The Battles for Sisak AD 1593
Bojevi za Sisak AD 1593
Next edition dates to be announced (the event was last held in 2015)
Sisak (Sisak-Moslavina County)
Medieval military camps, duels, day and night catapults and fireballs sieges, traditional culinary specialties and traditional music are a small part of the spectacle that is organized by the City Museum Sisak and Sisak Tourist Board at fortress "Old town".
The medieval festival called "The Battles for Sisak A.D. 1593" is a unique union of historical facts and ways of life in the Middle Ages with the authentic heritage and cultural values of the Sisak fortress, which is one of the few surviving examples of military architecture, but also a witness of the Middle Ages. "The Battles for Sisak A.D. 1593" re-enacts the battle and the events of 1593., when, after years of siege, Christian army's major victory stopped Ottoman breakthrough to the west. Last year, the festival was attended by a total of 60 originally costumed participants and members of all kinds of historic guilds, such as the Association Order of the Knights of Ruzica City, the Society of Knights of the Golden Chalice, Dubovački archers, Aureus unicornis, Senjski uskoks and the Czech musical groups Codex, etc. On that day, all visitors have an opportunity to go back in time and visit the Middle Ages. In addition to the display of medieval life, warfare, chivalry, sieges, torture devices and music, all visitors will be able to enjoy the flavors of medieval dishes prepared according to original recipes and with the help of local restaurants.
Please contact the Organizers for confirmation and further details.
Info & Contact
Location: Obala Tome Bakača Erdödy-a bb, 44000 Sisak, Republic of Croatia
City Museum Sisak / Gradski Muzej Sisak
Address: Ulica kralja Tomislava 10, 44000 Sisak, Republic of Croatia
Tel.: +385 (0)44811811 | Fax: +385 (0)44543225
Sisak Town Council / Grad Sisak
Address: Rimska 26, Sisak 44000, Republic of Croatia
Tel.: +385 (0)44 510110
Tourist Board Sisak / Sisak - Turistička zajednica grada Siska
Address: Rimska 13/a, 44000 Sisak, Republic of Croatia
Tel.: +385 (0)44522655 | Fax: +385 (0)44521615
Text and images are kindly provided by Tourist Board Sisak, 2015
Sisak and its fortress on Google Maps:
Video reportages and promos of the event:
Exploring Sisak and its Fortress
Animation of 3d model