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Festival of Medieval Traditions and Culture - Kaleto Mezdra - 2019

The festival "Welcome to the middle Ages" offered a lot of emotions and unexpected impressions to hundreds of spectators who came to the caleto archaeological complex in Mezdra. The initiative presented the life, homes and cuisine of the population on our lands of the past centuries. More than 100 participants recreate various moments of our ancestors ' lives for the guests of AK "Kaleto".

Representatives of the Association "Dux antika" Svishtov demonstrated the reconstruction of military Affairs, everyday life and rituals. Association "Simtalk" from Plovdiv showed cycloartane settlements and rituals, loskota Commonwealth "Magacin" showed the customs of the V – VI century, and companies from Dobrich tradition of rannosrednovekovnite. "Avitohol" of Varna impressed with demonstrations of weapons, and "living history" of Shumen demonstrates the military capabilities of the romeis.

Commemorative of the restoration of the traditions of their-pot of the century revealed the Association“ Bylkin " from Sofia. Clubs medieval military arts "Ratina“ and "Philippopol" from Plovdiv implemented an interesting bit of detail. The tail is curved at dukana lyubomira Marinova, where guests could buy honey. Colorful Petya Kusheva prepared and provided delicious dishes and bread for tasting.

Saturday night was the most attractive. For the first time, this festival also featured musicians from Freya and Xana, who presented Gothic music. The evening continued with an outdoor movie theater. The big screen brought together art lovers. Films from medieval and Roman festivals held in Bulgaria and Romania were shown. The creative team of the municipality of Mezdra presented its thematic advertising films to the audience:
- "The legend of the river“;
- "70 centuries of history“;
- "Mezdra is our home, our future“;
- Documentary video about the history and sights of the municipality of Mezdra.

The beauty of the nature of the native end, the historical heritage and its intertwining in the present are the main motivator for creating video production.
Videos prepared for the festival were projected from the Romanian side, recreating the life of the Romans in the Dacia area.

The fifth edition of the festival was attended by thousands of fans of traditions-residents and guests of Mezdra. This expression makes our city an interesting tourist destination, which is also one of the main goals of cultural expression.

Romanian guests, partners in the project, shared that they were impressed by the dense organization and variety of festival demonstrations, the warm welcome, the grandeur and beauty of this Paradise, disguised by the legendary river of sparks. The mayor of the friendly municipality directly stressed that their relationship with our end is not from yesterday. He said that during archaeological excavations on their lands was discovered mostly graded stones from Vratsa limestone.

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