International festival of equestrian martial arts "The Scythians"

Rest in Ancient Kiev
Dates: 02 November 2019 - 03 November 2019
Park open: 10:00 - 21:00

Place: Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus  |  City: Kopachiv, Ukraine

Over the weekend, Kyiv will host the horse martial arts festival "The Scythians".

On November, 2 and 3 in the "Kyivan Rus Park" there will be held the equestrian martial arts festival "The Scythians".

In ancient times, the rider and the horse had to stay in close alliance, stand in battle or receive the hunting trophy. Continuing the ancient traditions, the modern equestrian martial arts` virtuosos show their skills in ancient Kyiv.

scythian hourse
scythians hourse

The horse archers` competitions will be the key-event of the festival. They will be held at an interesting scheme where each subsequent round of the task becomes more complicated. In the first race the rider will shoot from one target to the next and so on until four. The competitions of the mounted archers will have a day and night format.

bowman scythian
bowman red scythian

The actors of the stunt-horse theater of the Ancient Kyiv will demonstrate the mastery of various weapons that were used in the Middle Ages: swords, spears, Sulitsa. As well the riders and their faithful four-legged friends will demonstrate the elements of combat trick riding: various tricks, which are now used in the demonstrations and in the past helped in the attack or saving lives in combat.

The viewers will see the race on the war chariots, the archers` presentation of costumes of different eras and people and the horse battle armor. The guests of the Park will get a chance to feel themselves in the role of ancient horsemen. The open workshops on horseback martial arts will take place with this aim.

By the way, the participants of the festival will ride the horses of the Princely Stable of the Ancient Kyiv, which contains about 20 different historic horse breeds.

rider scythian
hourseman scythian

And in the evening there will be an evening program with shooting with fire arrows and shooting with fire nuclei from a trebuchet.

trebushe 02

In addition to the equestrian events battle theme, which will last in the ancient Kyiv for two days, much more fun entertainment will be waiting for the guests of the festival: sports competitions, Slavic games, quizzes. You will be able to ride a horse, to practice accuracy in the historic shooting gallery, to buy an original souvenir on the street of artists and so on.

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

Rest at the lake and picturesque nature

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

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

izumrudnoe ozero
ozero v parke
And of course, you can taste delicious dishes from princes cooks in the tavern "Cheerful Varangian" and in food points in the open air and in arbors.
keytering table appointments
keytering waiter
den rozhdenie
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.

keytering table appointments
den rozhdenie
Gather a big company, because it's fun together! Come and take photos and be sure to share your impressions and photos with us. 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
  • Unique collection of the best historical horse breeds in the world of the Princely Stables Ancient Kiev 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 the 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
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Theatrical program
sat.: 13:00 - 20:00; sun.: 13:00 - 19:00
Buses from the subway Vydubychi
10:00, 12:00 (changes possible in the bus schedule)
Fare 40 UAH.
Buses from The Principality
sat.: 17:00, 20:15; sun.: 17:00, 19:15 (changes possible in the bus schedule)
Fare 40 UAH.
Ancient Kyiv in the Principality of Kyivan Rus
Kopachiv, Ukraine

Share this with your friends

Ancient Kiev location


Ancient Kiev location



Powered by iCagenda


July 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Princely stable

  • banner horse1
  • banner horse2
  • banner horse3
  • banner horse5
  • banner horse6

Our partners

  • obozevatel
  • segodnya ua
  • news one
  • Прямий
  • fraza ua
  • ipress
  • join info
  • inforesist
  • inforesist
  • izum
  • ukrinform
  • funtime
  • discover
  • mix
  • apostrophe