Regions of Russia: 5th Interregional military-historical festival “Battle on Listvyanka”

22 December 2009

The 5th Interregional military-historical festival “Battle on Listvyanka”, dedicated to the 565th anniversary of united Russian troops’ (druzhina) victory in the battle on the river Listvyanka, took place on Dec. 19 in the Ryazan Kremlin. This function attracted 17 military-historical clubs from Yaroslavl, Oryol, Moscow, Mtsensk, Tver, Gzhel, St. – Petersburg and Ryazan.

The festival’s program was opened with an impressive performance of the battle on Listvyanka, which brought together all arrived clubs.

After the performance participants were welcome to visit the fairs, organized on the territory of Ryazan Kremlin and buy medieval weapons and equipment (which had been produced in accordance with a technology similar to an original one). Moreover the fair represented the copies of decorations, which had been found during archaeological excavations, and in order to resist frost the spectators and participants of the festival were provided with hot mead and saloop.