(DALIANNEWS)- Dalian International Beer Festival will raise its curtain at Xinghai Square in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, July 26, 2018. The 12-day festival will include eight themed activities.
1. Opening Ceremony
The opening ceremony of the beer festival will kick off at Dalian World Expo Square at 4:00 pm, July 26, 2018. The opening ceremony will include a performance, festival flag-raising and festival anthem-playing as well as beer barrel-tapping.
2. Beer Industry Culture Exhibition
The exhibition will be held at Xinghai Square from July 26 to August 6, 2018. Themed of the beer, the exhibition will be divided into several areas to display beer brands around the world, beer production process, trademarks and wine sets, as well as introduce the beer development history in the world and the development and reform of the beer industry.
3. Photo Contest
The photo contest is held at different venues of the beer festival from June to August 6 this year. Professional photographers will be invited to take pictures on the spot to showcase the passion and fun of the festival.
4. Beer Drinking Competition
The beer drinking competition is held at different local residential communities and Xinghai Square from June to July 29, 2018. The locals and tourists can participate in this event which includes preliminary contests and the final. Participants need to finish different contest items within the required time and this event is a competition of speed and alcohol consumption.
5. Best Brewer Selection
The best brewer selection will be held at the beer tent at Xinghai Square in Dalian, August 5, 2018. The activity will select the Most Attractive Beer Tent, the Best Atmosphere Beer Tent, the Best Environment Beer Tent, the Best Performance Beer Tent as well as the Best Service Beer Tent through the mix of online voting, questionnaire survey and jury selection. All the award-winning brewers will be granted the awards.
6. Sino-Germany Trade Exchange Activity
The Sino-Germany Trade Exchange Activity will be held during the beer festival from July 26 to August 6, 2018.
7. Chinese Enterprises Negotiation Activity
The event will be held at Xinghai Square at 5 pm, July 26, 2018, attracting more than 400 representatives from 200 enterprises in Dalian. The event is aimed to build an exchange and cooperation platform for businessmen to strengthen the bonds and achieve a win-win development among enterprises.
8. Dalian International Consumer Brand Fair 2018
Dalian International Consumer Brand Fair 2018 will kick off at Dalian World Expo Square, July 26 to 29, 2018. With an area of more than 16,000 square meters, the first-floor venue will set up a total of 600 exhibition booths in five exhibition zones including Dalian famous brand area, Liaoning coastal economic belt and five cities specialty commodity area, counterpart support city-Liupanshui specialty area, benchmarking city-Shanghai area as well as Japanese, Russian and South Korean import commodity area.
The fair has invited famous enterprises from counterpart support cities, Liaoning coastal economic belt cities and Shanghai, as well as different cities from Russia, Japan and South Korea, presenting local specialties and wine and food with import brands and delicious taste.
Domestic and foreign tourists can also take part in the one-month Dalian Shopping Festival at the same time.