18th August, 2017
The Fortress of Jomsborg acts as a "living museum" and offers many attractions - historical archery, axe throwing, sword fights, coin making and much else. The Fortress of Jomsborg is officially protected and supported by The State Archeological Museum in Warsaw.
A Unique Setting
Set within a purpose built reconstructed fort in Warsaw, the event will took place inside the Long House. The event was delivered in Polish with a full cast of Polish actors, some from the Jomsborg fort itself. The Jomsborg Reenactors also featured as warriors, showing accurate methods of combat.
Bringing the Vikings to Life
Actors, Dancers, Vocalists, Visual Artists, Film Makers, animators and sound artists from all over the world, combined to create a dynamic unforgettable experience that introduced a new audience to the Viking legacy.
A Truly Stunning Performance
Traditional tablet weaving was commissioned from an artist in Poland, Anna Madejska, to add authenticity to the Viking Costume. The script for the battle section of the event was developed with Einar, the Jarl of the Jomsborg Fort, a specialist Viking combat warrior. Ann Kathrin Granhus, also performed as the Raven.