Deutschland-Fest brings German experiences to Hanoi The Saigon Times Daily German Ambassador to Vietnam Christian Berger (C) speaks at the press conference announcing Deutschland-Fest 2018 – PHOTO: COURTESY OF GERMAN EMBASSY IN VIETNAM HCMC – The Deutschland-Fest 2018 themed “German experiences in Hanoi” will take place around Ly Thai To Statue area in Hoan Kiem District on November 2 and 3, German Ambassador to Vietnam Christian Berger announced at a press conference on October 30. The event is co-organized by German agencies, organizations and companies under the sponsorship of the German Embassy in Vietnam and the German cultural center Goethe-Institut, with an aim to introduce Germany’s culture and its long history to Vietnamese people. “The fest has given us access to a broad audience: young and old, students and alumni, friends and partners of Germany. We will open the fest on Friday evening, with activities continuing on Saturday. We expect more than 10,000 people,” Christian Berger said. There will be a wide range of activities awaiting participants, including Jazz performances, screening of films on German culture, German food, a photo exhibition on friendship between Vietnam and Germany, a beer fest called “Brothers Grimmm Bia”, a fashion show organized by Van Laack Company, and numerous exciting activities for children and teenagers. Particularly, German pop-rock band Isolation Berlin will perform on the evening of November 3.