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Happenings and events in Neumark region:

The peoples of the Neumark area in the past and present have always been cheerful people, which after a hard labour likes to party. Evidence of this are numerous events and festivals of different kinds: From the annual harvest festival, celebrated in many communities in the traditional way, historical events as knight races in original locations to sports events like the numerous marathons and triathlons in Debno (Neudamm) or the huge rock show in Woodstock Kostrzyn (K├╝strin), here you will find something for everyone.

Happening: Days of Cedynia

Every year on the anniversary of Cedynia Battle in town Cedynia and beneath the Czcibor Mountain near Cedynia take place event called Days of Cedynia . Happening takes place usually on saturday and sunday in middle of June. There are concerts, markets, battle show, and festival of medieval culture.
how to find → Event is located in the center of town, and near Czcibor mountain between Cedynia (Zehden) and Osinów Dolny (Niederwutzen).
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Knights Tournaments in Chwarszczany (Quartschen)

Every summer in Chwarszczany (Quartschen), near by the 13th century Knights Templar chapel took place spectacular Tournaments.
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Triathlons and Marathons in Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.)

Marathon and triathlon events take place in Dębno several times per year. The town is the "sports capital" of the Neumark, there is no other town with so many sport events.
how to find → If you come from the German border in Kostrzyn (Küstrin), follow the way marks in direction Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.).
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"Keja" festival in Długie near Strzelce Krajeńskie (Friedeberg)

Sailing Song Festival "Keja" by the Lipie Lake. Concerts, Shows, sport games, various gastronomy. Takes place in beginning of august. (07.08.2010)
how to find → From Strzelce Krajeńskie (Friedeberg) drive direction Dobiegniew. Długie is located about 7 kilometres from Strzelce Krajeńskie.
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Rock festival Woodstock in Kostrzyn (Küstrin)

The biggest in Poland and probably the biggest in Europe rock festival - "Woodstock" - takes place every year in the beginning of August in Kostrzyn.
how to find → Woodstock takes place north-east from Kostrzyn (Küstrin). When driving from Dębno (Neudamm/Nm.) you need to take the road, left on the first roundabout in Kostrzyn (Küstrin).
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Ceremonies of anniversary of Odra crossing by Polish Army in 1945 in Siekierki (Zäckerick) und Gozdowice (Güstebiese)

Every year in Siekierki (Zäckerick) and Gozdowice (Güstebiese) takes place ceremony on the Military Cemetery. There are usually: holy mass, submission of wreaths by the monuments in Siekierki (Zäckerick) and Gozdowice (Güstebiese), effective Salvo, military equipment show, army pea soup in Gozdowice.
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Summer Market in Strzelce Krajeńskie (Friedeberg)

Every year in Strzelce Krajeńskie (Friedeberg) takes place traditional, big, colourful fair (market) on the Old Town Square. It contains concerts, knights shows, delicious food, market with folk crafts. Admission free.
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Yearly Harvest Party "Dożynki Gminne" in Witnica (Vietz)

In a lot of communities in the Neumark in the late summer or in the autumn taked place Harvest Parties, where the agriculture shows their output. There are animals and contests to see, the countrywomen makes an contest for the best self-baked cake and regional traditions will be demonstrated (to expl. the march with the harvest crone). Really nice rural parties.
how to find → In Kostrzyn (Küstrin) you go at the roundabout into the direction Gorzów Wielkopolski (Landsberg/Warthe) and stay at this street. After about 15 minutes you are in Witnica (Vietz). Follow the mark "Centrum".
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