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Focus: Inside the 200th Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest revellers hardly need an excuse to party, but this year they have one: it's the fest's 200 year anniversary! Check out these links for everything you need to know about Oktoberfest from past to present.


Bedienungen des Okoberfestes winken am Samstag, 18. Sept. 2004 waehrend des Einzuges der Wiesn-Wirte auf das Oktoberfest in Muenchen von einem Wagen. Zum Oktoberfest, das bis zum 3. Oktober dauert, werden 6 Millionen Besucher erwartet. (AP Photo/Jan Pitman)

Liters and liters of beer, Lederhosen, low-lying necklines - and not just among female festival-goers: Oktoberfest's trademarks are unmistakable. But there's more to the festival than that, including a tradition that turns 200 years old in 2010. Find out all about Oktoberfest revelry from 1810 to today in the pages below.

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