Средњовековни Занати: making medieval items with love
Today our desire to introduce you to the nominees of the Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award competition has brought us to Serbia. They know and love history and HMB. We are now ready to present to you the Средњовековни Занати (Medieval Crafts) Workshop and its masters and owners Sava and Milena Grozdanović – a […]
21 Jul 2021 15:59
Bogdan Mihaylov: “Items for HMB should be comfortable and wear resistant”
How can a passion for role-playing games give you lifelong work? Easily! This is exactly what happened to Bogdan Mihaylov, a crafter from Ukraine. Today we are going to tell you about his workshop as part of our Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award nominees acquaintance. It all started in 1992, when Bogdan Mihaylov was […]
14 Jul 2021 15:09
Evil Russians in New Zealand
Evil Russians who have won the sympathy of all the HMB community of New Zealand continue our marathon of representing participants in the Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award competition. Today we go to New Zealand and talk to the mysterious and “evil” founders of the workshop. Behind such a harsh name are the well-known […]
07 Jul 2021 16:12
HMB worldwide: the start of trainings 
HMB training is starting to return to the daily life of our community. So, HMBIA News decided to report how the fighters from the UK, Switzerland and Spain began to return to their combat shape. Pawel Kurzak, the well-known HMB athlete and the best fighter of the HMB World Championship Battle of the Nations 2019 […]
03 Jul 2021 17:40
Výroba štítů / Shields Manufacturing: HMB got in our blood
It all started quite by accident. In the Czech Republic in 2008, 2 friends David Shane Vejmělka and Pavel Pavlis Kaláb made themselves shields for HMB fights, and their teammates saw and asked them to make shields for the whole team, and thus the workshop Výroba štítů \ Shields Manufacturing was born. As soon as […]
25 Jun 2021 23:17
“Rogday’s Craft” Yar-Tur “: 15 years of experience and development
The workshop “Rogday’s Craft” Yar-Tur “ is widely known in Ukraine and far beyond its borders. The workshop was nominated for our ‘The Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award’ competition for the HMBIA quality mark. The workshop, located in the city of Kiev, is engaged in the production of replicas such as shoes, bags, belts […]
18 Jun 2021 23:53
Knight Art Workshop: most important are the correct historical process and visual
Our June continues with the introduction of the Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award competition nominees, and today we want to introduce the nominee from France. The Knight Art Workshop and its owner Arno Fau, also known as Arnold Fou, was nominated by many HMB representatives from different countries and we are happy to tell […]
11 Jun 2021 15:27
Racaire’s Workshop: every person is unique!
The presentation of the Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award competition nominees continues. Today we introduce Anna E. Dockery, the craftswoman from the Racaire’s Workshop (USA) to you.  Her workshop makes one of a kind hand printed clothing, coifs, bags, hoods and much more! To decorate the fabric with ornaments, special blocks are used that […]
04 Jun 2021 15:18
Must-see places in Romania and related stories
HMBIA News has collected the must-see places in Romania today just for you! Working on this article, we have selected diverse and beautiful places to visit in Romania. 1. Horezu monastery The monastery is rightfully considered one of the main attractions of Romania. It was built during the reign of the Wallachian governor Constantine (II) […]
31 May 2021 23:38
Patterson Shieldcraft for fighter protection
A high-quality shield is a reliable defense in battle. When you nominate your favorite craftsmen for our award, you have often mentioned the manufacturers of precision shields. Realizing how important this part of a fighter’s HMB armament is, we are happy to tell you about another applicant of the Artisans and Craftsmen People’s Choice Award […]
19 May 2021 15:12
HMB sport: love from the first date
She loves buhurt and is doing her best to develop HMB in Spain. She works hard to attract new people to sport in spite of Covid. How does she manage to do so much for sports? Our permanent She Fights For… rubric has a new hero. Today we will talk to Samantha Chapman and get […]
10 May 2021 22:48
Ivan Lukic, Serbia: every pair of shoes is unique
A master who does his job well is highly valued not only by clients, but also by museum workers. Why? Because we are talking about a craftsman who makes the attributes of a medieval costume. In particular, today we are talking about the master from Serbia, Ivan Lukic. Grateful clients nominated his workshop for the […]
01 May 2021 13:10
HMB Finland has a new captain!
Joonas Lammasniemi will lead the HMB Finland team to the lists of Battle of the Nations in Romania as new captain of the team of his country. He takes his responsibilities seriously: “As for me, being a captain of the national team is to be the beacon to which my team can look towards for […]
26 Apr 2021 15:44
Australia prepares for Battle of the Nations
On March 27, a qualifying tournament was held in Sydney. HMBIA News asked Bryce Lightbody, the HMB Australia team captain, to tell us more about the event. “We’ve had a really cold and wet summer with massive floods over the last couple of weeks. Luckily it eased up just enough so the interstate teams could […]
15 Apr 2021 00:02
Belgrade welcomed the National HMB tournament
The National HMB tournament of Serbia was held in Belgrade on March 14 where participants were fighting in the BotN official categories including duels and 5vs5 buhurts.     According to Alexandar Uroshevich, President of the National HMB Federation of Serbia, there were around 40 fighters who fought for medals of the tournament and the opportunity to […]
07 Apr 2021 00:28
Commentator motto: do it as if it were the last HMB fight ever
HMB tournaments are gradually returning to our lives. Together with the battles that we missed so much, we  have the opportunity to both support the fighters at the lists and watch the online broadcast of the tournament again. And what is one of the most important components of the broadcast from the scene? Of course […]
27 Mar 2021 14:33



1st-4th July
Oradea Fortress, Romania