Danehof 2014 a great succes
25. August 2014 | Nyborg Castle
July 5.- 6. Nyborg once again relived the splendour of
Danehof, the Danish medieval parliament, and the medieval court
when Queen Margrethe 1. visited her castle bringing along her
7-year old son Oluf - just like in 1377.
Knights, soldiers, craftsmen and merchants gathered around the
old castle. The tournament square in front of the city hall once
again witnessed the knights in a melée and a joust with solid
The craftsmen and merchants of the 21st century were to be
found in the city streets and at the foodmarket by the church just
like they would have been in the middleages, when suppliers from
the Kings Pantry also were present.
This summer Danehof in Nyborg had 45.000 visitors and
among them two fellow newcastlers from Jaunpils. Kristine Liepina
and Inga Krûtaine spent the whole weekend i Nyborg exchanging ideas
and thoughts withs us on how to communicate history through events
and involvement of volunteers.