Kampala’s beer lovers and foodies will be happy to hear that the popular rendition of the world’s largest beer and food festival, Oktoberfest (Volksfest) is back for its fifth edition.
The festival which will be happening on October 5 at the Uganda Museum,is aimed at strengthening Uganda-Germany bilateral relations while promoting the two County’s culture.
Originally held in Munich, Bavaria and Germany, Uganda’s version of the beer festival will entail celebrations of food, different cultures and merrymaking as city dwellers revel in the best of both worlds with organizers promising it to be yet another unforgettable festival.
The annual event boasts of a strong cultural union between two nations; Germany and Uganda confirming ample portions of each with the many exciting foods, beers courtesy of Tusker Lite, beer related games and activities.
There will also entertainment from Singer Sheebah Karungi and the authentic Qwela band among others.
“This festival will unite many of our Tusker Lite consumers for the ultimate fun outdoors experience. We plan on making this event the most sought-after beer festival in East Africa for years to come, so brace yourselves for what we have in store for you this year,” said Kelvin Gumisiriza, Tusker Lite Brand Rep.
Organizers of the event have revealed that the event will feature a mix of friendly inter-cultural activities including fun costume competitions overseen by a team of judges headed by the Uganda German Cultural Society.
There will also be traditional Oktoberfest games such as a beer straw challenge, tug-of-war, beer pong, arm wrestling, Stein (beer glass) hoisting challenge, eating challenge, beer speed drinking in addition to the Kings of Rave party, The Almost Famous DJs.
Winners of the competitions will be awarded with different prizes including among others, a business class return air ticket from Brussels Airlines to any destination in Europe.