saturday Night

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THE Bonfire Festival is set to kick off this Saturday night, bringing an array of top renowned music artists from Solomon Islands and Fiji on stage with all genres of Pacific Music to Honiara.

The one-night event will start on 7pm until late at the Pacific Crown Hotel’s outdoor seafront venue and it’s expected to be plagued by spectacular lightning and sounds on stage.

Local music fans will get a chance to see the live performance of renowned local music sensations, Jahboy and Jaro Local alongside duo Fijian top artists Ratu and VT1S’s lead vocalist, Billy T.

From left to right: Music artists – Jaro Local, Billy T, Ratu and Jah Boy during the press conference at the Pacific Crown Hotel on Thursday this week.

Solomon Islands Music Artists, the likes of, Bibao, Young Davie, Elexter Jr, Jammin, Lingus, Ramo, Lonna and Legality to name a few, are also expected to perform during the festival.

The Marketing Manager of Solomon Telekom, Sean Hiele, said: “Bonfire festival is going to be hot, full and exciting. This is a positive partnership for the music industry in terms of marketing and promotion,’’ he noted with excitement.

Likewise, Jaro Local said: “It’s time to bring such festival to Solomon especially for our struggle in the music market .We look forward for the next bonfire. This is the first one and big thank you to major sponsor, Our Telekom,’’ he told local journalist at the press conference held yesterday.

On a similar note, Jah Boy said this event is an opportunity for upcoming artist to have this kind of experience, noting that it’s also a privilege for him to perform with Fijians’ Ratu and Billy T of VT1S this weekend.

From left to right:  Marketing Manager of Solomon Telekom, Sean Hiele, Jaro Local, Billy T, Ratu and Jah Boy during the press conference at the Pacific Crown Hotel on Thursday this week.

“Thank Bonfire to include me in the festival. I hope everyone will enjoy this Bonfire,’’ Jah Boy said.

Meanwhile, both Fijians’ Ratu and Billy told local journalists that they are also privileged to be here in the Solomon.

“Thank you everyone, sponsors, Jaro local and brothers for having us performing in the Bonfire festival which is really a privileged. We hope to see everybody. It’s going to be, fire, fire, fire and this is only the first one, as more will be coming.

“It’s about time the Melanesian come together and share the love of music. We hope that everybody will enjoy Saturday night,” the duo said.

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