Home / FT Lite/ Hilton Colombo’s fabulous Oktoberfest 2017 now on!

Hilton Colombo’s fabulous Oktoberfest 2017 now on!

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:00

Hilton Colombo’s Oktoberfest kicked off on Thursday and will run until 18 November, being held for the 25th consecutive year. Taking the form of a typical German beer festival serving special brews as well as authentic German staples such as bratwurst, schnitzels and sauerkraut that go along with the traditional Oktoberfest celebrations together with entertainment provided by a 26-member Bavarian band and traditional service girls from Munich to create the real Oktoberfest atmosphere, Oktoberfest 2017 is all about 10 days of fabulous celebrations. The event is being held at the Sports Centre Arena under a huge marquee which can accommodate up to 800 guests. There are two ticket prices – Sunday to Thursday Rs. 2,888 nett and Friday and Saturday Rs. 3,888 nett which includes a Bavarian buffet laden with authentic Bavarian fare comprising starters, breads and appetisers to salads, mains and delectable desserts 

– Pix by Upul Abayasekara

Share This Article


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

Hype and haunt hovering over Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Thursday, 24 May 2018

There is a connection between the hype that is being built these days around Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former Defence Secretary and once-powerful brother of the once-powerful President, and the haunt that shadows him wherever he goes. The hype is loud and

Northern nonsense, SLPP slip-up

Thursday, 24 May 2018

The Tamil politicians and civil society movements are about to blow it—yet again. A week after the TNA’s Wigneswaran, Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, presiding over a militant mobilisation at Mullivaikkal, greatly exceeded the

Overlooking systemic crises: Subjecting to neoliberalism and potential hegemon – Part 3

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Renegotiating a country’s position within the world-economy is only possible when the system and/or leaders are in trouble

Annuity-based PPP can expedite infrastructure developments

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Sri Lanka has primarily relied on public finance for the development of public goods and infrastructure. While running

Columnists More