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October 5-13 2018

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Announces the 2016 Media Meister Award


The Media Meister is the winner of a challenge for local radio stations to get creative and come up with a Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest version of a popular song that reflects the genre of their station.

This year the station that can declare themselves the 2016 Media Meister is COUNTRY 106.7, whose song “COUNTRY Oktoberfest” a spoof on Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Everyday by Luke Bryan.

This Media Meister challenge, sponsored by Digital North, was announced at Media Night on Tuesday, October 4th at Concordia Club. The Media Meister will appear in the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Day Parade on Monday, October 10th.

About Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is a not-for-profit Bavarian festival founded in 1969 by a group of volunteers committed to contributing to the social and economic vitality of Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada twin cities with German heritage. Canada’s Greatest Bavarian Festival celebrates German heritage, food, music and festivities and is supported by more than 50 not-for-profit organizations. The festival is operated by eight year-round full-time staff, over 480 volunteers and 1,300 community and service club volunteers that stage the nine-day festival each October promoting a unique German cultural experience. As well as the economic boost the festival gives the local economy during the international festival, over $1.5 million is raised each year by the not-for-profit organizations associated with Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest, one of the top three most recognized event brands in Canada.

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For additional information:
Dave MacNeil
Executive Director, K-W Oktoberfest Inc.
519-570-4267 ext. 222


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