Every two years, the small town of Beverungen, in the middle of Germany, celebrates with particular vigour its “Schützenfest“, the traditional Marksmen's Festival.
Marksmen's guilds or brotherhoods are known since the Middle Ages throughout the Germanic regions. They protected cities and rural areas against troubles, wars and looting.
In 2008, Beverungen has the honour of hosting the annual festival of the “Confederation of Historical German Marksmen's Brotherhoods“ with thousands of participants coming from all over the west of the country. Medieval revival in 21st-Century Germany...
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