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Mallorca Oktoberfest 2013
Parc de Sa Riera in Palma, is the scene of the Oktoberfest (October Festival), a German cultural and gastronomic event that takes place in Palma. It starts at the end of September and finishes in the middle of October. Live music, traditional dances, traditional Bavarian food and all kind of beer are the ingredients of a festival that has been celebrated every year in Munich since 1810, the most crowded one in Germany. It has its origin in the celebration of the nuptials of Prince Luis I of Bavaria with the Princess Teresa de Saxony-Altenburg.
The Oktoberfest is also celebrated in the complex Megapark s'Arenal, much more massive and focusing on German tourists of Playa de Palma, and in Santa Ponça (Calviá). A lot of beer, food specially brought from Germany and traditional songs performed by the audience are the main attraction of this festival.