Münchner Kindl and Aloisius adorn an emotional Wiesn poster
Munich-based financial and actuarial mathematician Leo Höfter is the winner of the 2022 poster competition. With his emotional design, the self-taught artist speaks directly to the feelings of Oktoberfest fans who had to do without their Oktoberfest for two years, according to the expert jury. A warm, yellow light shines over the beer tent and Ferris wheel, the angel Aloisius and the Münchner Kindl have taken each other by the hand and enter the scene full of anticipation. The prize winner receives 2,500 euros for his 1st place.
185 designs were submitted for the 2022 poster competition, 128 of which made it into the public vote on muenchen.de. Here, 10,688 Wiesn fans cast 37,770 votes to select the 30 most popular poster designs. From these, a jury of expert judges selected the winning design for the Oktoberfest poster and two other prizes without knowing who had submitted the design or the results of the public vote.