T HE KNIGHT FEST is multimedia knight spectacle which is held on a great children holiday – Lazarus’ Saturday/Palm Sunday on Belgrade fortress. Under the slogan, “BOYS AND GIRLS, BECOME PRINCES AND PRINCESSES!” it revives a real modern interactive fairytale. Providing a unique experience for children and tourists, and through an innovative and educational way, it connects the magical knight age and modern age, Despot Stefan’s Belgrade fortress and King Arthur’s Camelot, the knight tournaments and computer games, medieval garment and high fashion, theatre and multimedia facilities, the court music and techno, wrought swords and holograms, Serbia and the rest of the world. Ethics and esthetics, nobleness and beauty are prime goals and ideals that HRH Princess Linda Karadjordjevic and all elected associates of the Royal Knight Order strive for, bringing back to the whole world and to Serbian posterity the best image of the knight Serbia from the time of St. Despot Stefan Lazarevic, the founder of Belgrade and the Royal Knight Order patron saint. At the beginning of the 21st century, Serbian Knight is a brand that has the power and the hinterland to bring Serbia to a higher level, as do the castles of the Loire in France, the samurai of Japan. Thus, the implementation and development KNIGHT FEST, Belgrade becomes the town of Vitez, children and joy. Year after year, the Knights FEST progresses and expands the new programs, in order to grow into a large, international, cultural and tourist event and brand Belgrade as Knight’s Castle. The Royal Order of Knights works with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Blessed Repose, with the blessing of His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej and under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Linda Karageorgevitch of Serbia and her sons Princes Michael and George.  Serbian Royal Family founded the Royal Order of the Knights with the aim to nurture and develop universal chivalric values through culture, spirituality, art, economy, sports and humanitarian work.

The Royal Order of Knights is bringing back to the world, and to our descendants, the best image of chivalrous Europe and Serbia, especially inspired by the Saint Despot Stefan Lazarevic, the founder of Belgrade and the Patron Saint of the Royal Order of Knights. At the beginning of 21st century, the primeval European Christian knight is a brand that has the power and background to bear or elevate Serbia, Europe and the world to a higher level, as do the castles of Loire in France or Samurais in Japan. In pursuing its goals and acting in the field of cultural exchange, publishing, art direction, directing, production and execution of projects in culture, film, TV and audio productions, ancient Slavic construction, pilgrimages to the Christian holy shrines throughout the world, the Byzantine textile art, knightly fencing and martial arts, etc., the Royal Order of the Knights established a successful cooperation with the Eastern and Western Christian Church, and built a solid friendly relations with foreign state institutions, cultural and artistic organizations and Royal families around the world. The Royal Order of Knights has gathered in its ranks the top of the most eminent and noble artists, academics, athletes, architects, engineers, historians, teachers, journalists, writers, philosophers, photographers, movie producers, representatives of the Church, of many institutions, organizations and companies.

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The Royal Order of Knights – www.kraljevskiredvitezova.org
Program Committee – Nemanja Nikolić +381695143
nemanja.nikolic@vitezfest.org

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