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Every 2 years, the small town of Beverungen, in the middle of Germany, celebrates with particular vigour its “ Schützenfest”, the traditional Marksmen´s Festival. Marksmen´s guilds or brotherhoods are known since the Middle Ages throughout the Germanic regions. They protected cities and rural areas against troubles, wars and looting. In 2008, a dream comes true: Beverungen has the honour of hosting the annual festival of the “Confederation of Historical German Marksmen´s Brotherhoods” with thousands of participants coming from all over the west of the country. Medieval revival in 21th century Germany…