All set for Mutzig Beer Fest



The stage is set for Mutzig beer fest happening today at Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata, Bugesera District.

By press time, technicians were working around the clock to ensure that everything is in the right place come this afternoon when beer lovers will storm the quiet town in Eastern Province to party.

The artistes who will perform include US-based Rwandan R&B singer, Meddy, real name Medard Ngabo who is back home for the first time after almost 7 years. He will perform alongside several local artistes and Just a Band, a Kenyan house and funk group.

The artistes were busy in rehearsals by yesterday evening while Bralirwa was also setting up the venue to cater for the thousands of beer lovers who will storm the festival.

It’s the first time the Beer Fest is being held outside the city since its inception in 2008. The organisers, Bralirwa, have designated three different pick up points from which festival goers will board buses to the venue today. The buses will also offer return rides to Kigali after the concert.

The pickup points are; Union Trade Centre (UTC) in the city centre, Bralirwa Marketing offices at Sonatube, and the Amahoro National Stadium in Remera.

Official pickup time is 1pm, while return time is 11pm.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at MTN service centres (Nyarutarama, Rubangura and UTC), Tigo service centres (Nyamirambo and Nyabugogo), at the Jumia offices (room 75, Athenee House, Mr. Chips, and Meze Fresh.

You can also buy your tickets at the venue. Early bird tickets go for Rwf10, 000 at the aforementioned ticket venues, while those buying tickets at the venue will part with Rwf15, 000.