Welcome to the celebration of situla – the 4th festival of Iron age living and cookery

On Glavni trg in Novo mesto, on Saturday, 29 June 2019 there will be a festive situla day – a festival of Iron Age living and cuisine. Dedicated to the remarkable monuments which testify to the life of Hallstatt culture and residents of Novo mesto. This year too, we are preparing an interesting program, which will start at 5 pm and will last all the way to midnight.


From 5 pm on
Market – display of ancient crafts and products
Food court with the touch of iron age culinary and beverages

From 5 pm to 9 pm
Iron age cookery – workshop for adults
Trialability in shooting with a crossbow

Workshop for children:
Small pot cooking
Handmaking miniature situla
Handmaking a leather bracelet
Face painting

From 6 pm to 8 pm
Main program event with a welcome speech and presentation of prehistoric events – handmade products market, workshops, music, dancing, fighting with sticks

From 8 pm to 9 pm
Stage performance with music and dancing

From 9 pm to 12 pm
Concert of a band Beer Belly, which plays traditional Irish, Scottish and Celtic music

At 10 pm
Permanent archeological exhibition in Dolenjski muzej – guided tour of situla monuments

In the case of bed wether, the event will be canceled