“Kampay” as we say in the Philippines, “Cheers” in English and “Prost” (A Toast) in Germany are the useful phrases you can use as we celebrate the annual beer festival – Oktoberfest. Music, parades, food and ultimately brewery will be served for all attendees.
Founded in Germany and celebrated all over the world, Oktoberfest is a beer and music festival celebrations held usually from September up to December.
In the Philippines, it’s organized by San Miguel Brewery Inc., a subsidiary or San Miguel corporation and the makers of San Miguel Beer and other popular alcoholic beverages. Below is one of their events:
This year’s San Miguel Oktoberfest theme is dubbed “#DiverCity” – a play of the words “diverse” and “city”. San Miguel Beer recognizes the different, “diverse” ways Filipinos celebrate Oktoberfest with diverse interests and diverse taste in music and entertainment. -San Miguel Corp.
The company is expected to feature a beer shower, giant inflatable displays, virtual sports game booths, and non-stop music performances in different venues. Check out below upcoming events published on their Facebook page:
Trivia: In 2013, 6.4 million people visited Oktoberfest in Germany, and visitors were served 6.7 million litres of beer. -oktoberfestbeerfestival.com