An amazing international festival of the historical reconstruction of the Middle ages "The Battle Between Nations" was held in the Khotynskaya fortress ( the city of Khotyn, Ukraine) from the 30th of April till the 3rd of May. Central events were fights between national teams of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Canada, Italy and Germany. Besides soldiers there were a lot of other personages who just walked on the fortress territory feigning peasants or court servants.
Participants' tents where they lived during the festival.
The Italian team participated in face to face and in massive battles.
A face to face battle.
The category "Shield and sword".
The category "Two-handled sword".
The category " Sword and buckler".