Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC announced its partnership with the Hilton Colombo to celebrate the most anticipated Bavarian festival, Oktoberfest for the seventh consecutive year.
Continously taking place for the past 27 years, the Hilton Oktoberfest is widely known as one of Colombo’s biggest, and most festive celebrations. Taking place from October 31 to November 9 the HNB Hilton Oktoberfest offer guests an authentic Bavarian experience covering everything from music and of course a plethora of delicious brews all served up in style at the Hilton Sports Centre Arena.
“For many of our hardworking customers, the start of the Hilton Oktoberfest signals that the year is winding down to a close. Over the past 27 years this festival has very much become a kind of modern tradition for a more cosmopolitan Colombo. HNB is therefore pleased to once again partner this fun-filled event, and in the process, offer our valued cardholders privileged access to the festivities,” HNB Deputy General Manager, Retail Banking, Sanjay Wijemanne said.
HNB Classic and Gold cardholders will be entitled to a 15% discount from October 31 to November 9, while Platinum, Signature, Infinite and MasterCard World, Corporate and Business cardholders will be entitled to a discount of 25% on November 3 to 7 and a 20% discount on November 1 and 2, as well as November 8 to 9.
The much-anticipated festival will feature a range of unique brews and authentic German staples such as Thüringer Rostbratwurst, Pork Schnitzel, Knuckle or even the Schweinebraten (pork shoulder), assorted German cakes; Streusel Kuchen – baked apple and apricot crumble, Black Forest, Linzer Torte and Apple Strudel prepared by German Executive Chef Robert Mujagic and his vivacious culinary team.
The Oompah band from Bavaria is set to take the stage together with traditional service girls from Munich dressed in ‘Dirndl’, the traditional Bavarian costumes, to create an authentic Oktoberfest experience. A host of popular games such as the chicken dance, power hammer, brew competitions and daily raffles are also to be held on each day of the festival.
Tickets for the event are priced at Rs. 2,888 net from Sunday through Thursday and Rs. 3,888 for tickets inclusive of an authentic Bavarian buffet on Friday and Saturday, Customers also have the option of butler services for an all-inclusive price of Rs. 5,000 nett.
For reservations and tickets, please call the Special Events Desk on 0112 492 492.