“Alexander Nevsky Cup” in St. Petersburg: bright event on the city day

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“Alexander Nevsky Cup” festival is to take place on 27 May in St. Petersburg (Russia). Organizers coupled such extraordinary event with the city day. Al Askerov – member of the organizational committee of the festival and head of HMB-Soft-Russia told HMBIA News what interesting activities await participants and spectators of the festival.

 
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According to Al, the event will be rich with sports as well as with entertainment. Spectators will see HMB battles in such categories:

 

“3×3” among men in full armor;
“Polearm with barrier” in soft equipment;
“Duels” in soft armor among teenagers;

 
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Also, lots of contests, master classes and demonstrations of crafts, interactives about the elder craft, historical fencing grounds, fair with unique handmade and, of course, the show-programme await those who decides to spend their Saturday on the “Alexander Nevsky Cup”.

 

Here, children and adults can be taught how to shoot a bow, throw sulicza (kind of an ancient dart); shown the basics of smithcraft and pottering. Furthermore, after the professional battles, anyone who feels like it can spend a couple of rounds in the soft armor with sparring partners or complete the “obstacle course”.

 
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Apart from everything aforementioned, on the festival you will see:
– Interactive camp-museum of the military-historical clubs of various times from antiquity to modern times;
– Horse riders’ tournament;
– Open military-patriotic game for young people;
– Historical and stylized goods fair;
– Exciting show-programme;
– Photo zones with replicas of the historical equipment, weapons, armor, accessories, costumes, household items.

 
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Undoubtedly, organizers of the “Alexander Nevsky Cup” made some real effort and everyone will be able to find a preferred activity.

 

HMBIA News would like to thank the festival’s organizers – Interregional social organization to aid military-historical reconstruction development “Doblest’ vekov” for the information and photo materials.

 

Festival’s website: www.kuboknevskogo.ru

 

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