Hello Springtime

IMG_1664The Milites Marisensis Association and the Mureş County Museum greeted the spring together at Călugăreni/Mikháza. Organized on the 10th of April, Ludi Megalenses offered a number of events for those who visited. The reenactment groups from Târgu-Mureş, Alba Iulia and Sibiu performed military exercises, while our colleagues from the museum offered guided tours at the two exhibition pavilions and museumpedagogical workshops.

IMG_1672This was only one of the several events that will be organized at the Călugăreni/Mikháza Arhcaeological Park this year.

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Fieldwalks at Sânpaul/Homoródszentpál

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Archaeologists from the Mureș County Museum and students from the Babeș-Bolyai University teamed up for a fieldwalk between the 7th and 10th of April at Sânpaul/Homoródszentpál (Harghita county).

DSC_0409Today, the limits of the Roman settlement situated here is yet unknown, thus a series of fieldwalks were necessary to gather more information. In addition, this proved to be an excellent chance for the students to gain professional experience.

DSC_0405Despite the poor weather conditions, the gardens of several houses, and the fields around the village were searched in these four days, enriching our knowledge about the settlement’s history.

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A view into a greener future at Călugăreni/Mikháza

DSC_0023Thanks to an initiative by the Barn Theatre Association, a total of 100 fruit trees were planted at Călugăreni/Mikháza on the 6th of March. Our museum participated in this project and planted 40 fruit trees at the Bellevue.

DSC_0045The varieties of apple and pear trees are all native to the region and were planted with the help of our colleagues and members of the local community.

DSC_0058We hope that in the future our visitors will have the opportunity to taste these delicious fruits while enjoying the nice view.

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8R (Roman) Festival at Mikháza/Călugăreni

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The motto of this year’s festival is „…IN CORPORE SANO”. Health and self-care was just as important to the Romans as it is to us nowadays.

The festival respects the newest sanitary regulations and will have Roman military demonstrations, exhibitions, workshops, guided tours and concerts.

Let’s discover the wonders of the Roman world together on the 1st of August!

 

 

PROGRAM
BARN THEATHRE

ODEON
14.00–18.00 Exhibition: A Box of Archaeology
14.00–18.00 Exhibition: The Insignias of the Roman Legions

ARENA
14.00–15.00 Concert: Neumarkt Brass Quintet
15.30–16.00 Military exercises of the Roman soldiers: Milites Marisensis
17.00–17.30 Dance performance: Antheia Imperialis
17.30–18.00 Military exercises of the Roman soldiers: Milites Marisensis
18.00–19.00 Folk night: Maros Ensemble

CASTRUM
14.00–18.00 Roman military camp life
14.00–18.00 Museumpedagogycal presentations

FORUM
13.00–19.00 Taberna
13.00–19.00 Rostra (Information kiosk)
15.00–15.30 Exhibition opening: Joannes Kájoni 390

ROMAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK

14.00–18.00 Exhibition: TIME BOX
14.00–18.00 Bellevue: Compass
14.00–18.00 Guided tours at the archaeological site

FRANCISCAN FRIERY AND COURTYARD

ECCLESIA
14.00–18.00 Exhibition: Bibliotheca claustri
14.00–18.00 Exhibition: Collegium naturae curiosorum
14.00–18.00 Guided tours inside the Franciscan church

HORTUS
14.00–18.00 Museumpedagogycal presentations
16.00–17.00 Concert: Kájoni Consort

European Archaeology Day at Călugăreni

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European Archaeology Days (Journées européennes de l’archéologie) had its 11th edition this year. A total of 28 countries participated with 1.000 events. The aim of the organizers is making the public aware of the importance of archaeological researches.

DSC_0128The Mureș County Museum participated for the first time, the event was held on the 20th of June at the Călugăreni Archaeological Park. In spite of the initial bad weather, we had almost 100 visitors. The guests could attend guided tours inside the pavilions (Time Box), the archaeological excavation and the experimental garden. Those who were interested could also make scented sacks from herbs during the day. The members of the Milites Marisensis Association made the occasion that more festive with their presence.

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