Programme

Knights will visit the Devín castle for the LAST TIME this year. Contrary to our tradition, it will be the last Saturday of August, the 31st – where we’ll visit our region in the period of Ottoman-Hungarian wars.
A varied programme is guaranteed, so come and spend a nice day with us 😊

10,00 – opening of the Devín castle

11,00 – opening ceremony full of fencing and displays of skill of the elite of the Ottoman Classical Army – the feared Janissaries

12,00 – “Heroes of the Ottoman-Hungarian wars” – an emotive but action-packed recollection picturing the historical events that formed the fate of our country, as well as a commemoration of figures that should not fade into obscurity 

13,00 – oriental dance

14,00 – “My Papa” – when a man changes his conviction faster than his coat    

15,00 – “About The Terribly Beautiful Princess” – a puppet theatre for children

16,00 – Knights‘ Tournament of the Kingdom of Hungary – which includes  not only tests of skill between the Hungarian knights, but also a confrontation of their abilities with visitors from the Ottoman Empire

17,15 – a  recital of Rennaissance, Hungarian and Turkish music and poetry

18,30 – closing ceremony – fencing performance

19,00 – closing of the castle gates

 

Entry fee: basic – 8€, reduced – 4€, family – 15€

The admision fee, as well as the wares sold and made by the artisans can only be paid in cash. We would also like to make you aware that entry with a dog to the national cultural heritage site of Devin castle is not permitted.