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An Eventful year for the “Park Kievan Rus”

5 international large-scale events, over 50 theme parties and theatrical action, theatre tours and special events – all this was observed by guests and vacationers “Kievan Rus Park” throughout the year.

The Kievan Rus Park is developing and growing. He is the center of culture of Ancient Russia, as well as the center of its history. Develop new structures of the middle Ages, an increasing number of cultural events, attracting more participants and guests to the international festivals.

As reported by news  in the Park this year, we had five big stocks:

— international festival “Kyiv Rus XIII century” in may,

— international festival “Knights XV century – storming the fortress” in June,

— large-scale festival “the Epics of ancient Kyiv IX – XI century” in August,

— the bright autumn festival “Guests of Ancient Kiev – XV” in September,

— The international archery tournament “Arrow of Ancient Kiev” took place in October.

All these large-scale actions were thematic and reconstructed certain times. In the historical reliability of the reconstructions Park holds a very high level, especially in the reconstruction of the life and style of the era.

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The brightest holidays of the world 04 February

Especially for avid travelers, whose travel is not about admiring the colorful scenery and ancient architecture, influential publication “The Forbes” has published a rating of the most colorful, flamboyant, exciting holidays of the world. The rating publication included the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, the Munich Oktoberfest, and more.

So, in the first place among deserving your visiting to the holidays, according to the edition of “The Forbes”, is the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, which is held annually in the Brazilian capital on 2-5 February.

The history of carnival in Rio starts from the middle of the 19th century, and its tradition is rooted in the European middle Ages. Today, the carnival is an extravaganza of music, dance, theatrical performances, which annually brings together hundreds of thousands of Brazilians and tourists, writes League.

In the second position of the rating – carnival “Mardi Gras” (from the French. – fat Tuesday), which is annually held February 2-5 in New Orleans.

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About the festival “Genoese Helmet”

Every summer in Sudak on the territory of Sudak (Genoa) fortress hosts the international Knights Festival “Genoese helmet”.

The aim of the festival is the revival of sporting, cultural and historical traditions of the middle ages, the maintenance of world traditions of the knights ‘ festivals and promotion of historical tourism, organizing exciting and the rise of the prestige of the Crimea as a major international tourist destination.

Festival “Genoese helmet” was one of the first events of its kind in our country. Over the years he became well known not only in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, but also in Spain, Italy, France, UK and other countries near and far abroad.

Participants of the festival is the historical reconstruction clubs and historical fencing. They thoroughly study the military art, armor, weapons, fun and, of course, the tradition of the middle ages. Here each suit is a reflection of an era.

The venue of the festival “Genoese helmet” is not accidental. Sudak is one of the oldest cities in Europe (in 2012, the city celebrated its 1800 years). The Sudak fortress is designed for jousting festivals: gorgeous natural landscapes, exotic preserved fortifications, the romance of the sea, plus the rich history of the city. Continue reading

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