Bavaria cancelled Germany’s giant beer festival Oktoberfest this year, the first time the major event has been called of since World War II. Photo: AFP

Germany’s Oktoberfest cancelled due to coronavirus

  • The Oktoberfest, first celebrated in 1810, is one of the world’s biggest folk festivals
  • Germany has banned large public gatherings until at least the end of August
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Bavaria cancelled Germany’s giant beer festival Oktoberfest this year, the first time the major event has been called of since World War II. Photo: AFP
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