German Oktoberfest 2013 in Vietnam

(CPV) - Under the patronage of the German Embassy in Hanoi and the German General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh city, the German Business Association (GBA) with its 153 German member corporations will co-host Germany largest cultural event German Oktoberfest 2013 in Vietnam this coming October.

Last year, the festival in Ho Chi Minh city has attracted more than 14,000 visitors with the peak of over 2,000 participants on every event day. It is not only the largest German cultural events in Vietnam, but also across South East Asia.

The Oktoberfest in Ho Chi Minh city is already ranked amongst the top 10 Oktoberfests outside of Munich/Germany according to the Reuters News Agency.

“We are proud that the Oktoberfests in Vietnam became so popular amongst Vietnamese and the entire foreign community in Vietnam, which is a culture bridge of bringing people together with excitement!”, Elmar Dutt, Chairman of the German Business Association (GBA) states.

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The German Oktoberfest in Vietnam definitely create the authentic atmosphere found in the massive beer halls of the original Oktoberfest in Munich, complete with delicious German cuisine, premium imported German brews and a great party mood with very authentic Bavarian music from the Munich Band “Gaudiblosn”, who truly impressed already in Hanoi last year and promises to keep the party in both cities rocking through the nights this year.
Windsor Plaza Hotel will open the event in Ho Chi Minh city on October 11, while Cung Xuan event center in Hanoi will host the event on October 24-25.

The GBA, teamed up with the Moevenpick Hotel Hanoi and KBT- the Exclusive Distributor for German Bitburger Beer in Vietnam, to make the 4th Oktoberfest in Hanoi happen.

“This year’s Oktoberfest Hanoi is promising to be even bigger and more exciting and we expect on both event days a sold out event with more than 3000 guests Vietnam to celebrate what Vietnamese and German’s love most: a mug of cold, fresh brewed beer”, said Elmar Dutt, GBA Chairman./.