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Vikings and Naval Battles in Moscow
22.08.2011 10:08
Vikings and Naval Battles in Moscow

 A festival named "Times and epochs. Ancient Russia with your own eyes" will be held at 2-4 of September in Moscow's Kolomenskoye culture preserve.

        The festival's expositions recreate the history of Russia in IX-XI centuries. Guests will be able to see a grandiose perfomance with participation of more than 400 people going in for historical reenactment. Besides Russian historical clubs, organizations from the USA, Ukraine, Estonia, Belarus, German, Poland, Sweden, Denmark are going to take part in the festival. 

        The festival's territory is arranged under the ethnic differencies: Slavic settlement (selische), Vikings' truss, Steppe ulus, Finnish kut. Every ethnic ground will show its special perfomances characterizing the peculiarities of these cultures. Experienced guides will be working at the festival to help visitors and answer their questions.

        The main events will be held at the special "Battlefield" ground. There will be a fencing tournament, mass battles, exhibition fightings, equestrian racings and an extensive dramatized show "The Birth of Russia". There also will be a big water show - a whole fleet of historical ships will drop anchor in a harbour of Moscow river. Viking ships (drakkars), Slavic boats (ladyas), Finnish shnekes will give a naval battle. In the evening, September 4 there will be a grandiose concert with fire and light shows.

        In the handicraft sector there will be the masterclasses of blacksmith's work, weaving, jeweller's art, glass art, embroidery and many other ancient professions. Besides, all the guests will be able to take part in exciting archeological experiments. And there also will be a special programme for children, according to the festival's organization committee.





Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Moscow Kolomenskoye Russian events Russian history Russian festivals 

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