Grunwald, Battle AD 1410

Dni Grundwaldu - Bitwa pod Grundwaldem
Days of Grunwald, AD 1410
12-16.07.2017
Grunwald-Stebark (Warmian-Masurian voivodeship)
POLAND


The Event

Days of Grunwald, part of the celebrations organized by the Grunwald municipality, became one of the biggest living history events gathering numerous reenactment groups in a large medieval encampment.

The arrival of the Polish King King Jogaila (Władysław Jagiełło), the Lithuanian Duke Vytautas (Witold) and Teutonic Grand Master Ulrich von Jungingen and the participants presentation mark the beginning of the event. The main point of the event is the reenactment of the great medieval Battle of Grunwald that took place in 1410 in the battlefields of Grunwald between the Teutonic Knights and allied Polish and Lithuanian forces. The demonstration of the battle attracts 100.000 spectators and about 1400 knights participants from Europe and the USA.

The battle, named after Grunwald by the Polish or Tannenberg by Germans, took place on 15 July 1410. It was one of the most important battles in Medieval Europe for the number of knights involved and resulted in the victory of the Polish. This victory led to an end of the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War (1409-1411), the expansion of the Knights was stopped and they submitted their state to vassal of the Polish Kingdom.

In addition to battle, there are many attractions on the site such as medieval music evenings, old dances workshops, jugglers’ art workshop, board games tournaments, Gregorian chant workshops, archery, sword fighting and equestrian tournaments, craft workshops and the fire shows.


The Programme

Please contact the Organizers for confirmation and further details.


Info & Contact

Fundacja Grunwald
Józef Podolak
Tel.: +48896472059
E-mail: gci@grunwald.info.pl
Official Website: http://www.grunwald1410.pl

Muzeum Bitwy pod Grunwaldem w Stębarku
Address: Stębark 1, 14-107 Gierzwałd
Dyr Szymon Drej
Tel. +48896472227
E-mail: grunwald@muzeum.olsztyn.pl
Web: http://muzeumgrunwald.fbrothers.com/

Teatr Historyczny "Chorągiew Komturstwa Gniewskiego"
Krzysztof Górecki
Tel.: +48602326824
E-mail: k.gorecki@grunwald1410.pl
Jacek Szymański
Tel.: +48604125019
E-mail: j.szymanski@grunwald1410.pl

Narodowe Centrum Kultury (National Centre for Culture Poland)
Address: Płocka 13, 01-231 Warsaw
Tel.: +48222100100
Fax: +48222100101
E-mail: nck@nck.pl
Web: http://www.nck.pl/


Credits
Images: http://www.grunwald1410.pl

 

 

 

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