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Livonian Medieval Festival "Wendene.1378" in Cesis old town
29th and 30th of May – music, archery, medieval battles and contests, market and authentic medieval food!

Saturday, 29th of May

10:00 The gates of Cesis medieval castle are opened. Everybody is welcome to market and a historic activity stands.

11:00 „Wendene 1378” festival opening. In the castle yard warlike songs sing group „VILKI”.

11:30 Medieval pub is opened.

12:00 Start of individual fights. Fights will last all the day until the only winner will be clarified.

13:00 Medieval ensemble "Obscurus Orbis".

13:30 Fight instruction for melee with spears.

14:00 Archery contest for the title „Livonian Archer”.

14:30 Folk music in the castle yard.

15:00 Building of medieval stone throwing machine.

15:30 Medieval knightly entertainment – three versus three – fights on the castle bridge.

16:30 Medieval dance music by ensemble „Trakula”.

17:30 Awards ceremony of contest winners, festive procession through the town.

18:00 Dances in Rozu Square (Rožu laukums) for all the Livonian people.

21:00 Concert of bagpipe and drum music group „AUĻI”. 

 

Sunday, 30th of May

11:00 Opening of second day of Livonian Medieval Festival. Everybody is welcome to market and a historic activity stands.

11:15 Medieval pub is opened.

11:30 Medieval ensemble "Obscurus Orbis".

12:15 Medieval knightly entertainment – three versus three – fights on the castle bridge.

13:00 Contest for battle games for all the brave and neat. Prize for a winner – medieval feast at medieval settlement Godesverdera.

13:30 Medieval music by ensemble „Trakula”.

15:30 Dances in the castle yard for everyone.

16:00 Beer drinking contest and medieval drunkards games.

16:30 Crew forming for a stone throwing machine, preparing for battle.

17:00 Imitation of medieval battle. Closing of the festival with a complete victory!

 

Livonian Medieval Festival is organized by "Vēsturiski aktīvs.lv" in cooperation with  Vidzeme Culture and Tourism Center

Tickets:

Pensioners, pupils and children - LVL 2,-

Students - LVL 3,-

Adults: LVL 4,-

More on festival: www.vesturiskiaktivs.lv 

 

Source: Cesis TIC
Date: May, 2010

 

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