Sunday, July 15, 2012

Munich Kocherlball 2012

The Munich Kocherlball is an annual event dating back to the early 19th century. Literally translated as "Cook's Ball," the dance started as an event for cooks and servants to go and find husbands and wives. They were allowed just the morning hours from 6 to 10 a.m., and they had to be back to their masters in time to serve lunch. The tradition carries on with people from around Munich arriving at the Chinese Tour in the English Garden as early as 4 a.m. to set up tables with food and candles. The band and dancing begins around 6. People have already had a few by 7...

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