Serbs in the tiny Kosovo hamlet of Štrpce went back in time to celebrate the marriage ceremony of a medieval Serb hero, taking the opportunity to bring together the dwindling minority in the majority ethnic Albanian country.

Whereas in Santiago, some men had also travelled to the medieval with their helmets and shields, battling to preserve tradition and history. —Photos and texts by Agencies

Villager donned animal skins and put on horns in the village of ?trpce. ?Photo by AP
Villager donned animal skins and put on horns in the village of ?trpce. ?Photo by AP
Men wearing traditional medieval costumes fight during the Medieval Fair in Concepcion city, south of Santiago. ?Photo by Reuters
Men wearing traditional medieval costumes fight during the Medieval Fair in Concepcion city, south of Santiago. ?Photo by Reuters
A woman in traditional medieval costume plays a flute at the Medieval Fair. ?Photo by Reuters
A woman in traditional medieval costume plays a flute at the Medieval Fair. ?Photo by Reuters
Men wearing traditional medieval costumes at Santiago's Medieval Fair, March 17, 2013. ?Photo by Reuters
Men wearing traditional medieval costumes at Santiago's Medieval Fair, March 17, 2013. ?Photo by Reuters
Villagers dressed up and carried Serb national flag to celebrate a marriage ceremony of a Serb medieval hero in the village of ?trpce, Kosovo. ?Photo by AP
Villagers dressed up and carried Serb national flag to celebrate a marriage ceremony of a Serb medieval hero in the village of ?trpce, Kosovo. ?Photo by AP
Villager dressed up and wore masks to celebrate the marriage ceremony of a Serb medieval. ?Photo by AP
Villager dressed up and wore masks to celebrate the marriage ceremony of a Serb medieval. ?Photo by AP

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