Oktoberfest 2009

HBSers were in Munich last month to celebrate the 176th Oktoberfest, the most famous folk festival-and beer festival-in the world.

The first barrel of beer was tapped by the Lord Mayor on opening Sunday and groups in traditional garb from all over Europe marched to the Theresienwiese www.replicabestsale.co.uk. The blissful, beer-laden festival lasted for a total of 16 days with six million people attending.

The event had some impressive statistics: 14 giant tents with a total seating capacity of 100,000 serving 5.5 million liters of potent March beer, more than 600,000 fried chickens and 84 heads of cattle tag heuer replica for sale . The annual commercial value of the whole affair is estimated at breitling superocean replica a minimum of 0.7 billion Euro.