18th August, 2017

Venue Overview

The Jomsborg reenactors also featured as warriors in the performance, demonstrating accurate methods of combat. 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. 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, from Norway, performed as the Raven.

Within the event, York Archaeological Trust / JORVIK Viking Centre presented a hands-on outreach session using a Polish-speaking member of their Curatorial Team from the UK, delivering an engaging series of talks to the audience enjoying the roadshow performance.

The event attracted an audience of 50 people

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

 

Location

Wybrzeże Gdyńskie 6, Warsaw, Poland

 

Contact us

website: http://wioskawikingow.pl/
e-mail:  einar@jomsborg.pl

 

how to find us

Fort Jomsborg is located in Warsaw, on the grasslands between the Olympic Center and the Bridge Gen.