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Floralia – Roman Spring festival in Aquincum

In 2019 the Aquincum Museum will be hosting for the 30th time its largest traditional Roman event, the most popular holiday of the Roman period, the Floralia spring festival. This year, the Floralia will begin on Friday, May 10, as it is on that day that we celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Aquincum Museum!

EVENT PROGRAMME:

Friday, 10 May 2019

13:00-17:00 Build a musical instrument workshop
13:00-17:00 In the footsteps of Aelia Sabina – interactive adventures in the Archaeological Park (in Hungarian)
14:00-14:45 Audible past – musical performance for young and old
15:00-15:45 Opening the exhibition: 125 years of Aquincum Museum
16:00-16:45 The birth of the king of musical instruments (lecture in Hungarian)
17:00-18:00 Concert of organs

To attend the Friday events please register at: aquincum@aquincum.hu.

Saturday, 11 May 2019

10:00-10:30 Combat training at the Celtic village
10:30-10:45 Celtic parallel stories 1. (in HU)
10:30-11:00 Trappolka – musical games for kids (in HU)
10:30-11:30 Herbal tour of the archaeological park (in HU)
10:45-11:15 Barbarian workout (Gepid-Germanic parallel stories 1.)

10:45-11:30 Ancient tales by Térszínház (in HU)
11:00-11:20 How did gladiators fight? 
11:30-11:45 Roman parallel stories 1. (in HU)
11:45-12:10 Festival procession and sacrifice in honour of Flora
12:10-12:20 Ordaining of the priest of Flora

12:30-12:45 Roman parallel stories 2. (in HU)
12:30-13:15 Tour of the People of dragons and birds temporary exhibition (in HU)
12:30-13:30 How did the Romans write? Calligraphy workshop
12:45-13:30 Gladiatorial games with organ music at the amphitheatre (at the Aquincum HÉV stop!)
13:10-13:30 Matres, matronae – The Celtic, Germanic and Roman cult of mother goddesses (in HU)

13:20-15:00 Games and tales in antiquity (in HU)
13:30-13:40 Gepid parallel stories 2. (in HU)
13:30-14:00 Latin crash course (in HU)
13:50-14:00 Germanic parallel stories 2. (in HU)
14:00-14:45 Interactive tour of the Symphorus Mithraeum (in HU)

14:00-15:30 Ask the Celt to tell your fortune! – Ogham and Talking Stones (in HU)
14:15-14:25 Celtic parallel stories 2. (in HU)
15:00-15:45 Gladiatorial games (Roman parallel stories 2.) (in HU)
15:00-15:45 Public talk: ’Clay tablet, stylus, papyrus’ (in HU)
15:15-15:45 Roman dance class

15:30-17:00 Games and tales in antiquity (in HU)
15:15-15:30 Germanic parallel stories 3. (in HU)
15:45-16:00 Gepid parallel stories 3. (in HU)
16:00-16:30 Gladiator tales (in HU)
16:00-16:45 Celtic parallel stories 3. (in HU)

16:15-17:15 Marriage ceremony tent (in HU)
16:30-17:00 Slave auction (in HU)
17:15-17:30 Introducing the timeless warriors! (where the parallel stories meet) (in HU)
17:30-18:00 Rome vs. the Barbarians
18:15-19:00 Celtic dances

18:15-19:00 Ancient theatre: A son-in-law for Jupiter! – A ton of divine favour (in HU)
19:00-19:30 A wine tour of Pannonia from antiquity to the present day (in HU)

Sunday, 12 May 2019

10:00-10:30 Combat training at the Celtic village
10:30-10:45 Celtic parallel stories 1. (in HU)
10:30-11:00 Trappolka – musical games for kids (in HU)
10:30-11:30 Herbal tour of the archaeological park (in HU)
10:45-11:15 Barbarian workout (Gepid-Germanic parallel stories 1.)

10:45-11:30 Ancient tales by Térszínház (in HU)
11:00-11:20 How did gladiators fight?
11:30-11:45 Roman parallel stories 1. (in HU)
11:45-12:10 Festival procession and sacrifice in honour of Flora
12:10-12:20 Ordaining of the priest of Flora

12:20-13:20 Tour of the archaeological park (in HU)
12:20-14:00 Games and tales in antiquity (in HU)
12:30-12:45 Roman parallel stories 2. (in HU)
12:30-13:30 How did the Romans write? Calligraphy workshop
12:45-13:30 Gladiatorial games with organ music at the amphitheatre (at the Aquincum HÉV stop!)

13:10-13:30 Matres, matronae – The Celtic, Germanic and Roman cult of mother goddesses (in HU)
13:30-13:40 Gepid parallel stories 2. (in HU)
13:30-14:00 Latin crash course (in HU)
13:50-14:00 Germanic parallel stories 2. (in HU)
14:00-14:45 Interactive tour of the Symphorus Mithraeum (in HU)

14:00-15:30 Ask the Celt to tell your fortune! – Ogham and Talking Stones (in HU)
14:15-14:25 Celtic parallel stories 2. (in HU)
15:00-15:45 Gladiatorial games (Roman parallel stories 2.)
15:00-15:45 Public talk: ’Clay tablet, stylus, papyrus’ (in HU)
15:15-15:30 Germanic parallel stories 3. (in HU)

15:15-15:45 Roman dance class
15:30-17:00 Games and tales in antiquity (in HU)
15:45-16:00 Gepid parallel stories 3. (in HU)
16:00-16:30 Gladiator tales (in HU)
16:00-16:45 Celtic parallel stories 3. (in HU)

16:15-17:15 Marriage ceremony tent (in HU)
16:30-17:00 Slave auction (in HU)
17:15-17:30 Introducing the timeless warriors! (where the parallel stories meet) (in HU)
17:30-18:00 Rome vs. the Barbarians
18:15-19:00 Celtic dances
18:15-19:00 Ancient theatre: A son-in-law for Jupiter! – A ton of divine blessing (in HU)

Programmes running continuously on Saturday and Sunday:

  • Discover ancient daily life and weapons in the camps of the re-enactors
  • Gladiatorial school and mini-arena games for kids
  • Games of skill
  • Interactive adventure: in the footsteps of the timeless warriors (11:00-17:00)
  • Bread baking (14:00-18:00)
  • Exhibition of ancient instruments (only during the Floralia)
  • Arts and crafts workshops, crafts fair (felting, pottery making, jewellery making, net weaving, basket weaving, forging, plant weaving, weaving-knitting, shield painting, fresco making)

We reserve the right to make changes to the programme!

 

 

Tickets: at the museum’s usual ticket desk (1031 Budapest, Szentendrei út 135.), and only during the event at the Keled Street (northern) gate

Public transport: Bus 34, 134 and 106 (Záhony utca or Aquincum stop), H5 HÉV and train (Aquincum stop)

Parking: at the museum’s car park, via the gate at Szentendrei út 133., and at the car park of the neighbouring shopping centre

 

The ancient festival comes back to life at the Aquincum Museum at an event organised by the Friends of Aquincum.

The event is supported by: 

The Municipality of Óbuda-Békásmegyer

The Óbuda Cultural Centre

Market Építő Zrt.