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Utgard 2019 – early medieval festival

In the Archeopark Liptov in Partizánska Ľupča, this will be the 5th year of the biggest Slovak early medieval festival Utgard, with 800 performers from 13 countries.

A period camp in an authentic historical setting, craftsmen, demonstrations of combat tactics, fighting games and tournaments, lectures by historians and archaeologists, concerts of period music groups, fire shows and much more. The highlight of the program will be a big battle without a scenario, in which more than 300 vikings, Slavs and Avars will fight to use functional replicas of period weapons and armaments.

PROGRAM festival

Saturday, 29.06.2019

10:00 Festive opening of the festival
10:30 King Svätopluk Falconers
11:00 GJOLL Concert
12:00 Demonstration of combat tactics
13:00 Individual Tournament (Elimination)
15:00 Bridge Tournament (Elimination)
16:30 Slave Market
17:00 VRBOVSKÉ VŔBY group concert
18:00 Great Battle of the Vikings, Slavs and Avars
19:00 STRIGÔŇ Concert
20:00 JAR group concert
21:00 STARY OLSA Concert
22:30 FIRST MATTER (fire show)
23:00 Closing the historic camp and archeopark for the public

Sunday, 30.06.2019

10:00 Individual Tournament (Final)
11:30 King Svätopluk Falconers
12:00 Concert of JAR Group
13:00 Most Group Tournament (Final)
14:00 Concert of the band STARY OLSA
15:00 Great Battle of the Vikings, Slavs and Avars
16:00 Awarding Tournament winners
16:15 VRBOVSKÉ VŔBY group concert
17:00 Festival closure