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Germany: Thousands pack Hofbrau tent as Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich

5 21.09.2019 Инфо

M/S First keg tapping at Hofbrau festival tent, Munich
C/U Bartender's hands pouring beer in mugs
M/S Bartenders pouring beer in mugs
W/S Mugs with beer
M/S Waitress carrying mugs with beer
M/S Woman with mug of beer
M/S Attendees cheering with beers
M/S Attendees cheering with beers
M/S Man with two beer mugs
M/S Attendee Nikki and friend with beers
SOT Nikki, Attendee from California: "I wasn't expecting any of the carnival aspects, I didn't know what to expect. I think that Munich is really cool. [incomprehensible], we went on a whole tour and it's a really great city.''
W/S Crowd inside Hofbrau festival tent, Munich
M/S Crowd inside Hofbrau festival tent, Munich
M/S Crowd inside Hofbrau festival tent, Munich
M/S Attendees drinking beers
M/S Band performing on stage
M/S Man playing trumpet
W/S Crowd inside Hofbrau festival tent
M/S Man with chicken hat
M/S Waitress picking up tray with food
M/S Waitress carrying tray with food through crowd
SOT, Matze, Attendee from Hamburg (German): "Because we visit the Oktoberfest every two years, because it is always a blast and it's a lot of fun to party with all the countries, cultures.''
W/S Crowd cheering and singing
M/S Crowd cheering and singing
W/S Attendees sitting in beer garden
M/S Attendees sitting in beer garden
W/S Hofbrau festival tent
M/S Hofbrau festival tent roof
C/U Hofbrau festival tent logo
SCRIPT
Around 10,000 people from all sides of Germany and the world, packed the Hofbrau festival tent in Munich on Saturday, making it the largest of the tents of Oktoberfest, which kicked off at noon.
Nikki, an attendee from California, said she didn't know what to expect ahead of the festival.
"I wasn't expecting any of the carnival aspects, I didn't know what to expect. I think that Munich is really cool."
Matze, an attendee from Hamburg, said, "Because we visit the Oktoberfest every two years, because it is always a blast and it's a lot of fun to party with all the countries, cultures.''
Oktoberfest is marked annually from mid-September to mid-October and is attended by millions of people from around the world. In total there are 14 large tents on-site, where between five to seven million visitors consume around 60,000 hectolitres (1,319,815 gallons) of beer every year.