The participation of Vietnam in the well-known
Berlin international beer festival has received a positive response from the
visitors to the event, according to Nguyen Xuan Hung, HMSky director in charge
of the Vietnamese stand at the festival.
Hung said that despite rainy weather in the first two days of the event, a large
number of people called at the Vietnamese stand, filling up its space. Many
visitors to the event had to stand to taste the Vietnamese beer, which they said
they loved very much. Many of these visitors expressed their hope that
Vietnamese bar will be bigger next year.
The director added that the German press had run many news articles about
Vietnam’s involvement in the beer festival.
The Berlin beer festival is one of the greatest festivals of its kind in the
world involving more than 2,000 beer companies from 86 countries around the
world, according to Director Hung. Out of these 86 countries, only 13 have been
invited to become the focus of the festival, he said. Vietnam is the first Asian
country that has been selected to be the festival’s focus.