Guests had a blast at the Happy Hour and Kick-off for the 79th Oktoberfest sponsored by Etihad Airways. Free flowing beer and sumptuous food was served at the German Club Manila’s premises located in a penthouse in Makati’s central business district.
The night of good fun was a sneak peek to the most authentic Oktoberfest in Manila, which will be on October 6 and 7 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.
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Now on its eighth year at Sofitel, the most authentic German beer festival in the Philippines will be held at Sofitel’s expansive Harbor Garden Tent. Paying homage to time-honored Bavarian customs, the marquee will be transformed into a traditional biergarten for the most authentic staging of the Oktoberfest in the country. With each evening hosting more than 2,000 guests, the event will showcase a grand feast of sumptuous Bavarian specialties featuring roasted pork knuckles, roasted calf, laugen rolls, grilled German sausages and mouthwatering pastries with unlimited ice-cold San Miguel beer.
Highlight of the evening’s Happy Hour and Kick-off was a raffle draw for an Etihad Airways roundtrip ticket to Germany (selected cities only). The lucky winner was Martin Baulig, a German expatriate and partner in a marketing and PR firm with offices in Makati.