The Knights Fraternity of the land of Kalisz

The Association ‘Kalisz XXI’
The District Museum of the land of Kalisz
VII Piast Feast Day ( festival)

26th- 27th of August 2005
Archeological Reservation Kalisz- Zawodzie
Str. Bolesława Pobożnego 69

The Knights Fraternity of the land of Kalisz
Str. Górnośląska 71b
62- 800 Kalisz
tel. 0- 62 7645102
Kontakt z prezesem Bractwa.

Plan of the festival:

Saturday, 26th of August 2005
The festival starts at 11:00 a.m.

12.30- 13.45 Archery tournament for children
14.00- 15.00 Battle ended with burning the body of the chief
15.00- 16.00 Heaping up a tumulus on the chifs grave
16.00- 17.00 Archery tournament for members of Knights Fraternities
17.30- 18.00 Warriors tournament for the Jaroslaw's prize
18.00-18.30 The Knights battle
19.00-20.00 Concert of a folk group

For visitors the festival ends at 20 p.m.
Sunday, 27th of August 2005

12.00- 12.30 Tournament for children in throwing a spear
12.30- 13. 30 A fight show
14.00- 14.20 Exposing a sculpture of the King Bolesław Śmiały
14.30- 15.00 The dub of the knights

Festival ends at 16:00

Since the year 2000, the Piast Feast Day have been organized by The knights fraternity of the land of kalisz with the Asociation ‘Kalisz XXI’ and the district museum of the land of Kalisz. The festival which attracts tourists from all over the country and even from abroad, takes place at a settlement build in IX- XII century, original city center in Kalisz.

In that amazing , full of history scenery, fraternities from all over the world present their abilities, they take you on a time travel in to middle ages giving you a chance to see how did life looked like in medieval europe.

During the festival ther are presented reconstructions of battles with participation of warriors and knights.
You have the possibility to see medieval tradespeople at work, and also buy the artefacts they make.