This weekend in Voronezh starts the festival “Russian Summer”. The event is also scheduled for the performance of military reenactors, for the delivery of the props will require 100 different vehicles.
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Despite the difficult epidemiological situation, the “Russian Summer” festival is still ready to receive participants and guests. A large number of historical performances are expected within its framework. The vehicles of military reenactors from different cities are already arriving in Voronezh – from Moscow, Yelets, Lipetsk, Orel and Smolensk. In order to deliver all the equipment and suits, it was required to use 100 different vehicles. They brought props that will help to recreate the atmosphere of the Early Russian Middle Ages, the period of the 17th century, during the reign of Peter I, and the main “highlight” will be the reconstruction of the events of the First World War on the Eastern Front, which took place during the defense of the Polish fortress Osovets by the Russian army. We are talking about the famous “Attack of the Dead”. Large-scale decorations were assembled to recreate those events. Visitors to the festival will not only be able to see how the battle took place, but also later take an excursion, taking pictures at the fragments of the fortress and trying on the uniforms of its defenders.
Sergei Borisov, the organizer of the festival, noted that it was impossible to conduct “Russian Summer” online. This option was not even considered. The informational lectures could fit into the webcast, but it is impossible to show the scale of the reconstruction of Attack of the Dead in video format. Spectators should see everything with their own eyes and appreciate the efforts of the organizers.