Show-program "Horseback archer"

Rest in Ancient Kiev
Date: 20 October 2018
Park open: 10:00 - 20:00

Place: Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus  |  City: Kopachiv village, Obukhiv district, Kievan region, Ukraine

On October, 20 2018 in the Principality of Kyivan Rus an amazing and thrilling show - the horseback bow shooting tournament on purebred horses from all over the world will take place!

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A real battle between the horsemen in the qualifying tournament for the right to participate in the International horse martial arts festival "the Scythians" which will take place on November, 3-4 in the Principality of Kyivan Rus and to compete for the title of the best horse archer will be waiting for adults and children.

Horseback archery is a thrilling, driving and incredibly reckless sight! Multiple targets in one run, hot galloping horses, the best archers from the best, which have competed for the participation in the championship during the year..

Come, choose your favorite, cheer for the participants and become the witness of this unbelievable event.

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The Principality of Kyivan Rus invites to the acquaintance with the mighty horses from the Princely stable. You will see the parade of the horses from the unique collection of historical breeds of the Princely stable on the main tilting-yard. They will appear in all their beauty in front of the eyes of the visitors of the Principality of "Kyivan Rus". An interesting fact is that some of the breed`s representatives were brought to Ukraine in a singular exemplar. Such a big variety of horses together in one place can be seen only in Ancient Kyiv and only on this exhibition.

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The guests of the Principality will learn about the origin of the breeds, have a ride on horseback or in a carriage. The horses can be palmed and taken photo with. Beside this, the horses will not only be the live exhibits but also the actors of the horse-trick theatre, surely, in a tandem with the actors-people. Dizzying tricks will take anyone`s breath away and make them admire the difficulty of performing and the grace of people and horses.

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A medieval shooting range will be working on the territory, where everyone will have a chance to shoot a bow and toss spears and knives. It will be possible to ride purebred horses or in a carriage, mint a memorable coin on the Princely Mint, make a souvenir with your own hands on the folk crafts master-classes or buy a ready one in a shop or on the master`s fair.

The Vytyaz of the Kyivan Detynetz - 2018

On October, 21 about 14:00 the medieval battle tournament will start - "The Vytyaz of the Kyivan Detynetz", which lasts for the whole year and finishes in autumn with final battles between the best teams of Ukraine! Unbelievable emotions and adrenaline from the knightly battles watching are guaranteed! Ukrainian federation of medieval combat is the co-organizer of the tournament.

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The Park guests will have a possibility to plunge into depth of the ages by getting acquainted to ancient customs – the Slavic hostility, the painful burning in the fire. And even more, the guests will have an opportunity to warm up physically and get a powerful charge of positive emotions in numerous interactives: the dance flashmobs, the rope pulling, the medieval football playing etc.


You can learn something new on the open master-classes on medieval weapon possession, the horse care. On the masters` fair you will be invited to retake the experience of the blacksmith and the potter.

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Beside this you can walk the streets of Ancient Kyiv, enter the citizen`s houses, visit the exhibitions of the medieval architecture, shipbuilding, historical costumes and after the cognitive program finally organize a picnic with your friends on the bank of the Forest lake.

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ancient kiev lake

A feeling of adrenaline for the guests will be provided by the fascinating zipline "Poletailo", on which everyone can not only descend from a height, but also fly over the lake.

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politaylo point

Rest at the lake and picturesque nature

If you want to find the most unique place near water, then the lake of the Principality of Kyivan Rus is what you are looking for!

The forest lake of Ancient Kyiv is open every day. Choosing the best beaches near Kyiv, you not only get an opportunity to relax near the water, but also enjoy the medieval entourage of the complex and picturesque nature away from the noisy metropolis.

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And of course, you can taste delicious dishes from princely cooks in the Princely tavern and in the open air food points and in arbors.
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Also you can stay for the night in the hotel-type house «4 rooms», which is situated in a five-minutes walk from the Detinetz of Kyiv or in the hostel.

*More information about accommodation: + 38050-385-20-35.

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Gather a big company, because together it's more fun! Come and take photos and be sure to share your impressions and photos in social networks.

You will see:

  • Princely flags parade
  • Photo session with the guests
  • Ancient Kyiv horse theater performance
  • Dance flash mobs
  • Trick riding
  • Tug-of-war
  • The Unique collection of the best historical horse breeds in the world of the Princely Stables Ancient Kyiv Presentation
  • Horseback archery tournament
  • Historical fencing master-class
  • Ancient Rus rituals: "Cup of wishes», «Burning harms and sicknesses in the fire"
  • Round dances with the guests of the Park

Book tickets: +38 044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35

You can also buy tickets in Ancient Kyiv

In connection with unpredictable situations, weather conditions, the administration of Ancient Kyiv can make changes to the content and timing of the program.

*One entry ticket operates per person for one day of the event!

In case of not holding (cancellation) of the event, the Buyer returns 100% of the nominal value of the ticket. In the case of returning a ticket at the buyer's initiative, a commission of 10% is deducted from its value, which is not subject to return to the buyer. The ticket may be returned, in case of a buyer's appeal no later than one day prior to the day of the event, until 16:00 a.m., except for weekends and holidays.

The cost of an entrance ticket is included

  1. Entrance to Ancient Kyiv.
  2. Participation in gaming programs for children and adults.
  3. Entrance to museum of historical costumes, visiting of expositions.
  4. Parking.
  5. WC.
  6. Other activities on the tilting yard during the program.

*Services are provided by the partners of Ancient Kyiv.

The program may change!


+38044 461-99-37, +38 050 385-20-35
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Theatrical program
13:30 - 19:00
Buses from the subway Vydubychi
10:00, 12:00, 14:00
Ticket in one way 35 UAH.
Buses from The Principality
16:00, 18:00, 20:00
Ticket in one way 35 UAH.

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