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Oktoberfest, Ukrainian-style

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Oct. 11, 2012, 9:57 p.m. | Entertainment Guide — by Kyiv Post

Ukrainian-style Oktoberfest, called Zhovtenfest, will be happening in Kyiv this weekend
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Yes, we have our own Oktoberfest. Called Zhovtenfest, it will be happening in Kyiv this weekend, pairing 40 beer brands from local and international breweries with hundreds of people ready to make a good use of the varieties.

Actually, beer will only be part of the attraction at the festival. 

Organizers plan to turn it into a family-friendly event with plenty of non-boozie activities for kids, as well as a grocery fair and a concert.

Visitors will also have a chance to try delicious dishes and traditional beer snacks made by local chefs. So, pretzels, beware!

Zhovtenfest. Oct. 12-14. Friday from 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday from 12 a.m. Khreschatyk. Free

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