ZOBENS UN LEMESS – folk / pagan / metal festival

Music that embraces ancient force, clanging of the swords, mild and supple melodies, heavy guitar thundering oozing with an incredible feeling of togetherness situated in the picturesque landscape of Sēlija – today’s ethnic music and ancient crafts unite together in “Zobens un Lemess” festival, which will take place on the 8-10th of July at Viesīte municipality, Lone, Latvia.

After the debut this year, festival “Zobens un Lemess” will provide attendants not only with a rich musical program, but also with a variety of educational and entertainment activities over the duration of three days.

It is intended that the festivals’ musical line up will contain over 20 bands, playing ethnic music, folk-rock and folk-metal styles. Ancient crafts workshops, educational lectures concerning history, historical reconstruction clubs demonstrations, knights battles and medieval games – will all take place at the festival “Zobens un Lemess” 2016. During the night, in the shadow of magnificent fire sculptures, outdoor cinema will be demonstrating documentaries.

During the festival, there will be a guarded camping at night for safe resting in the tents. In a marked area – meadow next to the festival territory, there will be access to all necessary services: toilets, medical services, water, qualitative feeding service, refreshing drinks and the possibility to enjoy a picturesque Saukas lake shore.

Already the first festival “Zobens un Lemess” has achieved positive and approving references from music reviewers and festival attendants, in particular was the atmosphere festival creates and the quality of line up. Last years aftermovie:

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