In celebration of Kenya’s culture, Kenya’s largest beer manufacturer, Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) will hold the Oktoberfest at the Ngong Racecourse in Nairobi from October 5 to October 6.
Oktoberfest 2019, courtesy of KBL’s premier beer Tusker, offers a rare chance for people to indulge in different cuisines, music and ultimately beer as a celebration of Kenya’s diverse culture. Coastal dishes, street food such as mutura will also be available at the festival.
Big names in the entertainment industry – musicians, deejays – will crown the two-day fete. Nyashinski, Jua Cali, Sauti Sol, Sailors, Ethic, Hart-the-band, The Kansoul, Bensouol, Nadia Mukami, Dj Joe Mfalme, Khaligraph among others will be performing. A gaming area will be available at the festival as well as a giant pool and touch rugby.Tickets are up for $10 at mookh.com. Each ticket has two redeemable beers from Tusker brands – Tusker Lager, Tusker Lite, Tusker Malt and Tusker Cider.
Oktoberfest is the largest beer festival in the world and traces its origin back in 1810 in Munich, Germany to honour the marriage of King Ludwig I to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.