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SIBRIVM LANGOBARDORUM The Lombards conquer Seprio - fifth edition 2024


11.00am opening of the historical field.

11.00am-5.00pm exhibition educational activities (spinning, dyeing, weaving, woodworking, archery, weapons and armaments of the Lombards). Demonstrative educational activities on the hammering of the Lombard coin (Castelseprio Mint). Archery courses and demonstrations relating to the use of bladed weapons.

3.00pm - 4.30pm Archaeological conferences
Dr. Yuri Godino "Flasks and stamps: an overview of Lombard ceramics in Italy".
Dr. Cristiano Brandolini "The ceramist in the Early Middle Ages: tools and technique".

5.00pm inauguration of the square in front of the Monastery of Santa Maria Assunta, with intervention by authorities and award ceremony for pupils from the second classes of the Sally Mayer School who participated in the competition of ideas for the naming of the square. At the end of the historical parade.

7.30pm refreshment point opening.

7.00pm-7.30pm screening of the docufilm "The Longobard woman", directed by Simone Vrech and Sandra Lopez Carbera.

9.00pm and 9.30pm night visits to the Monastery by torchlight curated by Pro loco Cairate, by reservation from the website of the Municipality of Cairate

On both days the educational exhibition on the Lombards will be open: on display are reconstructions of clothes, weapons and jewels curated by Associazione Insubria Antiqua, the reproduction of the manuscript "Historia Langobardorum" created by CAPSA Ars Scriptoria and the photographic exhibition "Tutta un'altra storia" curated by Camillo Balossini, book stand curated by Associazione Culturale Terra Insubre.



10:00am-18:30pm opening of the educational exhibition on the Lombards and photographic exhibition "Tutta un'altra storia" by C. Balossini.

10.00am-6.30pm Monastery of Cairate opening, guided tours at 11.00am, 3.00pm and 5.00pm by Pro Loco Cairate by reservation from the website of the Municipality of Cairate

10:00am-12:30pm educational activities with school children at the historical field.

10:00am - 6:30pm opening of the historical field.

12.30pm - 6.30pm refreshment point opening by Gruppo Alpini Cairate and Somma Lombardo.

2.00pm - 6.30pm at the historical field, educational exhibitions and demonstrations.


You can enjoy good food and good drink thanks to the stand of the Alpine Groups of Cairate and Somma Lombardo.