Over 300 people will take part in the historical reconstruction of the defense of Azov by Don Cossacks in 1641.
The reconstructed battle for the Azov Fortress between the Don Cossacks and soldiers of the Ottoman Empire will take place on August 4 as part of a festival of military history clubs. The event is expected to attract over 10,000 viewers.
This year the program includes not only the historical reconstruction of the Siege of Azov and a themed area, Azak on the Great Silk Road, but also a gastronomic area. So, you will have a chance to get the smell of powder and swirl in the oriental flair, as well as to check the genuine taste of history.
On August 1, a historical camp will appear on the bank of the Don River in Azov, it will reconstruct the way of living existed four hundred years ago. You will possibly see people in the attire of the mid-17th century walking along the town’s streets.
In addition, on August 4, after the 1641 defense of Azov by the Don Cossacks is reconstructed, an oriental bazaar of the Great Silk Road period will open on the central square.
August 4, 2018, ramparts of the Azov Fortress (Azov), reconstruction starts at 6 p.m., the handicrafts fair is open all day long. Themed (evening) areas start working after 6 p.m.