Hohhot gets taste of Germany at local Oktoberfest
The opening ceremony of the Oktoberfest beer festival is held in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 7. [Photo/northnews]
A German-style Oktoberfest opened in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on July 7, bringing thousands of liters of beer to the city.
The festival has been organized by Hohhot municipal government and the city of Munich, Germany, with the aim of promoting cultural exchanges between the two sides.
German bands were invited to stage Bavarian-style performances at the opening ceremony, giving visitors a glimpse of the traditional culture of southern Germany.
In addition to beers, visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of traditional German delicacies at the festival.
Taking place as part of this year's Zhaojun Culture Festival, the event will run until July 22.
Oktoberfest is a traditional Bavarian folk festival that has been celebrated in Munich for over 200 years. It is also the largest beer festival in the world.
Glasses of traditional German beer pictured at the Oktoberfest event in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, July 7. [Photo/northnews]
Two German waitresses pose for a photograph at the opening ceremony of Oktoberfest in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, July 7. [Photo/saibeinews]