Oktoberfest in Munich, 2009
Ladislav Tzvetkov, September 25, 2009
Oktoberfest is one of the most amusing and interesting events in the capital of Bavaria - Munich in the end of September and the beginning of October. Although it was not established as a beer festival, everybody around the world knows it exactly like this because of the tens of thousands litres of beer, that are being drunk during the festivities.
In fact, this a traditional ethnic festival, held for the first time on the 17th of October 1810 for the wedding of Ludwig the Bavarian.
*Ladislav Tsvetkov is a journalist with the Re:TV, news television (www.retv.bg)