Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Oktoberfest, the biggest annual German food and beer festival of the year, will take place at the Windsor Plaza Hotel in HCM City.
The seven-day cultural event is held to introduce locals to German food and costumes by presenting authentic German cuisine known the world over - like sausages, sauerkraut, pork knuckle, and pretzels - as well as premium imported German beers.
Other entertainment at Oktoberfest will include delightful traditional Bavarian music and dance, exciting traditional games and lucky draws.
Oktoberfest originally began as a celebration of the marriage of Crown King Ludwig and Queen Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in the Bavarian city of Munich in October 1810. Today, it is a festival featuring beer tents, entertainment, performances, and gastronomic delights in cities across the world.
For the first time at the annual event at the Windsor Plaza, Partenkirchner Musikanten, a traditional Oktoberfest band from Germany that has performed at concerts worldwide, will be present. From beer tents to banquet halls, Partenkirchner Musikanten is famous for its beer-toasting medleys.
The event will be held at the hotel’s Jade Ballroom from 6pm till late from Thursday (October 6) through Saturday (October 8) and from Wednesday (October 12) to Saturday (October 15).
Media sponsors for the event include Việt Nam News, Vietnam Heritage, The Guide and Timeout.
Tickets range from VNĐ1 million net to VNĐ1.3 million. Discounts of up to 30 per cent are available until September 30.
For booking tickets, please log into www.oktoberfestvietnam.com or call 0908 477 489. — VNS