Tuesday, 11 October 2016

China’s Oktoberfest – 4 million Chinese can't be wrong!

Liquor.  An Authenic Oktoberfest in China – you must be having me on?  Believe it, ‘cause it’s true.   These are the facts :
  • Name : Qingdao International Beer Festival, held in August
  • Started  : German settlers in 1903
  • Where : Qingdao (1,5h flight from Beijing)
  • Size : 100 American size football fields (+- 7100  x  average residences)
  • Beer : Tsingtao – China’s biggest consumer export & 2nd most popular beer worldwide
  • Variety : 300 different kinds of beer to choose from
  • Attendance : +- 4000 million (yes, it’s correct!)
  • Entertainment : Oompah bands / Funfair / Opera / Circus / Walk-in beer barrels
  • What to say : “Ganbei!” = “Cheers!”
(Article by The Licence Co, from original in Daily Mail)

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