Video reportages about famous historical events being regularly held in Eastern Europe to reenact the Age of the mighty Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and its enemies
Below a video about Terra Heroica 2009 edition hosted in the Kamyanets-Podilskyi fortress, one of the moat impressive and strongest of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, is the major defensive structure in the city fortifications, and is located on the Smotrych River in western Ukraine, about 75km to the north-east of Chernivtsi and 98km to the south of Khmelnitsky, in Khmelnitsky Region, Ukraine.
Since 2005 Kamyanets-Podilskyi Fortress has been the ideal location for top-quality historical festivals and events such as “Terra Heroica”, one of the largest thematic military history festivals in the Eastern Europe, dedicated to the military and civil life of the 17th century.
Every year hundreds of Reenactors relive the AD 1648 siege of the fortress during the revolt of the Ukrainian Cossacks who aimed to create an autonomous state. Venue of the event are the town park and the remains of the Zamość fortress, which was one of the most modern and impressive Polish strongholds during the 16th and 17th centuries. The town Zamość itself is well worth a visit being listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites as a perfect and unique example of a Renaissance town of the late 16th century in Europe.