The historical festival "Old Ladoga — the First Capital of Russia" will take place in the Volkhov district.
The well-known reconstruction of the Middle Ages - "Old Ladoga — the First Capital of Russia" festival will take place in the Volkhov district of the Leningrad Region. The event will take place in June, 2018 and will traditionally bring together adults and young admirers of national history and fans of colorful representations.
Old Ladoga not without reason became the venue of the action aimed at the development and preservation of historical monuments of our country. The old Ladoga fortress is a popular sight of the Volkhov district, within the walls of which history really comes to life.
Exactly here Rurik and successors of his well-known dynasty governed, Old Ladoga was attacked by the enemy more than once and was key defensive power of that time. Before emergence of the New Ladoga, Old Ladoga carried the status of the city and was the key settlement in the northwest. Fancy-dress theatrical actions which will take place within the "Old Ladoga — the First Capital of Russia" festival will help guests of area to plunge into the atmosphere of the Middle Ages.
In two days of a festival guests will see the real medieval battles, learn more about the ancient Slavs, inhabiting these lands Finno-Ugric tribes and the Scandinavian aggressors. Separate sections of an action will be devoted to peace time in Russia – it will be possible to learn more about crafts and trade there.
The festival will take place on June 22-23 in one of the most beautiful places of the Volkhov district of the Leningrad Region.
Tickets for a festival can be acquired directly on festival.
All details are here:
We are waiting for you and your family and friends!