Director of Asia Sky Tours Nguyen Xuan Hung (R) speaks at the Vietnamese pavilion in the 23rd International Berlin Beer Festival

Berlin (VNA) – Vietnamese beer alongwith traditional dishes and craft products have been on display at the 23rdInternational Berlin Beer Festival which began on August 2 in the capital ofGermany.

It is the 19th year in a row Vietnam hasset up a pavilion in the “longest beer garden in the world” recognised by theGuinness World Records.

The 2.2-km garden stretches along the KarlMarx Allee, the largest boulevard in Berlin, offering about 2,400 kinds of beerfrom 320 breweries from all over the globe.

This year, Vietnam has brought to thefestival the country’s popular brands, including Saigon, Hanoi and Truc Bach,alongside the country’s culinary specialties and craft products. Vietnamesedances and music are also introduced to locals.


Visitors enjoy beer at the Vietnam's booth 

Addressing the Vietnamese pavilion’sopening ceremony, Nguyen Xuan Hung, Director of Asia Sky Tours who runs theVietnamese pavilion, said he is proud that Vietnam’s booth has been among the mostoutstanding ones at the International Berlin Beer Festival for years.

He added thatin 2020, the company will arrange various activities to commemorate the 20th year of Vietnam’s presence at thefestival.

The annual three-day festival is expected towelcome about 800,000 visitors this year. Like the world’s largest beerfestival Oktoberfest annually held in Munich, Germany, the International BerlinBeer Festival is a big event in the European country to promote the beerindustry.-VNA