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First Oktoberfest keg tapped as festival kicks off in Munich

1 21.09.2019 Инфо

M/S Marching music band, Munich
C/U Bavarian Minister President Markus Soeder arriving at Schottenhammel tent
W/S Soeder arriving for traditional first keg tapping at Schottenhammel
M/S Soeder greeted by guests
M/S Munich child, ambassador of Oktoberfest
W/S Soeder
SOT, Markus Soeder, Bavarian Minister President (German): "Considering the importance of coalition talks, Berlin was the capital of Germany yesterday but today it's Munich, because it is the most important festival of the world.''
M/S People celebrating *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Markus Soeder, Bavarian Minister President (German): "I simply wish him [Munich First Mayor Dieter Reiter] and all of us not only a good first tapping but that we have a festival of joy, a peaceful 'Wiesn' and that this festival sends a signal of belonging together into the world.''
W/S People celebrating *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Markus Soeder, Bavarian Minister President (German): "Two to three [hammer blows]. I don't believe he will do it with one, because he is unsure if it jumps out, but he can make it with two to three.''
C/U Beer draft set
M/S Munich’s Mayor Dieter Reiter opening first keg with two swings
M/S Reiter distributing beer
M/S Reiter and Soeder cheering with their wives
C/U Soeder drinking beer
M/S People in traditional clothes posing for photographs
W/S People celebrating
M/S People celebrating
M/S People celebrating
W/S People celebrating
SCRIPT
The official opening of the 186th Oktoberfest was celebrated in a traditional way with Mayor of Munich Dieter Reiter tapping the first keg and Minister President of Bavaria Markus Soeder tasting the beer, in Munich, on Saturday.
"Considering the importance of coalition talks, Berlin was the capital of Germany yesterday but today it's Munich, because it is the most important festival of the world," said Soeder.
Reiter had the honour to tap the keg and managed to do it with just two hammer blows.
Oktoberfest is marked annually from mid-September to mid-October and is attended by millions of people from around the world.