Hjem Festivaler Re Middelalderdager / RE MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL 12th – 14th February

Re Middelalderdager / RE MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL 12th – 14th February

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(Kilde: http://www.remiddelalderdager.no og https://www.facebook.com/Remiddelalderdager)

Re Middelalderdager 2016 avholdes i år for 9. gang! I år inviteres du til en kald og magisk reise i tid!

Arrangørene utvider årets festival med én dag, noe som betyr at festivalen også er åpen på søndag for publikum. Re Middelalderdager kan som alltid tilby et spennende program med både kjente og nye aktiviteter! Les mer på festivalens egne nettsider.

Re Medieval Festival 2016 will be held this year for the 9th time! This year you are invited to a cold and magical journey in time!

Re Medieval Festival commemorates the two battles of Re in 1163 and 1177 A.D. The battles took place in a period of civil wars in Norway that lasted from 1130 until 1240 A.D. Unclear laws of who were to be the king’s successors, social circumstances and a power struggle between church and king were the main ingredients of the conflicts.

Re Medieval Festival use the historic events as means to study life as is was in those days and present it to present generations. Schools move their classes to the festival area and get a live experience through drama, dance, music, fighting, food, storytellers and various crafts. On Friday night and daytime Saturday the Medieval Market is open for the public, along with numerous activities and cultural presentations for young and old. The battle of 1163 is re-enacted at noon on Saturday. The festival ends on Saturday evening with a celebration where medieval-inspired bands lead the song and dance. Increasing numbers of people, both medieval-clad and civilians, join the turning of grim historic events into times of laughter and joy. – Read more!

More Viking Activities in Vestfold 2016:

Date Viking Market
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03-05.06 Tønsberg Middelalderfestival / Tønsberg Medieval Festival Map
01-03.07 Borre Vikingmarked / Borre Viking Market Map
18-21.08 Midgardsblot metalfestival / Midgardsblot Metal Festival, Midgard Historisk Senter på Borre. Map
09-11.09 Tønsberg Vikingfestival / Tønsberg Viking Festival Map

Explore the Viking Trail in Vestfold!

Follow the physical traces from the Viking Age! On the short stretch from Borre to Mølen, a distance of only 60 kilometers, one finds the impressive burial mounds which housed the world’s richest findings from the Viking Age. – Read more!

Oseberghaugen. Photo: vikingr.news
Oseberghaugen. Photo: vikingr.news
Kulturhistorisk museum, Universitetet i Oslo (UiO).
Osebergskipet, Vikingskipshuset i Oslo. Foto: Universitetet i Oslo (UiO).

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