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The Knightly Order of Saint George has been founded properly from the point of view of both the canon and the secular law, its foundations has never been annulled and its lawful existence has never ceased.

(2011. March 20. 13:16)


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(2011. March 20. 13:16)

Visegrad International Royal Palace Fair

Program:

Royal Procession takes place
 

from the Catholic Church on the main street of Visegrad to the Royal Palace. In a spectacular fashion the Czech King and his son, the Marquis of Moravia with his tournament guards, the Polish King leading his knights with the King of Hungary accompanied by his royals with their arms in hand, followed by a multitude of domestic and international nobles and gentle folk along with knights, man at arms will proceed to the palace complex.


Royal Palace Tournament Grounds

Knights Tournament
During the tournament over two hundred knights and man-at-arms from Czech Republic, Bavaria, Italy, Poland, and the Carpathian Highlands along with the Hungarian Royal Knights of Saint George will enter the contests. Horse archers and infantry archers will start by showering their adversaries with their accurate and deadly arrows. The royal falconers, beautiful ladies of the court, crossbow men, Italian flag throwers, trick and show riding exhibits and other entertainment will be featured for the kings, their nobles and the distinguished audiences.
The Main Harold is actor and knight Janos Papp


Archery Competition
Participants must be in appropriate historic costume and use traditional weapons.
 

Middle Age Ball Game Contest
Two teams are trying to get the leather ball with wooden paddles into the opponent’s goal.
 

 Royal Wine Court
The Wine Court invites all for merry tasting and drinking with special wine selections from Hungary and abroad. To help choose the best for the guests, wine makers from their famous vineyards will be on hand.
 

Royal Feast
The feast is a pleasant addition to the wines offered at the wine court.
 
Knights Heptathlon
Contestants and public - sports figures will be challenged in running, archery, wall climbing, wrestling, javelin throwing, crossbow archery and battle star throwing to earn a riding horse! 

 
The Toldi Contest
The strongest men of the day will compete in one arm pole lifting, grindstone lifting and throwing for the prestigious Toldi title.
 
 Torch Procession
In the evening a magical parade will take place from the Catholic Church on the main street of Visegrad to the


 Middle Age harbor with sloops and galleys, and on board feasts.
Each day during the fair you can choose to feast with kings, nobles or knights and taste the traditional dishes of the middle ages, fiery Hungarian wines, cool Czech beers or the Polish honey brandy.


Programs free to the public


From the Catholic Church on the main street of Visegrad to the Royal Palace a procession in a spectacular fashion will take place with the Czech King and his son, the Marquis of Moravia with his tournament guards, the Polish King leading his knights with the King of Hungary accompanied by his royals with their arms in hand, followed by a multitude of domestic and international nobles, gentle folk along with knights, man at arms and proceed to the palace complex. Join the beginning of merry making and the fair that offers musicians, jesters, artist and a market transporting you back to the Middle Ages. Learn the skills of blacksmiths, bakers and glass blowers or watch the historic performances and dances. Plenty of games to enjoy for the young lads and lassies.


• Middle Age market and historic handcraft exhibitions on the main street and front of the royal palace.
• Middle Age play land and classes for young artist in various handicraft skills in the park front of the royal palace.
• Across the main entrance of the royal palace a military camp from the XIV. – XV. Centuries can be visited where riding, archery, spear and battle star throwing can be experienced.
• The park stage will feature historic entertainment, dances, comedy, music concerts along with puppet shows and combat arts demonstrations.
• At the Salamon Tower the court stage offers historic music concerts, minstrel contest, love heptathlon, fair comedians, knights’ combat and dance performances for the spectators.
• The hill castle will have an exhibit and demonstration of middle age battle equipment, exhibit of the Hungarian Royal Saint Crown with waxworks showing the kings meeting in 1335.
• Three outdoors stages, four Middle Ages kids playgrounds and numerous family programs waiting for you!