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Jakarta to have Oktoberfest

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 7 2009   /  02:31 pm

JAKARTA: Aryaduta Hotel in Central Jakarta will bring Germany's Oktoberfest to Jakarta on Thursday and Friday. The two-day festival will be the 21st such event Aryaduta has held since 1988. The party expects to see 1,300 guests from various German companies in Indonesia. Aryaduta will also feature Bavarian music by Garmisch-Partenkircner Musikanten from Germany. "Oktoberfest is known not only for its beer, but also for its traditional folk dances," corporate public relations manager of the Aryaduta Hotel Group, Sharon Tjokrorahardjo, told kompas.com. Oktoberfest in Jakarta is sponsored by several German companies like Mercedes-Benz and Lufthansa. - JP...