The Valdivia Beer Festival(Reads: 1471, 12-Jun-2010)
The Bierfest Kuntsmann Company organises the Valdivia Beer Festival every year from the 29th of January to the 1st of February. It takes place in the Plaza de la República.
The festival is officially opened by piercing open a barrel of beer, after which there is traditional German music, beer tasting, a rowing competition "la polonesa de remo", a regatta and an art competition.
The organisers also arrange many original activities such as the K&P Firemen Competition, the Paperchase Club's Showjump Competition, the National Rowing Competition, the K&P Wood Turning Competition and there is also a multidisciplinary team race which takes place in the woods - "La Expedición a la Selva Valdiviana".
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