VI Festival of Early Medieval Culture "Isaborg" will be held from May 31 to June 2 at the Old Izborsk (Pskov region, Russia).
Culture of early medieval reenactors of interest to many, but it can not always be considered within the framework of many mass festivals where men prefer to outfit later periods as a more reliable during bugurt. But the festivals of early medieval culture - the perfect place for those who care about earlier eras most.
On the "Isaborge", which is a reference of living history event, participants will rich program and the historic camp, located at the old fort. This imposes certain limitations still have to respect the historical park, which is of great value to science.
The program - many master classes, fair sharing of experiences and historical experiments. Participants will engage in crafts, recreating the life of the early Middle Ages. The cultural program also promises to be eventful. And for men - exciting combat and tactical activities specific to the era.
The festival will feature more than 130 re-enactors from different cities of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. The festival provided a demonstration of the life of ancient field camp, master-classes on ancient crafts, demonstrations, reconstruction of the battle. In the camp, on the site, will be valid for more than 10 workshops: pottery, bone carving, woodworking, grinding, weaving, etc.
Everyone will be able to participate in games and attractions - try to make a fire in the same way as our ancestors did, archery, play medieval games. On the medieval fair everyone will be able to buy goods made reenactors - dishes, decorations, equipment and other warriors.
The festival will be an outstanding spectacle for tourists, but is focused more on those who come to practice your favorite hobby, and not to those who come to admire it.
The program for the 1th of June:
12.00 - Opening of the historic camp on the mound for the audience.
12.00-18.00 - Work attractions and retail outlets.
12.00-14.00 - Demonstration of public Crafts (current vocational content of the festival)
Plateau above the lake Gorodischensky
14.00 - Parade-introduction of the participants of the festival.
14.30 - Battle squads (indicative fight).
15.00 - Costume Contest (the historical parade).
15.30 - 17.00 - Demonstration of how to work with a gun and baby battle.
17.00 - 18.00 - Competition.
18.00 - End of the program on the plateau. Closure of the historic camp on the site to the public.
Price: adult - 300 RUB (~ 9 USD), pupils - 100 RUB (~ 3 USD)
When: 31 May - 02 June
Where: Museum-Reserve "Isborsk", Old Izborsk, Pskov region, Russia