Looking forward to Summer in the City: Otto Lindinger
We asked the spokesman for the landlords of the 21 small Wiesn tents, Otto Lindinger, how he would describe the assessment of the renewed Wiesn exit in three words?
"Sad, but true!" answers Lindinger. "The renewed Oktoberfest cancellation unfortunately hits us Kleine Wiesnzelte once again right in the middle of our great Wiesn heart." With all understanding for the fact that the Wiesn 2021 has to be cancelled, his colleagues and he can hardly wait to get active again: "We hope to be able to do our job again with full passion to make out guests happy – together with our employees."
Unfortunately, he says, that won't be possible again at Oktoberfest until 2022. What is missing in particular? "The contact with all our guests and the dear annual encounters with our regular guests."
Lindinger, however, tries to look forward to the summer in Munich anyway: "A very small consolation is the now clearly recognizable light at the end of this long gloomy tunnel – and that, hopefully, we will soon be able to be hosts again at the Summer in the City, the Wirtshauswiesn and perhaps also at one or two smaller festivals."