State historical-architectural, landscape and natural museum-preserve «Izborsk»

3 June 2013

On the 1st of June, 2013 the VI festival of early medieval culture “Isaborg” will take place in Izborsk.

The organizers of this festival are: the Sate Committee of the Pskov region for culture, the State Committee of the Pskov region for youth policy, State historical-architectural and nature-landscape museum-preserve “Izborsk”, civil society organization “Tula youth club of historical reconstruction and fencing” and Pskov historical reconstruction club “Usadba”.

 The main performances will take place on the site of the ancient Truvor’s settlement and in the plateau above Gorodizhenskoye lake.  Over 130 reconstructors from different cities of Russia, the Ukraine and Belorussia will take part in the festival.

On the festival’s programme there are different events: the demonstration of an Old Russian field camp’s life, master classes in ancient crafts, performances, a battle’s reenactment.  In the camp, on the Truvor’s settlement there will be over 10 workshops working: pottery, bone carving, woodworking, grinding, weaving and other workshops. Everyone will be able to take part in games and attractions – to try to make a fire the way our ancestors did it, to shoot with a bow, to play medieval games. 

        At a medieval fair visitors will be able to buy things, made by reconstructors: tableware, decorations, warriors’ gear and other souvenirs.


The entrance to the reconstructors’ camp on the Truvor’s settlement is free.  

The entrance fee to the plateau above Gorodizhenskoye lake, where performances will take place, is: 300 roubles for adults, 100 roubles for schoolchildren.   


The programme of the early medieval culture festival “Isaborg”

                                   June 1, Saturday
Truvor’s settlement
12.00 – The opening of the historical camp for the visitors.

12.00-18.00 – The work of attractions and shops.

12.00-14.00 – Demonstrations of crafts.


14.00 – Parade-introduction of the participants of the festival.
14.30 – Thebattleofsquads (thedemonstrationoffightingcraft).

15.00 – The costumes contest (a historical defile).
15.30 - 17.00 – The demonstration of the weapons using craft and a children’s battle.

17.00 – 18.00 –

18.00 – The closing of the programme on the plateau. The closing of the historical camp on Truvor’s settlement for visitors.

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