Visitors wearing traditional Bavarian ride a fairground ride at the Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, on September 22, 2012. The world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE
Revellers enjoy drinking beer during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Munich mayor Christian Ude taps the first barrel of beer with the traditional 'O'zapft is!' (It's tapped!) to start the Oktoberfest 2012 beer festival at Theresienwieseat on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.
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A waitress carries grilled chicken at a beer tent during the opening day of the Oktoberfest 2012 beer festival at Theresienwiese on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.
Credit: Alexandra Beier
Revellers enjoy drinking beer during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Revellers enjoy drinking beer during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
A waitress carries beer mugs during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Horses carrying a beer coach participate in the opening parade during day 1 of the Oktoberfest beer festival on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Bavarian State governor Horst Seehofer toasts with a beer mugs during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Japan's most famous yodeling singer Sakura Kitagawa yodels during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Revellers enjoy drinking beer during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Revellers are seen taking a break during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival near Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Revellers enjoy drinking beer during day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival at Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
People attend day 1 of Oktoberfest beer festival near Hofbraeuhaus beer tent on September 22, 2012 in Munich, Germany.This year's edition of the world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: Johannes Simon
Visitors wearing traditional Bavarian ride a fairground ride at the Oktoberfest beer festival at the Theresienwiese in Munich, southern Germany, on September 22, 2012. The world's biggest beer festival Oktoberfest will run until October 7, 2012.
Credit: CHRISTOF STACHE

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