2016 dates to be announced
Otradnoye (Leningrad Region)
The Festival of the medieval military culture called “Neva Gates” is held in the town of Otradnoye, in Kirovsky District, 40 km east of St. Petersburg, at the confluence of the rivers Neva and Tosna.
The festival is dedicated to the history of the Eastern and Western Europe of the 13-14th centuries. The visitors are immersed into the medieval atmosphere by visiting military and civil historical camps, feeling the might of swords, axes, spears and strength of shields, helmets and armours during the battles and combats. The program includes tournaments on archery and historical fencing, reenactment of an assault and defence of the forest gates, demonstrations of the medieval military machines; artisans fair and many activities for the public.
Please contact the Organizers for confirmation and further details.
Info & Contact
Location: Otradnoye, Kirovsky district, Leningrad Region
Otradnoye Town web portal
Tel.: +78 136243863, +78 136243755
Image: Otradnoye Festival, Otradnoye Town Council
Text sources: Otradnoye Festival, Otradnoye Town Council, Wikipedia
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