German Bauernfest 2017 Returns to Petrópolis this Weekend

One of the most traditional German festivals in Brazil, the 28th edition of Bauernfest includes three different stages with over ten musical attractions, small home made beer producers and a drinking competition.

By Beatriz Miranda - Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Friday, June 23rd, the imperial city of Petrópolis, situated in Rio's mountain range, celebrates the official opening of Bauernfest, the 28th edition of one of the biggest German festivals in Brazil. Until July 2nd, the party promotes the German culture through folkloric dance, traditional food and many other attractions.

From Palácio de Cristal (The Crystal Palace) to Catedral São Pedro de Alcântara (San Peter of Alcantara Cathedral), all of Petrópolis landmarks are prepared to host the big event.

Hundreds of people from all over . . .

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