Illsutration for a historical album, depicting the polish victory over ottoman Turks, and lifting the siege of Vienna in 1683. The battle is considered one of the major clashes in history of the world, changing the political future of Europe for centuries to come.
One of the scenes of Barong Dance in Bali, Indonesia. The Rangda character appears and wreaks havoc. She casts black magic upon male dancers, who represent Airlangga's soldiers, and orders them to commit suicide. In a trance, these men stab themself on their chest with their own kris.
Illustration for a book about the Battle of Grunwald printed by Astra (www.zabdyrmiks.blogspot.com/se.... The battle was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and is regarded as the most important victory in the history of Poland, Belarus and Lithuania. The illustration Polish knights before battle sing the song "Mother of God".
This is Matisalog Tribe performed at the Indak-indak sa Kadalanan (Dancing on the Street) during the Kadayawan Festival 2013 in Davao City Philippines. They shouted because their queen was eaten by the giant snake as portrayed in their performance. the intense shout gave an impact to their performance. The tribe won 3rd place.
The Siege of Jasna Góra (also known less accurately as the Battle of Częstochowa, Polish: Oblężenie Jasnej Góry) took place in the winter of 1655 during the Second Northern War / The Deluge — as Swedish invasion of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is known. The Swedes were attempting to capture the Jasna Góra monastery in Częstochowa. Their month-long siege however, was ineffective, as a small force consisting of monks from the Jasna Gora monastery led by their Prior and supported by local volunteers, mostly from the szlachta (Polish nobility), fought off the numerically superior Germans (who were hired by Sweden), saved their sacred icon, the Black Madonna of Częstochowa and, according to some accounts, turned the course of the war.(...)