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Representatives of Vikings’ groups of Europe, US, at Rasnov Historical Reenactment Festival

The 7th edition of the Historical Reenactment Festival will take place in Rasnov, the Brasov County, over August 20-23, within the “Historical Reenactment” project.
In the event, organized by the Mioritics Association, in partnership with the Rasnov Town Hall and Trondheim Vikinglag (Norway) will be present, alongside the Living Rosenau Historical Reenactment Group, 43 representatives of the groups of Vikings from Europe and the United States of America, who will recreate the spirit of the various historical periods, focusing on the accuracy of the daily life in the citadel, a release by the organizers sent to Agerpres on Tuesday reads.
“Under the sign of multi-periodicity, this year’s edition is promoting the cultural heritage of the area through the concept of living history, valorizing the traditional crafts and the identity landmarks of the community,” according to the source.
Over the four days, visitors of the Citadel’s Garden will have the possibility to interact with the narrated history in various periods, rediscovering crafts, recalling events, participating in games, workshops and lectures on the historical reenactment accuracy. Tasting traditional dishes, the medieval music and the recreation of some battles will ease the dialogue of the public with the history relived fans.
The Historical Reenactment Project – an instrument of cultural valorization and sustainable development of the local community – is unfolded by the Mioritics Association in partnership with the Rasnov Town Hall and Trondheim Vikinglag, from December 2014 to November 2015 and funded through the PA17/ RO13 – Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts Programme, by the SEE 2009-2014 (LP99 /08.04.2014) grants, the organizers inform.

The Mioritics Association is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization founded in 2004, aiming to protect and promote the cultural and natural heritage, the development of ecotourism, cultural tourism in Romania.

Mioritics has been chosen by the UNESCO Regional Office in Venice to implement in Romania the “Cultural Heritage – a Bridge Towards a Shared Future” Programme, an international initiative that is seeking to strengthen the regional cooperation for a better protection and promotion of the cultural heritage in South-Eastern Europe.

Trondheim Vikinglag is a regional organization of historical reenactment set up in 2010, which is mainly focused on the local, regional history, the culture and crafts of the Vikings who have lived in the Trondelag, Trondheim and Lade regions. The pro bono group numbers rd 70 members, both grown-ups and children.

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