After the tragedy with the rains, Bauernfest takes place in Petropolis.

The meeting of the construction of the thirty third Bauernfest is in its ultimate phases, which is able to open on the twelfth in Petropolis, within the mountainous area of the state of Rio de Janeiro, and can final till the twenty eighth of this month. Festa do Settler Alemão, as Bauernfest is thought, was final held in 2019, earlier than the covid-19 pandemic, and this yr it was postponed because of the tragedy the town skilled in February and March, when greater than 240 folks died. y after pure disasters brought on by heavy rains.

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thirty third Farm Pageant – Commercial for the town corridor of Petropolis

The secretary of the municipality for tourism, Sylvia Guedon, mentioned at present (9) Brazilian company that the holding of Bauernfest after two years of the pandemic and after the tragedy of the rains “reveals the resilience of the town and all of the power that we will solely obtain when everybody unites, organizes civil society and public energy, everybody thinks that we must always have this facet that’s so essential for the manufacturing chain, particularly for tourism.”

Till the final yr of the Bauernfest celebration, in 2019, the celebration came about round June 29, the anniversary of the German colonization, as a part of the varsity holidays, which helped to extend the variety of guests. This yr, as a result of flooding, Metropolis Corridor and civil society collectively determined to postpone the occasion and maintain it in August, whereas nonetheless profiting from the excessive winter season.

In 2019, the celebration was attended by 450,000 folks, and the common occupancy of the town’s lodge chain was 90%. BRL 95 million was invested within the native financial system and 1,530 tour buses pulled as much as the municipality due to the celebration that created 1,000 jobs. Sylvia Guedon reported that over the past version of Bauernfest, 9.5 tons of sausage and 150,000 liters of beer had been served. As well as, 98% of individuals surveyed on the time mentioned they’d suggest the celebration to others, whereas 94% mentioned they’d return “with absolute certainty”.


The rains of February and March triggered losses to many retailers in Petropolis. One in all them was chef Michel Charder, who misplaced BRL 80,000 as a result of two rains that destroyed a family-owned institution positioned on Rua 7 de Abril, within the historic centre. The venue, which operates near the Crystal Palace, within the coronary heart of Bauernfest 2022, has been restored and reopened with new workers to welcome the vacationers and guests who can be attending the occasion.

“We could not even digest all the pieces that occurred then. We left our losses for later and went to arrange heat ones to assist the wet celebration. It is a dream come true to dwell it once more and, above all, to have the ability to cooperate for the financial system by hiring instantly or not directly greater than 40 folks,” Michel mentioned.

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33ª Farmer's Festival

thirty third Farm Pageant – Commercial for the town corridor of Petropolis

Tents are being arrange within the Palacio de Cristal backyard and in Alfredo Pacha Road, whose site visitors circulation was directed to Padre Siqueira Road in the wrong way. Your complete area can be adorned in black, pink and yellow to match the German flag. The celebration will function 60 stalls promoting conventional meals, draft beer, souvenirs and handicrafts, in addition to two phases that includes folklore dance teams and German musical teams.

The Festa do Colono Alemão has been held since 1990 to have a good time the arrival of German settlers in Petropolis. It’s at the moment the most important occasion of its sort within the metropolis and state, and one of many largest in Brazil. “Now we have accomplished the restoration work for the Palacio de Cristal and are actually getting ready the venue to your most essential occasion. It is a particular second for our metropolis. The pageant actively strikes the town’s financial system in numerous areas. We’re working cross-sectoral to stimulate the town’s financial system,” Mayor Rubens Bomtempo mentioned.


Immediately, the latest survey reveals that accommodations positioned within the historic middle of Petropolis have about 60% of their rooms booked. “Bauernfest will convey a way of rebirth of the town, resilience. In spite of everything that has occurred, it is rather essential that vacationer sights return to the inhabitants and vacationers. I’m certain that we are going to have a symbolic and essential Bauernfest,” Sylvia assured.

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Tourism in Petropolis – thirty third Bauernfest/Disclosure

“The numbers are very encouraging. As a result of pandemic, the world has skilled one thing we couldn’t have imagined. However we additionally discovered loads. Together with the truth that loads could be carried out from the place the place you might be. Many actions have reinvented themselves,” the secretary added. Nevertheless, she famous that tourism is an exercise that requires a dwelling expertise. “Immediately, greater than ever, folks have to have a good time as a result of they’re suppressing the celebration.” It is an essential second for the secretary to relive the celebration, apart from a matter of public security. “We’re a secure metropolis. It is also an enormous attraction.”

In accordance with the president of the Federation of Conferences and Guests of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Guilherme Abreu, the resumption of main occasions within the state is of paramount significance for tourism. “Bauernfest is a kind of gigantic occasions that strikes the entire chain. Its traditions and all of the historic and cultural symbolism it carries result in financial improvement and high quality tourism in Petropolis,” mentioned Abreu.


Tourism Minister Sylvia Guedon mentioned the large distinction between Festa do Colono Alemão and Oktoberfest in Blumenau, South Carolina is that Bauernfest in Petropolis isn’t just a beer pageant. “Now we have a really massive cultural attraction right here. Now we have a really robust German custom right here, folklore ensembles, ensembles. We’re very excited concerning the celebration.”

Along with gastronomy and music, the thirty third Bauernfest will function three parades by means of the streets of the town on the 14th, twentieth and twenty eighth, in addition to an in depth cultural program, which could be discovered on the occasion web site. Among the many sights that may be seen on the Cultural Middle, Liberty Sq., the Casa do Colono Museum and the Visconde de Maua (Beergarden) is the opening of the exhibition “40 years of the primary German pageant Petropolis”. There may even be competitions for draft beer per meter, German kuku and different adorned hats; and, for youngsters, a lot of storytelling.

Details about the pageant could be obtained by calling Dial Turismo: 0800-0241516 and on the vacationer data centres.

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