1612 is a military historical festival in Tatarstan, and covers the Time of Troubles in Russia. When the country was torn apart by different political groups struggling for power.
Spectators are given the opportunity to witness the real archers, to practice under the guidance of military people and to witness the assault.
What you can expect:
If you're going to this event, be sure to visit Sviyazhsk as well. It has a rich history with a fortress, a cathedral and a monastery.