TRENTO. With the symbolic but real ceremony, albeit in a “mignon” format for tapping the small barrel of beer, the’Oktoberfest Trento 2021 that will start tomorrow, Friday 27 August, to end on September 12. In the new location in Lungadige San Nicolò – former Italcementi car park in Piedicastello.
If the historic Oktoberfest in Munich has been canceled, for 2021 Trento relaunches and doubles with the close twinning with Verona’s BierFest, ensuring an entire month in the best Bavarian tradition. Not only the Beer Festival, the beating heart of the Bavarian tradition of Oktoberfest, but also gastronomy, sharing, music and particular attention to different age groups and needs. In Trento from 27 August to 12 September and then continue until 27 September in Verona, the invitation is under the Oktoberfest tents. Admission is free but by reservation to allow maximum security and no exclusion for reaching the capacity at the Festival.
Trento protagonist in via Lungadige San Nicolò from 27 August to 12 September with the tensile structure – three to be honest, with a total capacity of 1,500 people, less than a third of that of past editions, ban on dancing and moving inside of the pavilions, mandatory green pass or negative buffer, which can also be carried out on site, at a cost of less than 10 euros.
Organized by Edg Spettacoli, Oktoberfest Trento presented in Piazza Duomo in the presence of the deputy mayor Roberto Stanchina, has reached its 8th edition and will pay particular attention to local talents. Not only in the gastronomy but also in the choice of the live proposal that accompanies the days of Oktoberfest, with music rigorously played live by local groups with a vocation to Tyrolean and folk notes.
Born in homage to Andrea Michele Dall’Armi from Trento, who left Trento was the creator of the famous Oktoberfest in Munich, the festival aims to create an ideal bridge between Trentino and Bavaria, enhancing their many points in common. The setting is in fact folkloric groups and bands, but also typical gastronomic specialties and the inevitable HB Hofbraeauhaus Traunstein beer.
It opens on Friday 27 August with the inauguration ceremony and tapping of the first wooden barrel in the presence of the authorities and twin friends of the Oktoberfest Verona. To break the ice with the notes, the task is entrusted to the “Turbo Folk” of the Val di Sole. As usual, Oktoberfest takes place on weekends from 27-29 August, 3-5 September and then continues with the long week end from Wednesday 8 to Sunday 12 September.
As a format, the days of Oktoberfest include lunch and dinner under the awning. Entertainment for children and families is in the afternoon and after dinner the focus is on young people with live music. In addition to Turbo Folk, Tirock Band, Die Schweinhaxen, Zinto Boys, Double D, Frequenze Italiane, The Rumpled but also the Folgaria Folk Band, the Alta Val di Fassa Folk Band and not to miss anything a note of tradition are on the stage. with the Schuplattler De Ciampedel Folk Group of Campitello di Fassa who will close the festival with their show on Sunday 12 September.
But Oktoberfest does not stop, in fact it moves to Verona with the twin BierFest for further days of tradition, fun and excellent cuisine for an entire month dedicated to the tradition of Munich’s Oktoberfest. Reservations are possible at https://edgspettacoli.it/trentoelabaviera/