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 Post subject: Event in Spain: may 2008
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:17 am 
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Dear friends!
for the second year, we are organizing a "big" event (it is quite big for our spanish standarts!).
The mild climate of may in Spain can be very attractive for most of you!
This is the translation of the program:

2nd Reenactment Meeting of Baldellou

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World War II. Historical Military Reenactment Days
Biggest Event in Spain

Directed to:

- Reenactment Groups - Air-soft Groups - in the modality of Reenactment

- Collectors of military historical vehicles
- Model makers
- Enthusiasts (if they are not members of a group or association they will not be allowed to take directly part in the events)
- Public in general


Dates:

Saturday 10 and on Sunday, the 11th of May, 2008

Organizers:

K-Mo Ventures BCN
Contact: Albert Sangenís: tel.0034932193372 – e-mail: k-mo@furriel.com

Baldellou's City Council



Sponsor

Administration of Lottery " 12 of Rafel "
Magazine "Soldiers"
K-Mo Aventura BCN, SL


Participants:

Beside the groups and associations that took part in the 1 ª edition, this year we will have the participation of the Second Battle Group of Great Britain.

Living History

In this edition we will try to reinforce the “Living History” part of the event, giving life to the displays or camps, with realistic scenes of the daily occupation: cleanliness of the armament, service of kitchen(cuisine), barber's shop, come from the mail, etc.. We think that this innovation will make the show much more attractive to the public.


PROGRAM OF THE EVENT

Saturday, May 10th

From 9 ' 30 to 10 ' 30 AM:

Arrival of the participants. Inscription and housing The groups that wish to do so, will be able to begin the assembly of their displays on Friday, the 9th, from 10 a.m. Every participant will be given an accreditation, necessary to take part in the different events.
The participants who wish it, will be able to have housing or camping on Friday.

From 10 ' 30 AM:

Patrols' contest (air-soft) (in a delimited zone and with safety regulation) Every group or association will be able to present a patrol (4 persons), who will realize a circuit of shot and skill, using air-soft periode guns, trying to get the higest scoring in the less time.

Opening of the Military Market

Opening of the Thematic Exhibitions

Setting of the Allied and German camp. There will be two zones, the allied and the German ones, having every group a space to set their display. This year we are trying that both the allied and the german camp have a unitary distribution. In the displays zones will only be allowed the using of period tents, materials and vehicles. The modern tents will have to be set in camping side and the modern vehicles will have to be parked in the specific parking zones.
A jury will give different prizes to the best setting, vehicles, etc.

Opening of the vehicles exhibition.

12 ' 30
Battle " Campaign of Russia "
As an innovation with regard to the first edition, there will be a battle of the Eastern Front.The duration of it will less long than that of Sunday.

14 ' 00
Lunch
The organizers will provide, whom they wish it, a hot military meal. It will be necessary to announce it at the moment of the inscription. Everybody is free to use all the other facilities of the village.

From 16’00 to 17’00
"Living History"
Camp activities to complete the impression of the displays; the groups will prepare their own program. The presence in the camps will be compulsory for all the participants.

17,30

Beginning of the March " Mortain's Way "
Both Allied and German column will do the same circuit but in the opposite direction, producing a small battle to in the meeting point of both.

20'30
Uniforms Contest
20th century original or replica uniforms, time line 1950.


22 ' 00
Festive Dinner Barbecue.
Avards and commemorative gifts giving

23 ' 30
Dance with live music - opened to the public. The population of Baldellou and of the county will be invited.

24 ' 00
Silence in the displays zone.
The bars will remain opened until 2 a.m.
From 21 a.m. the access to the displays zone will be only by accreditation

Sunday, May the 11th

10 ' 00
Restart of the activities (military market, exhibitions, etc.)

From 10 ' 30 to 11 ' 30
"Living History"

12 ' 00
Urban Battle " Mortain 1944 "
Participation of all the groups and associations.
Blank firing weapons.
Filming of a short
The groups will line up in the corresponding side (allied – german) Before the battle there will be a breefing.
The participation will be strictly for members of due accredited groups.
All the weapon will have to have the necessary papers

13 ' 00
Great Parade of participants and vehicles .

