In Germany, the festival is almost equivalent to Christmas, suffice to say, Germans worship beers. Ironically, In Germany, Oktoberfest opens in September and ends mid of October.
The festivities began in 1810 in honor of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig's matrimony with Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
In the Philippines, Oktoberfest follows its name as it opens 1st of October and concludes on the 31st of the same month.
Manila Pavilion's Boulvar heightens up the Oktobeerfeast fever with hearty and festive offerings.