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Sofitel Manila Hotel Celebrates Oktoberfest 2014

October 11, 2014 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Bring on the authentic Bavarian festival as the German Club Manila, in cooperation with Sofitel Philippine Plaza, presents the 76th Oktoberfest in Manila happening on the 17th and 18th of October 2014 at the prestigious Harbor Garden Tent.

This year likewise marks the 204th year of the world’s most famous beer festival which is a celebration of traditions, entertainment, and genuine Bavarian feast reminiscent of classic German folk festivals. celebration of its 76th year in Manila, the Oktoberfest weekend’s program continue to be Manila’s most memorable as Sofitel’s breathtaking resort setting and amped-up offerings take it to even greater heights. The Harbor Garden Tent will be converted into an authentic Biergärten adorned with Bavarian colors, white and blue. Ladies in dirndls and gents in lederhosen strutting around the tent-turned-Oktoberfest village add to the exciting Munich Oktoberfest vibe. Sofitel Manila’s Master Chefs will be preparing a sumptuous Bavarian spread from fresh roasted pork knuckles, laugen rolls, grilled German sausages and mouth-watering pastries paired with refreshing, ice cold San Miguel beer free flowing for all to enjoy. Experience an authentic Oktoberfest with musicians playing on cow-bells feature Schuhplattler, the traditional folk dance of Bavaria and the unique sounds of the gigantic Alps Horn and Goaßlschnalzer. Likewise, guaranteed to make guests sing and dance is the original Hofbräuhaus band and show from the legendary Hofbräuhaus in Munich, founded by the Duke of Bavaria in 1589. In addition, Lissie, an internationally acclaimed female yodeller, is slated to join the festive event. Adding excitement to this year’s festive celebration is a raffle draw with over a million worth of prizes. Proceeds go to the German Club Manila’s welfare projects.

“The Sofitel Philippine Plaza is delighted to continue to be the home of Oktoberfest for the next four years. Through the years, we have seen how Oktoberfest has helped promote camaraderie among the Filipinos and Germans and we are extremely pleased to have contributed to this. The German-Filipino community can expect more excitement and thrill at every Oktoberfest at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza.”’ says Adam Laker, Sofitel Manila General Manager. “Ever since it’s founding in 1906, the German Club Manila has helped the poor and underprivileged, supported victims of natural calamities and stood by the Filipinos in times of persecution and war. This strong commitment towards the Philippines and its people is being upheld and further intensified to this date by the Club’s over five hundred members. As in all our events, a considerable part of the proceeds of the Oktoberfest will go to our charity projects.” says Per-Andre Hoffmann, German Club Manila President.

After an evening of festivities, enjoy a restful sleep at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila with our special Oktoberfest room package.

Oktoberfest is brought to you by San Miguel Brewery Inc., Visa International and Coca Cola FEMSA, DB Schenker, Air Berlin by Etihad and Mhe Demag. Other sponsors include Canon, Isochem Pharma, Bosch, BDO, Thai Airways, Mighty Corporation, Argonauta, Seda Hotels and Puma. Media sponsors include ANC, BusinessWorld, Fox International Channels, Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Metro Society and Rogue.

Ticket rate is set at PHP 3,300 for non-members, PHP 3,200 for members and a discounted rate of PHP 3,250 for groups starting from 20 to 40 people.

To inquire, please email the German Club Manila at For inquiry on the special Oktoberfest room rate, please email at

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