13 ' 30
Lunch The organizers will provide Spanish Army combat

14 ' 30
Dismounting of displays and camps
The dimounting and the access of modern vehicles twill not be allowed until that hour.


Facilities

- Zones enabled for the assembly(montage) of camps - ally and German - with spaces assigned to the different groups in the german or allied camp to set their displays (please, give us the dimentions as soon as possible).
Possibility to arrange the pre-excavation of trenches, etc. for free.
The area of the displays will have water and chemical WC. Also a few points of lighting in the camp.
In the village will be showers and wash-basins, exclusive for the participants.
- Possibility of housing for 50 persons in the lodging of the people(village), in double or collective rooms.

- Possibility of encamped in the municipal camping. Bar, restaurant, services, warm water.
- Service of restoration in the lodging, the camping and the bar of the people(village).

- Possibility of parking covered(overcast) and closed for the historical vehicles

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2008 12:35 pm 
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SBG have a coach booked to go. We have spare places - filling the coach will make it cheaper all round.

Please contact sbgevents(at)hotmail(dot)com if interested.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2008 10:39 pm 
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Happy to announce that the Kampfgruppe Edelweiss is coming to the event at Baldellou :) Three GJ reinforced by two LW grenadiers. See you there.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:30 am 
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Well done, Mario! With you we already past the 160!
Albert "schulz"

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 6:58 pm 
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The 3 battles of the weekend are begining to have their final form!
Saturdat morning: German assault to a russian deffendet village (outside of Baldellou)
Saturday afternoon: Encounter in the fields, near Mortain (outside Baldellou)
Sunday morning: Germans assault to Mortain
Saturday evening and night: general assault to the bar!!!
Will keep informing

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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 9:21 am 
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Hello from Spain! Here a video of the first battle! Enjoy it!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVC8t89LAFs


Cheers to our polish friends who decided to cross the continent to "play" with us! Exelent people you Mario and Co. !! Hope to see you again soon!


Regards

Siegfried

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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 5:20 pm 
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Hi S.Wilhelm , I love your video clip. Some nice footage there .The German Truck at the start of the video was that owned by a member in the SBG in England some years ago ? Keep up the great work.

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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 6:10 pm 
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Thanks Meyer! I don`t know who was the owner, is true that many members of the Lsah group in Spain are also members of the SBG too, but no idea...

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 6:46 am 
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If I'm not wrong, this one was bought in spain, and now it belongs to the spanish LSSAH.
There are going to be more videos on Youtube, under "Baldellou". that's only the start!
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Albert "schulz"

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 10:53 am 
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here here... Mario&Co were all amazed - great atmo, fantastic scenery and good friendly ppl. Thank you all and see you next year (Monte Cassino/Gemmano pls :) _

For the taste...

Our trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkpN9LYQtuY

There's lots more to come ! Our friend-cameraman prepares 'long story' for the PLANETE chanel.

Some pics for the taste (full gallery under construction)

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 11:17 am 
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I can`t wait to watch more, Mario! Looks really good! Here we are about to recive some good footage too! In the future what about to send some DVD`s? Youtube is fine but, a copy in good quality would be wonderful! I have some videos of the sunday battle, If you remember I had a camera inside of the front "pocket" during the battle and the briefing hehe When I edit em I`ll send you something!

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 11:21 am 
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Hi,

Sure thing, you would receive DVD as agreed - a promise is a promise :) both photos and footage...

Posted a few photos more...

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PostPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 8:53 pm 
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Very good video !!

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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 7:47 am 
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Great photos! I'll put them in the big cd we're getting ready for all the groups that took part!

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PostPosted: Tue May 20, 2008 10:42 am 
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You can find some more pictures on our forum at:

http://spmip.mojeforum.net/baldellou-10 ... vt511.html

dont worry about the Polish text - just keep clicking the pics.

Thanks for all the kind words. We're still busy with putting order to the photo material we got...

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