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Octoberfest

Definition: Octoberfest is a time of music and merrymaking featuring beer, sausage and sauerkraut. German Octoberfests, a tradition in Munich and the Bavarian region of German was introduced to North America in the 1960s.

Originally Octoberfest celebrated the harves of hops, which the Germans brew much of their beer.

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Canadian Octoberfest events and celebrations. during the Chinese Lunar Calendar from About Chinese Culture Guide Jun Shan.

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