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Bow and arrow tournament

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Oct. 4, 2012, 10:32 p.m. | Entertainment Guide — by Kyiv Post

Dressed in historical armor, the participants will demonstrate their skills on horseback, and will perform a roundhouse shoot.
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The best bowmen from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Turkey and Moldova will compete at the Kyivska Rus medieval-themed park in Kyiv region this weekend.

Dressed in historical armor, the participants will demonstrate their skills on horseback, and will perform a roundhouse shoot. 

Apart from the competition, a collection of faithfully recreated bows used in medieval Rus, Mongolia and England will be shown to visitors and they will also have a chance to learn how to shoot a Japanese bow.
A fireworks display and a special show of fire arrows awaits visitors at the end of the tournament.

The Arrow of the Ancient Kyiv Oct. 6-7. Kyivska Rus Park. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Hr 100 ‘,

Kyivska Rus Park:

Kopachiv village of Kyiv Oblast,

461-9937, www.parkkyivrus.com.

Marshrutkas (Hr 20) take visitors to the park from Vydubychi metro stop every other hour, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., on the weekend (every 30 minutes on festival days)

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