Published: 16:51 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 16:51 BST, 3 May 2021
Germany's iconic Oktoberfest beer festival has been cancelled for the second year running due to the pandemic.
Holding big public events in Bavaria, including the annual Oktoberfest in the regional capital Munich, will not be feasible this year, Bavarian state premier Markus Soeder said on Monday after a meeting with city mayor Dieter Reiter.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'In the classic beer tents at the big festivals, social distancing, masks and other measures are practically impossible to implement,' Soeder said.
Germany's iconic Oktoberfest beer festival has been cancelled for the second year running due to the pandemic. Above, punters at the festival in 2019
Bavaria's State Prime Minister Markus Soeder during a press conference in Munich, southern Germany, on May 3, during