The German Oktoberfest 2012 will be held at the Hanoi-based Cung Xuan event center (No 1 Vo Thi Sau street, Hai Ba Trung district) on October 19-20, offering visitors the chance to wear traditional German clothes and drink premium imported draught beer.
The 2012 Oktoberfest offering visitors the chance to wear traditional German clothes and drink draught beer imported from the EU nation. Visitors to the two-day event will have chance to taste characteristic, fresh German beer as well as the country culinary specialties prepared by experienced cooks from the Movenpick hotel in Hanoi.
Beginning from 6pm, participants can taste outstanding delicious German foods served by chefs from the Movenpick Hotel including sausages, traditional pretzels and a bountiful buffet of all Bavarian dishes. Besides, they will listen to one of the most popular Bavarian folk music band The Gaudiblonsn from Munich.
This year Germany largest cultural event is a platform to meet people from many nations and cultures, and contribute to build a strong bridge of friendship between nations.
Oktoberfest Hanoi 2012 aims to promote German culture to Vietnam, as well as provide an opportunity for businesses from the two countries to exchange and co-operate with each other, said German ambassador Jutta Gisela Frasch.
This is the fourth time Hanoi has hosted such an event, sponsored by the German Embassy in Vietnam and the German Business Association (GBA). Organizers are expected to attract more than 2,000 visitors.
This is the fourth time Hanoi has hosted such an event, sponsored by the German embassy in Vietnam and the German Business Association. The world largest beer festival was launched in Munich, Germany on September 22. It will also be organized in various countries worldwide