Medieval day to be celebrated in Lithuania

  • 2014-07-14
  • From wire reports, VILNIUS

Lithuanian armed forces are set to commemorate the victory in the Battle of Grunwald (Zalgirio Musis), reports ELTA.

Exhibitions, creative workshops and educative games will be held in Vilnius on Tuesday, July 15 as part of the commemorations.

Medieval weapons and armor will be shown and demonstrated to visitors whilst there will be a reenactment  of a fight between Lithuanian soldiers and Teutonic knights, and mounted police will appear wearing ancient soldier clothes.

The historic victory in the Battle of Grunwald on July 15, 1410 stopped the invasion of the Teutonic knights into Lithuania.