arts

From the archive: This story is more than 10 years old.

Comments on

Oktoberfest: It's not about the beer

Lederhosen's one thing, Bavarians say, but spare us the commercialism. As with most cultural festivals that go global, Oktoberfest has branded, packaged and exported Bavaria's culture of drinking beer at long trestle tables, playing oompah music, eating pretzls and pork-knuckle, and wearing Lederhosen and Dirnln, the frilly women's dresses.
have your say   

Comments

There are no comments on this report. Sorry, comments are closed.

Read more about

bavaria, beer, germany, oktoberfest

— 30 —

{/exp:weblog:entries}

Best in Internet Exploder