The Munich (Germany, Bavaria) Oktoberfest, a festival held each year, traditionally, takes place during the sixteen days up to and including the first Sunday in October. In 1994, the schedule was modified in response to German reunification so that if the first Sunday in October falls on the 1st or 2nd, then the festival will go on until October 3 (German Unity Day).

It is one of the most famous events in the city and the world's largest fair, with some six million people attending every year. 72% of the people are from Bavaria. 15% of visitors come from foreign countries like the surrounding EU-countries and other non-European countries including the United States, India, Japan, Brazil and Australia.

Visitors also eat huge amounts of food, most of it traditional food such as Hendl (chicken), Schweinsbraten (roast pork), Haxn (knuckle of pork), Steckerlfisch (grilled fish on a stick), Würstel (sausages) along with Brezel (Pretzel).

 

Words from the text:

held – konaný

including – včetně

modify – změnit, upravit

in response to – jako reakce na

reunification – znovusjednocení

event – událost, akce

fair – pouť, výstava

surrounding – okolní, obklopující

knuckle – koleno

along with – společně s

 

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