The tournament devoted to memory of Hero of the Heavenly hundreds.
In the winery Saturday and Sunday will be held the tournament in memory of Hero of the Heavenly hundreds Maxim Shimko. This at a press conference said the coordinator of the tournament – member of club of historical reconstruction “Arkona” Olga Grabovskaya.
“Our club is very often involved in city events. Hold different tournaments and festivals, because for us it is very important to convey to the public that the youth movement of historical reconstruction and historical fencing is not some children’s toy and a hobby, which creates a strong character in people, so the urge to do it. Tournament of memory of Maxim Shimko is the only exclusively medieval festival, and he has responded to many of the participants from different cities,” said grabowska.
According to her, the tournament was named in honor of hero of the Heavenly hundreds Maxim Shimko, who was fond of historical reconstruction and was a member of the Vinnytsia club of historical reconstruction “White wolf”. This organization is also among the organizers of the festival. In General, among the Heroes of the Heavenly hundred five re-enactors who were killed on Maidan during the revolution of dignity.
Joust the memory of Maksym Shimko was held this year for the second time. Unlike last year it will be two days. Saturday will be qualifying matches in the category “Shield-sword” and group tournaments. The next day at noon will take place the solemn opening of tournament and the best participants in the category “Shield-sword” and group tournaments. Category “Shield-sword” tournament of memory of Maksym Shimko will be included in the national rating of Ukrainian Medieval Fighting.
The competition will be held according to the rules of historical medieval battles, participation in them will take both men and women. The tournament will be the preparation of the national team on the historical medieval battle for the world championship “battle of the Nations”, which next year will take place in Serbia.
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