In the beautiful setting of Urbino, UNESCO Heritage Site, since 1982 on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the death of Duke Federico, on the third Sunday of August every year it is held the famous Festival of the Duke. Some hundreds of people take part in this historical re-enactment that every year recalls a different event of the history of the Duchy and the Seigniory of Montefeltro; a commemoration of the Reneissance, which the city is considered the cradle of. The event offers a variety of shows and initiatives including: an opening parade, jugglers and court jesters, musicians, flag weavers, court dances of the '400, Renaissance bagpipes and madrigals, Renaissance magic, medieval tales, starry sky observation with amateur astronomers, themed menus in taverns, visits to the Renaissance gardens, historic market, conferences and even laboratory of archery for adults and children and of shooting with historical slingshot, Renaissance playground for children, guided tours and much more. Not to be missed the shows with weaponry between the Montefeltros and the Malatestas, the "Joust of the Eagles", that is an archery competition, and the parade of groups of drums followed by a challenge. At the end of the re-enactment is the blessing ceremony of the flags, the award ceremony of the Young Stalwarts of the Game of the Aita followed by the historic final parade with Renaissance fireworks.