Holding the festival directly on the territory of the Gnezdovsky archaeological complex allows you to create a unique atmosphere for participants and spectators, to feel involved in the historical events of the distant past.

Here you can get acquainted with the history, culture, life of the population of Ancient Russia and its neighbors - the Scandinavians, Balts, steppes and others of the early Middle Ages of the 9th-10th centuries. based on archaeological finds, pictorial and narrative sources.

You will be able to see with your own eyes the medieval military field camps of the Slavs and Varangians, witness the reconstructions of the battle and the tournament, get acquainted with crafts, participate in military competitions and games, listen to medieval music and plunge headlong into the fascinating world of our ancestors.