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Module 06
Oktoberfest
and Other
Festivals
Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is a traditional annual beer
festival held in Munich
Contrary to the name the 16-day festival is actually held
from the end of September to the first Sunday in October
The festivities kick off with an opening
parade of more than 6,000 participants
ImageCourtesy:www.flickr.com/photos/zhaffs...
With more than six million visitors every year,
Oktoberfest is one of the world’s largest fairs
Oktoberfest was first organized in 1810 to celebrate
the wedding of King Ludwig I with Princess Therese
of Sachsen-Hildbur...
The festival is declared
open in traditional style
—a twelve gun salute
and the tapping of the
first beer keg at noon by
t...
Only beer produced in six Munich breweries is served at the festival
Draft beer is brewed specially for the festival conta...
There are both big and small tents at the festival.
The big ones can hold thousands of people
Reservations for tents are made months in advance. Do not be
surprised if your table has been given away if you arrive late
If you do not have reservations, arrive before noon to get a
table. When you find an empty seat, always ask before
taking ...
Everyone seated at the same
table drinks together
The word for cheers is Prost!
It is considered rude not to make eye
contact during this exchange.
All beer, except for wheat beer, is served in one-litre glasses
PicCourtesy:www.bruguru.com
Oktoberfest 2015 in numbers
5.9 million visitors
7.3 million liters of
beer consumed
Every year over 3,000
things are lost...
Tollwood
Summer Festival
The annual Tollwood Summer Festival is a huge event with music,
cabaret, street performance, theatre, circus and dance
It is held in Munich’s Olympic Park for over 25 days,
and it is a destination for theatre companies, pop,
rock, and jazz m...
The festival also features culinary specialities with a variety of food
stands and over 200 artisan booths representing ab...
Klassik am
Odeonsplatz
The Klassik am Odeonsplatz is Munich's great annual open-air concert and one of the
cultural highlights in summer. It take...
Munich Opera
Festival
Every summer since 1876 the Munich
Opera Festival is celebrated for one
month. It is a must-see and -hear for
all opera lo...
Held at the National Theater it offers an
excellent mix of opera and ballet
performances attracting visitors from all
arou...
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Module 6: Oktoberfest

  1. 1. Module 06 Oktoberfest and Other Festivals
  2. 2. Oktoberfest
  3. 3. Oktoberfest is a traditional annual beer festival held in Munich
  4. 4. Contrary to the name the 16-day festival is actually held from the end of September to the first Sunday in October
  5. 5. The festivities kick off with an opening parade of more than 6,000 participants ImageCourtesy:www.flickr.com/photos/zhaffsky
  6. 6. With more than six million visitors every year, Oktoberfest is one of the world’s largest fairs
  7. 7. Oktoberfest was first organized in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of King Ludwig I with Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen
  8. 8. The festival is declared open in traditional style —a twelve gun salute and the tapping of the first beer keg at noon by the Mayor of Munich
  9. 9. Only beer produced in six Munich breweries is served at the festival Draft beer is brewed specially for the festival containing 6% higher alcohol
  10. 10. There are both big and small tents at the festival. The big ones can hold thousands of people
  11. 11. Reservations for tents are made months in advance. Do not be surprised if your table has been given away if you arrive late
  12. 12. If you do not have reservations, arrive before noon to get a table. When you find an empty seat, always ask before taking the seat. Be sure to greet everyone at the table (Grüß Gott!!)
  13. 13. Everyone seated at the same table drinks together
  14. 14. The word for cheers is Prost! It is considered rude not to make eye contact during this exchange.
  15. 15. All beer, except for wheat beer, is served in one-litre glasses PicCourtesy:www.bruguru.com
  16. 16. Oktoberfest 2015 in numbers 5.9 million visitors 7.3 million liters of beer consumed Every year over 3,000 things are lost and found
  17. 17. Tollwood Summer Festival
  18. 18. The annual Tollwood Summer Festival is a huge event with music, cabaret, street performance, theatre, circus and dance
  19. 19. It is held in Munich’s Olympic Park for over 25 days, and it is a destination for theatre companies, pop, rock, and jazz musicians and of course tourists
  20. 20. The festival also features culinary specialities with a variety of food stands and over 200 artisan booths representing about 20 countries
  21. 21. Klassik am Odeonsplatz
  22. 22. The Klassik am Odeonsplatz is Munich's great annual open-air concert and one of the cultural highlights in summer. It takes place at Odeon Square, one of the most beautiful places in the city, which turns into the best concert hall possible for this event
  23. 23. Munich Opera Festival
  24. 24. Every summer since 1876 the Munich Opera Festival is celebrated for one month. It is a must-see and -hear for all opera lovers
  25. 25. Held at the National Theater it offers an excellent mix of opera and ballet performances attracting visitors from all around the world
  26. 26. End of Module You can proceed to the quiz now
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