In a first of its kind in Coimbatore city, the Goethe Zentrum Coimbatore is conducting a three day "The German Oktoberfest”, which is a grand celebration of the German Culture. The inaugural of the event took place at Hotel The Grand Regent on Nov 24. Mrs. Michaela Kuchler, German Consul General, German Consulate General, Chennai and Coimbatore District Collector Mr. Kranti Kumar Pati I.A.S., Mr. V. Balakrishnan I.P.S., Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore City, Mr. Sivaguru Prabakaran, I.A.S., Commissioner of Corporation Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation were present on the occasion.
The timings are Friday and Saturday 5.00 pm to 11.00 pm on Sunday 11.00 am to 2.00 pm and 5.00 pm to 11.00 pm.
The Oktoberfest has a very special place in Germany as it is like a carnival celebrated in the major cities.
As an official cooperation partner of the Goethe Institutes, to impart German Language and Culture, Coimbatore Goethe Zentrum brought a slice of the Bavarian charm to the heart of South India with the presence of German Chef, Mr. Kurt Henkensmeier, President of the German Chefs Association, Rhineland-Palatinate.
Bleuchsauga is a troupe of 5 members headed by Mr. Armin Seibert, who is the founder of Blechsauga.
This music troupe has played more than 500 concerts across Europe with their own songs.
Their musical instruments are typical German such 8as baritone, trombone, airhorn, saxophone, flugelhorn, trumpet etc. along with Guitar.
This is the first time the band is performing in Coimbatore.
Mrs. Michaela Kuchler, German Consul General, German Consulate General, Chennai said ''I am thrilled to take you on a journey through time, delving into the rich history of one of the world's most celebrated festivals - Oktoberfest in Munich. It's a tale that intertwines culture, tradition and the joyous spirit of celebration.''
The tickets are sold at the venue as well as at Goethe Zentrum and is also available on Bookmy
For more details contact : 95855 22044.