After a rain tragedy, Petrópolis hosts Bauernfest

The meeting of the construction of the thirty third Bauernfest is in its closing section, which is able to open on the twelfth in Petrópolis, within the mountainous area of the state of Rio de Janeiro, extending till the twenty eighth of this month. Festa do Settler Alemão, as Bauernfest is understood, had its final version in 2019, earlier than the covid-19 pandemic, and this 12 months it was postponed as a result of tragedy that the town went by in February and March, when greater than 240 died folks. .after disasters brought on by heavy rains.

The 33rd Festival of Farmers

The thirty third Farmers’ Pageant – Publicity of the city corridor of Petropolis

The Municipal Secretary of Tourism, Silvia Guedon, declared at the moment (9) that Company of Brazil that holding the Bauernfest, after two years of the pandemic and after the tragedy with the rains, “demonstrates the resilience of the town and all the facility that we will solely get when everybody comes collectively, organized civil society and Public Energy, everybody considering that they need to now we have this celebration so essential for the manufacturing chain, particularly for tourism”.

Till the final 12 months of the Bauernfest celebration in 2019, the celebration was held round June 29, which is the anniversary of the German colonization, throughout the faculty holidays, which helped to extend the variety of guests. This 12 months, as a result of floods, the city corridor and civil society collectively determined to postpone the occasion and maintain it in August, nonetheless making the most of the total winter season.

In 2019, the celebration obtained 450,000 guests and the town’s resort chain had a mean occupancy charge of 90%. 95 million BRL had been injected into the native economic system and 1,530 vacationer buses accessed the municipality due to the celebration, which generated 1,000 jobs. Silvia Guedon reported that within the final version of the Bauernfest, 9.5 tons of sausages and 150 thousand liters of beer had been served. Moreover, 98% of individuals surveyed on the time mentioned they’d advocate the celebration to others and 94% mentioned they’d “completely” return.


Rains in February and March prompted losses for a lot of merchants in Petrópolis. Certainly one of them was the chef Michel Scharder, who misplaced 80,000 BRL with the 2 rains that destroyed the household institution, positioned on Rua 7 de Abril, within the historic heart. The venue, which operates near the Crystal Palace within the coronary heart of Bauernfest 2022, has been recovered and reopened with new workers to welcome vacationers and guests to the occasion.

“We could not even course of the whole lot that occurred at that second. We left our losses for later and went to arrange heat ones to assist those that suffered from the rains. the celebration It’s the realization of a dream to reside it once more. and, above all, to have the ability to collaborate for the economic system, using greater than 40 folks, straight or not directly,” reported Michel.


The 33rd Festival of Farmers

The thirty third Farmers’ Pageant – Publicity of the city corridor of Petropolis

The tents are arrange within the backyard of the Palácio de Cristal and on Rua Alfredo Pachá, whose stream of autos has been diverted to Rua Padre Siqueira, in the wrong way. The complete house shall be embellished in black, crimson and yellow, referring to the German flag. The celebration will embody 60 stalls with typical meals, draft beer, souvenirs and handicrafts, along with two phases, the place folks dance teams and German music bands will carry out.

The Festa do Colono Alemão has been held since 1990 in honor of the arrival of German settlers in Petrópolis. It’s presently the most important occasion of its type within the metropolis and state, and one of many largest in Brazil. “We’ve delivered the restoration work for the Palácio de Cristal and now we’re getting ready the house to host your most essential occasion. It’s a particular second for our metropolis. The pageant drastically strikes the economic system of the town in essentially the most numerous sectors. We work cross-sectorally to stimulate the town’s economic system,” mentioned Mayor Rubens Bomtempo.


As we speak, the most recent survey exhibits that inns positioned within the historic heart of Petrópolis have about 60% of rooms booked. “Bauernfest will carry the sensation that the town is reborn, of resilience. It is rather essential, in any case that has occurred, to see that the sights are returned to the inhabitants and vacationers. I’m certain that we are going to have a symbolic and essential Bauernfest”, assured Silvia.

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Tourism in Petropolis – thirty third Bauernfest/Unveiling

“The figures are very encouraging. The world skilled issues with the pandemic that we didn’t think about. However I additionally discovered lots. Together with that you are able to do lots from the place you’re. Many actions have reinvented themselves,” the secretary added. She famous, nevertheless, that tourism is an exercise that requires residing the expertise. “As we speak, greater than ever, folks must have fun, as a result of they’ve suppressed celebration.” For the secretary, this is a vital level, to expertise the celebration once more, along with the problem of public security. “We’re a protected metropolis. That is additionally an enormous draw.”

In keeping with the president of the Rio de Janeiro State Conference and Guests Bureau Federation, Guilherme Abreu, the resumption of main occasions within the state is of paramount significance for tourism. “Bauernfest is a type of large occasions that strikes the entire chain. Its custom and all of the historic and cultural symbolism it carries result in extra financial improvement and high quality tourism in Petrópolis,” mentioned Abreu.


The Secretary of Tourism, Silvia Guedon, knowledgeable that the large distinction between Festa do Colono Alemão and Oktoberfest, in Blumenau (SC), is that Bauernfest in Petrópolis isn’t just a beer pageant. “We’ve a really huge cultural attraction right here. We’ve a really sturdy Germanic custom right here, of people bands, bands. We’re very excited in regards to the celebration.”

Along with gastronomy and music, the thirty third Bauernfest could have three parades on the town streets, on the 14th, twentieth and twenty eighth, and an intensive cultural program that may be accessed on the occasion’s web site. Among the many sights, which could be seen on the Cultural Heart, Praça da Liberdade, Casa do Colono Museum and Praça Visconde de Mauá (Biergarden), is the opening of the exhibition “40 years because the first German pageant in Petrópolis”. There may also be competitions for pint beer by the metre, German cuckoo and extra embellished hats; and, for kids, many tales.

Details about the pageant could be obtained from Dial Turismo: 0800-0241516 and at vacationer data facilities.

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