Art Nouveau in Munich – virtual

“Art Nouveau” is known in Germany under the name “Jugendstil”. Renowned artists contributed greatly to make Munich an important location and even center of art nouveau. Numerous buildings in the city still bear witness of this revolutionary, “scandalous” style, which radically challenged older traditions.

Oktoberfest beer festival – virtual

The Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich is one of the largest fairs in the world and meanwhile looks back on 200 years of history. It was first held on 12th October 1810 on a field outside Munich’s city walls to mark the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese. In honour of the bride, the site was called “Theresienwiese” (“Therese’s meadow”), leading to the festival name of “Wiesn” used by locals. Hear its history and entertaining stories associated with the Oktoberfest.