5 Interesting Facts About Germany’s OKTOBERFEST

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Sep 172011
 

If you are going to Munich (Germany) you must read about the famous Oktoberfest first to know it more. Here, I’ve collected some interesting facts about it: It’s 200 Year Old Now: Oktoberfest is going to celebrate its 200th anniversary in September 2010. The Another Name: The local name for Oktoberfest, ‘Wies’n, is derived from Theresienwiese, the name of the field on which the festival is held. Why is it celebrated?: The first Oktoberfest took place in 1810 in Munich, and it was actually a celebration to honor […]