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Of Beer, Meat and Merriment this Oktoberfest
By Tris Marlis | Monday, Oct 21, 2013
 
Over 200 years ago in Germany, what was supposed to be a royal wedding turned into a tradition that lasted till.. this day. They call it the Oktoberfest. This year they had their 180th celebration in Munich, it was the largest beer festival in the world with millions attendees each year. Oktoberfest is also a worldwide phenomenon by now, and is gaining popularity in Singapore in recent years. After all, who would refuse beer, meat and merriment. Even two weeks after the Oktoberfest in Munich had ended, the party does not stop here. The inaugural Oktoberfest Asia, dubbed to be the “most authentic and largest” Bavarian celebration, kicked off last night (16 Oct) at Keppel Island Plaza, Marina at the Keppel Bay. 

The four-day festival (16 to 19 October) boasts support from Bavaria’s breweries: Paulaner Brauhaus, Schneider Weisse and Spaten. For entertainment, the organisers have also invited The Original Hofbrauhaus Show, from the beer halls of Hofbrauhaus in Munich, Germany. Dietmar Hamann, a legendary German footballer, will be the ambassador of this event. Here are some pictures and tales...
 

 
 
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