Free entrance and free archery for visitors to "The Day for You" on Tuida Fortress!
On March 22, 2020 - Sunday, Fortress Tuida will be part of the 9 cultural and historical sites in Sliven, which will be included in initiative "The Day for You" for the first time. This initiative is part of the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria campaign, which aims to promote inland tourism and to promote the country's cultural and historical heritage.
In the period January - April, each participating municipality chooses a day that declares it " The Day for You". For Municipality of Sliven this is March 22 - World Water Day and First Spring. In addition to the Tuida Fortress, the initiative also includes: House-museum "Hadzhi Dimitar", House-museum "Dobri Chintulov", "House-museum of popular customs in Sliven", Regional Historical Museum "Dr. Simeon Tabakov", "Museum of textile industry" - The first textile manufactory of Dobri Zhelyazkov on the Balkan Peninsula; as well as art galleries "Sirak Skitnik", "Dimitar Dobrovich" and "Dr. Mirkovich".
We are expecting you!
On 12-13 October 2019, the Fifth Medieval fair "Remember the Glory" will take place on the territory of the Tuida fortress. The format is one of the main activities of the site through which the destination is popularized. Tuida fortress won the third place in "Bulgarian Travel academy Awards" in the category "Tourist attraction of the public". The fair "Remember the Glory" is organized on the occasion of the celebration of Sliven- Dimitrovden by Municipality of Sliven and Tuida Fortress.
In both days, visitors will have the opportunity to observe demonstrations of various weapons from land, clashes of heavily armed warirors and medieval battles. In the participants' camps demonstrations of ancient crafts can be seen - weapons production, protective armaments, household items, decorations and jewlery, cusine, antique rituals, horse ride and interesting games.
Participants all over the country and from abroad will gather together for historical restorations and reconstructions.
These days the Tuida Fortress will become a time machine and together we will immerse in the ages of Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
V MEDIEVAL FAIR “REMEMBER THE GLORY–TUIDA FORTRESS 2019“
12 – 13 October 2019
SATURDAY – 12.10.2019
11:00 – Opening of the fair – guided camp tour to get acquainted with the activities of the participants - in groups
11:30 – Workshops – „Tablet weaving“, „Felting“ –registration and payment in advance. For more information: +359 878 640 224
11:00 - 13:00 – Lectures, demonstrations, presentations of the participants separated by period of representing:
•COHORS II LUCENSIUM
Early middle ages:
•“Raven brothers”, Timișoara, Romania
•Mercenary group “Baradj
Late middle ages:
•Association “White eagles”, Belgrade, Serbia
•"Cavalerii Cetăților Bârsei" – Brașov, Romania
•“Nokors”, Bucharest, Romania
13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch break
14:00 – Guided camp tour – demonstrations and lectures
15:00 –Archery tournament
15:00 –Battle tournament
17:30 – Mass battle
19:00 – Concert of group “Eriney”
20:00 – Palyachi fire performance „Awakening“
SUNDAY – 13.10.2019
10:00 – Opening of the fair – guided camp tour
10:30 – Battle training
11:00 – 14:00 – Lectures, craftsmen demonstration,
14:30 – End of the fair