The Oktoberfest in Munich may be over, but across the globe hundreds of mini-Oktoberfests are catering to those who want to enjoy a little taste of German culture and traditions. Even Yangoon in Myanmar celebrates it’s own two-day Oktoberfest.
Even if it's called Oktoberfest - the world's largest beer festival is running until October 7. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest in Munich with our quiz!
Gingerbread hearts, beers, a tuba, pretzels and the Giant Ferris Wheel — symbols of Munich's beer festival — all appear on a white-blue sky on the new official Oktoberfest ceramic beer mug.
Oktoberfest in Munich is the world's largest folk festival. The song-filled beer celebration is a bucket list item for many. DW's Hallie Rawlinson filled us in on her first time attending.
Lederhosen were not always popular. They nearly disappeared in the 1880s! But thanks to one Bavarian teacher and his drinking buddies, the shorts will fill Oktoberfest tents. DW presents some surprising lederhosen facts.
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