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Festival of Мedieval Culture “Brachislav’s Sword”

13.08.2012 11:21, Bella Dvina 2
18-19 August Brachislav’s Sword will be raised in Braslav within the Festival of Medieval Culture and traditional festival “Braslav glowing skies”.
It is no coincidence that modern knights appeared in Braslav – this town is considered to be one of the oldest in Belarus. Though it has never been large, Braslav castle used to play an important role in defense of Polotsk Princedom.
Another festival of edieval culture “Brachislav’s Sword” will take place in August 18-19, 2012. Festival site - ancient settlement on the Castle Hill in Braslav. This is the place, where the first people of Braslav settled. Now it takes its dominant place in the town towering above the neighborhood. Though the medieval building in Braslav was not saved, the sensation of antiquity is in the air. For two days this place will acquire its medieval beauty. The festival will bring together clubs of historical reconstruction from Vitebsk, Grodno, Minsk, Lida (BY), St. Petersburg, Bryansk (Rus); archery club, and music bands. Programme of the festival available only in Russian.