"O'zapft is," the Bavarian expression for "It's tapped," launched the 184th edition of Oktoberfest on September 16 in Munich. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest with our quiz!
Oktoberfest, a beer festival which takes place in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is famous all over the world. Every year, visitors meet on the "Wiesn" (Theresienwiese, the official grounds of the festival) wearing "Dirndl" and "Lederhosen" (typical Bavarian costumes), and are joined by thousands of tourists.
The first Oktoberfest took place in 1810.
The motif on beer jugs changes every year. In 2017, the design includes a "Breze" (pretzel), "Hendl" (roast chicken), a traditional hat, edelweiss and a gingerbread heart on a light blue background with the indispensable "O'zapft is," the famous expression that launches the festivities.
Now, are you ready for the celebration? Take our quiz and find out! Good luck!