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The challenges of being a waitress at Munich's Oktoberfest


Millions of beer lovers gathered in Munich this autumn to celebrate 200 years of Oktoberfest, the world's biggest folk festival.

Over the course of the famous event, an estimated six million litres of beer are drunk. And that requires the special skills of the tent waitresses who must be able to carry six or more one litre beer mugs at once.

Fahima Khail donned her dirndl and found out what it is like to be a waitress at the festival.

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