News at 9 | Events: Oktoberfest, G20 Summit in Goa and more

News at 9 | Events: Oktoberfest, G20 Summit in Goa and more

Oktoberfest To Return In 2022 After Virus Hiatus, Goa to Hold G20 summit in 2023 and more in top stories of the day.

Oktoberfest To Return In 2022 After Virus Hiatus

Germany’s iconic Oktoberfest beer festival will once again take place in Munich in 2022 after being cancelled two years running due to the coronavirus, the city’s mayor said Friday. The Oktoberfest would be held “without conditions or restrictions”, Munich mayor Dieter Reiter told a press conference. The festival will be held from September 17 to October 3.

Goa to Hold G20 summit in 2023

Comprising 19 countries and the European Union, the G20 summit addresses issues relating to the global economy. Indian Prime Minister has agreed to the holding of one of the G20 summit events in Goa, which will give a major boost to the state that is emerging as the most preferred tourist destination in the country post the COVID-19 pandemic In November 2022, Bali will be the stage for the G20.

More than 60 concerts are coming to The Rooftop at Pier 17 in NYC this summer

The Seaport’s summer concert series under the stars will feature more than 60 shows including from artists like Simple Plan, Sum 41, The Offspring, Pusha T, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Blondie, DEVO, Deftones, The Head and the Heart, Flogging Molly, Bikini Kill, Mayday Parade, Jason Mraz, Rise Against, The Used, Dashboard Confessional, Franz Ferdinand, Jason Isbell and more.

A chocolate festival is headed to Dubai next month

Chocolatiers and top pastry chefs from across the region are joining forces for a weekend full of chocolate competitions, tastings, workshops… and a chocolate fashion show. Salon du Chocolat et de la patisserie Dubai will be making its debut at Dubai Mall, from May 12 to 14. Visitors will be able to explore stands, sample and buy chocolate, and attend special workshops and masterclasses with renowned chefs from around the world. Over 50 exhibitors, 30 pastry chefs and thousands of chocolate lovers are set to attend the festivities, at Dubai’s iconic Galeries Lafayette over the course of three days.

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