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The Oktoberfest’s funfair

The Oktoberfest’s funfair

The Oktoberfest is famous for the millions of jugs of beer that are consumed, for the buxom girls waiting on tables, for the gourmet meals served in the Festhalle (large beer tents), but also for the great Luna Park which every year accompanies the festival of beer.
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January 31, 2011 in Oktoberfest.

Dental show in Cologne at IDS, Internationale Dental-Schau

Dental show in Cologne at IDS, Internationale Dental-Schau

The decision-makers from dental industry will meet in Cologne, from March 22 to 26, at the IDS trade show, housed in the great exhibition center of the city.

IDS is the world’s most important trade show in the sector, attended by leading experts, specialists in dental trade, the main supplier of tools and machinery and research and development. In the last edition of 2009, there were more than 100 000 visitors and 1800 exhibitors at the fair, from almost 60 countries.
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January 27, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business.

The liquid gold of Oktoberfest: Beer

The liquid gold of Oktoberfest: Beer

Eine Maß bitte! Another pitcher please! Because it is useless to deny it, the Maß, the one-liter mug of beer, is the king and the prince of Munich’s Oktoberfest… and the pretty waitresses in traditional costumes delivering thousands of them every day, are their beloved concubines.
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January 24, 2011 in Oktoberfest.

Beauty International Düsseldorf: the international fair for cosmetics and more

Beauty International Düsseldorf: the international fair for cosmetics and more

For cosmetics, pedicure and wellness professionals, the weekend from 18 to 20 March, 2011, is one of the highlights of the year. In Düsseldorf takes place Beauty International, the international exhibition for suppliers of cosmetic services, which brings together over 1250 exhibitors from around the world. Over 50 thousand visitors and experts are expected to exchange views on a sector that is not afraid of crisis, and which in Europe alone has an annual turnover of over 35 billion Euros.
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January 20, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business.

The renewable energy show can be enjoyed at the New Energy Husum from March 17th to 20th, 2011

The renewable energy show can be enjoyed at the New Energy Husum from March 17th to 20th, 2011

Between March 17 and 20, 2011 in Husum, Germany, is held a major exhibition dedicated to renewable energies: the New Energy Husum (www.new-energy.de). This is one of the leading fairs in the field of renewable energy, solar and geothermal heating, bioenergy, small instruments as well as equipment for industrial exploitation, advisory services on energy saving, but also insurance and financial advice.
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January 12, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business. 2 comments

Oktoberfest accomodation: where to stay after the party

Oktoberfest accomodation: where to stay after the party

Munich is a great city full of hotels, guest houses, B & Bs, hostels, rooms and rental apartments, campsites, recreational vehicle parking. So choosing where to sleep during your stay for the Oktoberfest, only depends on two things: how you move and how much you want to spend.
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January 10, 2011 in Oktoberfest.

Leipziger Buchmesse: The Leipzig Book Fair – March 17-20, 2011

Leipziger Buchmesse: The Leipzig Book Fair – March 17-20, 2011

The Leipzig Book Fair is a major event for the publishing industry in Europe. In 2010 the fair experienced record attendance bringing together over 2,000 publishers from 39 countries, and 156,000 visitors of which 45.000 were operators.
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December 20, 2010 in Trade Fairs & Business.

It’s a long way to Oktoberfest

It’s a long way to Oktoberfest

The lawn of Theresienwiese, over which the great event of the Oktoberfest takes place, lies in the south-west of Munich. The place is easy to find: the problem comes later, when you want to leave after several pitchers of beer. It is therefore strongly recommended to reach the beer stands and the funfair by public transport, so you won’t have trouble returning to the hotel. The faster way, is taking the underground lines U4 and U5, to Theresienwiese stop.
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December 20, 2010 in Oktoberfest. 1 comment

Cebit: where technology is one of the family

Cebit: where technology is one of the family

The Cebit trade show will take place in Hannover, from 1 to 5 March, 2011. Four days devoted to technological innovation, the present and future of the Internet, telecommunications and Information Communication Technology. Cebit has been for years the most important European event to learn about and understand how to move in the digital world, and to have a closer look at those technologies that in the coming years will be in our offices, our homes and especially in our pockets. CeBIT is a huge event: over 4000 exhibiting companies from seventy countries and almost 400 000 visitors expected every year.
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December 18, 2010 in Trade Fairs & Business. 2 comments

The history of Oktoberfest

The history of Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest takes place on a lawn (Wais, hence the welcome message ‘Willkommen auf der Wiesn‘) that has a name: Theresienwiese.

On that field, between 12 and 17 October 1810 there was a big party, considered the first Oktoberfest, on the occasion of the wedding of Prince Ludwig I of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen, who gave her name to that place . It was a grand celebration, with horse races and the participation of many people from Bavaria.
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November 29, 2010 in Oktoberfest. 3 comments

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