The festival in the town center was very popular on both days and will probably replace the mountain festival on the wurmerich in the future as well. The musical entertainment and tasty food offerings put the audience in a convivial celebratory mood. In the spacious courtyard of the "stern the summer heat remained bearable.
On saturday evening the band "melly and clyde" enthused the audience with hits of great singers like chaka khan or tina turner, german pop music and many well-known oldies. Melly’s "power voice" was particularly impressive, and the support of percussionist herbert siedler and ulli knorr. The three musicians, who have been playing together for nine years, adjusted perfectly to their audience, at a moderate volume, and received a lot of applause. It was estimated that there was something for every age and taste. As the musicians themselves said, they liked the very good acoustics in the courtyard of the museum inn.
The board of directors had a lucky hand with the culinary offer, which in many respects was similar to that of the mountain festival. The big "racer were the "bergfest-goker", who once again provided a rush of visitors on sunday evening. The rhoner "spraubloaser" from several places of the rhon brought in unusual outfit native sounds, often to sing along, to the hearing. All in all, chairman werner herterich and his deputy peter brust gave a very positive summary of the hofffest. "We are extremely satisfied with the public response, even if the great afternoon heat prevented an even higher result", said a satisfied chairman werner herterich.