Activity 1

Kapitel 9

1 Das Oktoberfest

http://www.ofest.com/history.html

Read the information about the famous Oktoberfest and then answer the questions.

1. When was the first Oktoberfest held?
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2. What happened on October 12th in 1810?
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3. What was added to boost Bavarian agriculture one year after this famous festival began?
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4. What used to be the oldest and most popular event during the early days of the Oktoberfest?
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5. What is the name of the field or area where the huge festival takes place?
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6. What was set up in 1818?
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7. What interrupted the Oktoberfest a few times since its inception?
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