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Oktoberfest Sing-alongs, Anthems, and Musical Traditions

MUNICH (MunichNOW Oktoberfest 2018-- I love the traditional Bavarian brass band music as much as the next guy, but these days that don’t get “da party sta-sta-started” like these modern...

The Annual Kocherlball Means Bavarian Dress and an Early Sunday Morning...

MUNICH – (MunichNOW Life) -- What better way to start your day than with dancing?  The Kocherlball or “Cook’s Ball” is an early morning...

Photo Gallery: The Early Sunday Morning Kocherlball at the Chinese Tower

Scenes from the Kocherlball from recent years:

Six Bavarian Easter Traditions You Probably Did Not Know

MUNICH -- (MunichNOW Life) -- The Easter bunny,  Sunday morning Easter egg hunts, and chocolate bunnies are all part of the popular Bavarian Easter...

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Photo Gallery: Autokino Aschheim — Yes, a Drive-in Movies!

Yes, there is a two-screen drive-in movie theater just a short way outside of Munich in Aschheim. The Autokino Aschheim shows German language movies...

Morning in Munich

A short walk through the city center, from Viktualienmarkt into Marienplatz, the left toward Rindmarkt, past Alter Peter -- then around through the the...

The Ring: A Sculpture by Marco Staccioli

MUNICH - (MunichNOW Arts & Culture) -- The ring is a sculpture by the artist Mauro Staccioli at the intersection Elisenstraße and Luisenstraße street at...

Traditional Dance at the Oktoberfest

How about some Schuhplattler? The origins of this social dance are found in an early courtship display (Balztanz). Such a dance was described in 1050...

COMMENT: Five Oktoberfest Myths You Probably Believe

Cultural Humour from Albert Mooney This is an article about exploding the myths of Oktoberfest, so, by way of introduction, let’s cut straight to myth number one...