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Set the scene: Hopfest 2012

Hop to it at the Irish Village's annual Hopfest

  • By Farah Andrews, Scene magazine
  • Published: 13:33 July 4, 2012
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Hopfest 2012
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  • U2 Tribute band, Point Of View, will be playing on the Saturday night.

The 8th annual Hopfest at The Irish Village is a three-day knees-up that will have you sampling the best drinks from around the world. Not only will there be plenty of merriment as you sample hops from across the globe, there will also be lively entertainment to get the party going in the air-conditioned tent. U2 Tribute band, Point Of View, will be playing on the Saturday night and Irish Village regulars, The Maplejacks, who are a chilled acoustic band, and the popular DJ Marky Mark, will also be on hand to entertain the crowd throughout the rest of the weekend.
The Irish Village, Garhoud | 12pm-midnight, Thursday July 12 to Saturday July 14 |
Cost Free entry


1. There will be over 100 drinks to try from around the world, including Ireland, Italy and Australia, meaning you’ll be able to try drinks you’ve never even heard of.

2. There will be food too, Dh35 per serving.

3. Point Of View will be on stage at 8pm on Sunday.

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