(Worldkings.org) Woodfordia is transformed into a village that hosts over 25,000 daily patrons, performers, stallholders, volunteers and organisers. As many as 2,680 volunteers across 162 departments are at the heart of the organisation and contribute to the setup and day-to-day running of the festival.
[WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.171) – Munich (Germany) : The city of Oktoberfest - the world’s largest folk festival
(WorldKings.org) Munich has celebrated its 850th birthday in 2008. What began as a monastery in the time of Henry the Lion in 1158 was Germany’s ‘unofficial capital’ until the Berlin Wall fell and is now its third-largest city. It’s become a hub of high technology, a cultural centre with more museums than any rival, and a gastronomic trailblazer, sparkling with Michelin stars.