How is the Oktoberfest 2019
• How is the Oktoberfest 2019
At the end of September in Munich for Oktoberfest tradition started in 2018 - the largest folk festival in the world, it will be visited by more than 6 million people who drink 7 million liters of beer.. The price of liter mug comes to 12.99 dollars (830 rubles to 875 rubles last year).
By tradition, it opened the mayor of Munich: at noon, after a volley of 12 artillery shells, he tapped with a mallet on the first keg of beer and knocked out her gag with the traditional cry of "O`zapft is!" - translated from the Bavarian dialect as "Open!" but is perceived by all as "Pour!".
The first "Oktoberfest" took place on October 17, 1810. The reason for the national holiday was the wedding of the future King Ludwig I of Bavaria and Princess Therese. On the field, near Munich, which has since become the bride's name - Theresienwiese, the jumps were built in honor of the newlyweds. Word Wiesen (meadows) was the second name "Oktoberfest". (Photo by Sean Gallup):
On the Teresa Meadow establish 14 large beer tents, pavilions, each of which can accommodate several thousand visitors. The biggest of them is designed by more than 11 thousand people. Also give more than two dozen small pavilions. The total number of seats at the tables Oktoberfest is around 119 000. (Photo by Johannes Simon):
A total of "Oktoberfest" in Munich, which runs until 7 October, is expected to be six million visitors. (Photo: Matthias Schrader):
The waitresses at Oktoberfest 2017 manage to carry very heavy at a time, as it seems, the number of heavy beer mugs. In each - a liter of beer, and indeed the circle of thick glass weighs decently. On a holiday work, a total of about 13 thousand waiters, bartenders, cooks and other staff. (Photo: Matthias Schrader):
The waiters - too great. (Photo: Tobias Schwarz):
Especially for the "Oktoberfest" cook about 7 million liters of beer in Munich. In 1980, visitors of a holiday for two weeks drank 3.8 million liter mugs, in 2017 - already 6.6 million! (Photo by Sean Gallup):
However, Oktoberfest 2019, not only drink, but also show different views. such as Bavarian folk dancing, 22 September 2019. (Photo by Johannes Simon):
There is also a carousel. It is a family celebration, if not to walk on the beer pavilions. (Photo: Matthias Schrader):
Oktoberfest is the world's highest mobile tower simulation freefall. The tower height is 66 meters, and the incidence rate - more than 79 km / h.
Beer Pavilion Hofbrau, 21 September 2019. (Photo by Johannes Simon):
tired. (Photo by Sean Gallup):
Who forward. Incidentally, the liter mug. (Photo by Johannes Simon):
Who does not want a beer, he can buy here are the cakes. (Photo: Matthias Schrader):
186th Oktoberfest 2019 in Munich, Germany, September 21, 2019. (Photo by Marc Kleine-Kleffmann):