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Germany cancels Oktoberfest for 2nd consecutive year due to Covid-19

E-News | 03/05/2021 10:18 PM | Click to read full article

Bavarian Governor Markus Soeder said it was with “heavy hearts” that they decided to call off the festival for which the state is known globally, but that with coronavirus numbers still stubbornly high and hospitals already struggling, it had to be done.

“Oktoberfest will be held again, and will be big again,” he pledged.