2019: Wiesn boss premiere, 2020: Longing
In 2019, Clemens Baumgärtner, head of department for labor and economics, had his premiere as head of the Oktoberfest - and in these 16 days he established the term "Gesamtkunstwerk" for the Munich Oktoberfest.
As successful as the Oktoberfest was in 2019 - a peaceful and relaxed festival - one year later Baumgärtner looks longingly towards the Theresienwiese.
"The first thing you miss as a Wiesn boss is of course the tapping day. The ride in the carriage, when the carriages line up, and of course a little nervousness: Will everything work out, are all carriages in the right position, do you leave in time? Is it raining? Do you arrive wet as a sponge or do you stay dry? These little things are the beginning of missing ..."