What can you enjoy at this Oktoberfest?
Oktoberfest, the world's largest carnival held annually in Munich, Germany, has been staged in Chengdu on May 22. To last for a period of 17 days at the International Intangible Cultural Heritage Park, it is the first time the event to be held in western China.
Hofbräuhaus München, one of Munich’s oldest breweries, will offer all the beer for the festival. At present, the beer is being brewed in Germany and will be delivered directly from the country to Chengdu to ensure fresh taste. In addition to the authentic German beer, the organizers will prepare traditional German roast pork knuckle, fried sausage, grilled chicken and fish, and various German desserts. Besides, a number of Oktoberfest souvenirs, as well as Chengdu local and Bavarian specialty products are to be on show for the visitors.
Famous Oktoberfest live bands will perform classic Bavarian folk music and some famous Chinese songs on the scene, where visitors can attend open-air concerts and watch Oktoberfest Costume und Riflemen's Parade. The Costume und Riflemen’s procession in historical uniforms,marching bands, riflemen, thoroughbred horses, oxen, cows, goats, the decorated horsedrawn drays of the Munich breweries,