11:17 | 04/09/2019 Society
(VEN) - Germany's world renowned beer festival will be replicated at the Hotel Nikko Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City (September 26-28) and at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hanoi (October 17-19). On all three days, the GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019 will take place from 18:00 to 23:00.
The event is co-hosted by the German Businesses Association (GBA), the Delegate of German Industry and
Commerce in Vietnam (GIC/AHK Vietnam), the Hotel Nikko Saigon and the JW Marriot Hanoi Hotel, under the patronage of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hanoi, and German Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.
In 1992, the ‘Oktoberfest’ was first introduced to Vietnam’s social event calendar by the German business community and has become one of the most awaited celebrations that every year, welcomes more than 9,000 expats and locals over 6 evenings in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
To enhance the genuine atmosphere of the real Oktoberfest, this year, the organizer will introduce the Original Paulaner Oktoberfest Beer which is served in the Paulaner tent at the original Oktoberfest in Munich.
Thomas Debelic, Chairman of the GBA says: “We are happy to announce the 27th GBA Oktoberfest in Vietnam, continuing the tradition founded by the GBA many years ago. We have continuously worked on improving the setting in order to create an authentic atmosphere in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. For the past four years, the GBA Oktoberfest in Ho Chi Minh City has been upscaled with an original German beer tent, with German beer, German music and German food. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the original German Oktoberfest!”
Marko Walde, Chief Representative of the GIC/AHK Vietnam says: “We are delighted to invite you to the GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019 – one of the most expecting social events in Vietnam, which will promote the business and culture exchange between Germany and Vietnam and where German, Vietnamese and international business communities celebrate with their colleagues, partners and friends. We wish all our guests cheerful moments and hope that the ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019’ will be a kick-off to new partnerships for them as well.”
Masanori Honda, General Manager of Hotel Nikko Saigon says: “Hotel Nikko Saigon is proud to announce that this year the Oktoberfest will again take place in a huge tent at the Nikko Garden. It is truly a great pleasure for us to celebrate the Oktoberfest together with the GBA Vietnam and more than 4,200 local and international guests.”
Proving to be one of the most popular events in Vietnam, ‘GBA Oktoberfest Vietnam 2019’ has attracted various official sponsors including following prestigious companies and brands: Mercedes-Benz Vietnam, Häfele Vietnam, Messer Haiphong Industrial Gases, Shinhan Bank Vietnam, Eleganz Furniture Vietnam, Rieckermann Vietnam, Rohde & Schwarz Vietnam, Schenker Vietnam, thyssenkrupp Materials Vietnam, Siemens Vietnam, a. hartrodt logistics (Vietnam), Bavaria Haus, EW Nutrition and Qatar Airways.