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Saturday, November 1 • 15:00 - 15:45
Fantasy Vs Reality LIMITED

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Fantasy vs Reality

During this lecture we shall have a look at different weapons which are seen being used in entertainment like in movies, books and games and compare them to their historical equivalents. We shall have a look at certain preconceptions and misunderstandings of how certain weapons were really use and at the same time show techniques based of historical documentation.

This lecture is an educational one and by demonstrating the realism of historical techniques hopes to maybe inspire writers, artists and stunt performers to better and enrich their knowledge and their art.

Andrei Xuereb is a qualified master of arms and founder of the Malta Historical Fencing Association, a group dedicated to the study and practice of historical European martial arts with swords and other edged weapons. In the past he also practiced and taught stage fighting for theatre and film and also works as designer, illustrator and storyboard artist.



Malta Historical Fencing Association

Founded in 2009 and launched to the public in 2011, The Malta Historical Fencing Association was set up to further the study, research and practice of Historical Fencing, and the rediscovery of the European martial arts traditions that were practiced in the Maltese islands through... Read More →

Saturday November 1, 2014 15:00 - 15:45 CET
Republic Hall Mediterranean Conference Center, Valletta

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