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September 2008

Sep  - Oct *
RuhrTriennale Season 2008, Ruhr District
The international festival of the arts takes place at the outstanding industrial monuments of the Ruhr District, now transformed into spectacular venues for music, theatre, literature and dance. Former machine halls and coking plants hosts drama and opera performences as well as pop, jazz and concert music. This seasons program focuses on the mind and spirit of the Middle Ages.

Sep 12 - 16 &  Sep19 - 22
Wurstmarkt, Bad Duerkheim 
The Wurstmarkt fair and wine festival has a very long history dating back to the 6th century. It is one of the largest, most traditional and entertaining public festivals in Germany, and it is the main event of the year in the Pfalz. Despite its name it is Germany's largest wine festival. You can enjoy over 150 different wines in over 50 different places - from the mellow Riesling to the finest ice-wine.
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Sep 20 - Oct 5
Oktoberfest, Munich
Held on the Wies'n fairground, the world-famous Oktoberfest will be opened with the traditional words "O'zapft is" (the barrel is tapped). Each year, Oktoberfest attracts about seven million visitors from all over the world to the Theresienwiese. Beer tents and fairground rides as far as the eye can see guarantee an exuberant atmosphere for a whole two weeks. Experience the Germany of traditional music and costumes, pretzels, and an inexhaustible supply of the finest beer in the world.
Sep 27 - Oct 12
'Cannstatter Wasen' Fest, Stuttgart
Every year, millions of guests join the locals to enjoy the world's second largest and most attractive beer garden and folk festivals. Up to 5000 visitors can frolic and celebrate in each festival tent. Bands wearing traditional clothing ensure the cheerful entertainment and the Stuttgarter and visitors enjoy delicious Käsespätzle (Swabian noodles with cheese), roast, potato noodles with sour kraut, Göckele or crispy knuckles.
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