Hartigo, the group of Historical Fancing, is one of the oldest groups in the North of Bohemia and certainly the oldest in its home town, Ústí nad Labem. There has been over sixty three members passing through the group, since 1.10.1982, when it was established, up to now. In the present, it consists ofseven fencers and one comission agent.Since the end of 2000, the group is registred as a civic organization.
In 1991, Hartigo has performed famous, long journey through the country of France, that contained fencing in the send on the beach or consuming sea food… Our fencing performences has been seen in the cities of Pornic, Nantes, LaBernerie ant others…
Since 1995, the group has regularly participated in „colonizating“ marches in Langenstriegis, Saxony. This action has imitated the epoch of colonization of this region.Horse conveyances, historical costumes, historical music, singing and of course historical fencing…
Since 1997, Hartigo has been taking part in The Troubadour, the opera by Verdi. The first night was on 21.3. and 2.4.1997 in the City Theatre in Ústí nad Labem.
In 2002, for the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the creation of the group, Hartigo has arranged The first Fencers´ Ball in Ústí nad Labem..
Since 20.1.2004 has Hartigo it¨s official web site.