Linköping, Lionga Ting

Viking festival Lionga Ting at Linköping
Lionga Ting Vikingafestivalen i Linköping
19,20.08.2017
Linköping (Östergötland county)
SWEDEN


The Event

Lionga Ting (Lionga Thing) was the general assembly and, according to Medieval Scandinavian laws, the most important thing in Östergötland. In the Middle Ages this assembly was held in Linköping, now the capital city of the Östergötland County.

The annual Viking Festival Lionga Ting takes place on a small island between river Stångån and Kinda canal, at Nykvarn Park. The event opens the gates into the medieval history, offering the market, various medieval entertainment and shows, a banquet and living history displays. The visitors experience ancient crafts, battle shows, Viking boat trips, storytelling, bow shooting, archaeology, music and many engaging activities.


The Programme

Please contact the Organizers for confirmation and further details.


Info & Contact

Association/organization name Caput Gothiae föreningen, Linköpings Kommun/Kultur och Fritid
Address: Nykvarn park (Nykvarnsparken), city of Linköping, Östergötland County
Tel.: +46 13206000 (Cultural and Recreational Activities Committee of Linköping)
E-mail: info@liongating.se
Web: http://www.liongating.se
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/liongatingviking/

Credits
Photo: https://www.facebook.com/liongatingviking/

 

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