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The events of the X-XII centuries to reconstruct at ethno festival in Chaussy district

August 15 the events of the X-XII centuries will be reconstructed at ethno festival “Go on a visit to the radimishi” in Chaussy district. For the second time Radomlya Agritownship gathers fans of Belarusian history. The information is provided by Alesya Daletskaya, methodologist of Chausy district centre of culture and leisure.

The area by the old settlement of the radimichi will welcome tourists and guests with a dramatized performance including the ancient ceremony of a ritual fire. Actor will be wearing costumes of the Х-ХІІ centuries specially reconstructed for the event. The festival will show the unique ceremony “Turitsa”: seven screaming girls run away from a boy dressed like a bull. After the animal is killed the radimichi men choose their future wives.

Tourists and guests will be able to visit the rides corresponding to the theme of the festival. Special attention will be paid to music accompaniment. Ethno bands and groups from Khotimsk and Krasnopoliye, pipe players from Mogilev and Minsk will take part in the event. Guest will also enjoy lyre and dulcimer performances.

The dramatized fair will sell goods made by craftsmen of Mogilev region, souvenirs. The program of the festival also includes a culinary show by Radomlya residents.

According to historians, Radomlya settlement by rights can be considered the capital of the ancient tribe. 

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