Friday, September 25, 2015
ROMA Ludi Romani Festival Schedule
Saturday 26th September
10am - Ludi Romani Ritual for Jupiter Optimus Maximus
A ritual to honour the King of the Gods, Jupiter Optimus Maximus, followed by a light social gathering with dancing and feasting. Come join us in celebrating the beginning of the Ludi Romani!
Location: ROMA (61, 150, 44)
12pm - Ludi Romani Chariot Races
A traditional part of the ancient Ludi Romani were chariot races - and for our Ludi Romani, we have our own! Come race against other Citizens for prizes (anyone can sign up to race), or come watch the spectacle and cheer on the racers. There will be 4 races of 5 laps each - the winners of the first three races will compete in the final race to determine the final winners. But beware! Chariot racing is a dangerous sport - these chariots can wreck and put you out of the race! Are you skilled enough to beat the odds? Come race and find out!
Location: ROMA (249, 113, 43)
1pm - Ludi Romani Sail or Sink Trivia Game
Time for another round of our very own trivia game - The ROMA Sail or Sink! This is a team trivia contest, where each team gets a chance to answer trivia questions and progress across the game board. (Rather like a game show!) There will be cash prizes for the winning teams. If you are interested in participating in this quiz game, get a four person team together before Sunday, and give notecard with names to Angelia. Or if you want to take part but are unable to field a team, just show up and we'll fill out teams with volunteers on the day of the event.
Location: ROMA Transtiberim (238, 70, 30)
Sunday 27th September
10am - Ludi Romani Poetry Reading
For those of you with an intellectual bent, we have an relaxing hour of poetry! The theme for this reading is "Poems which mention the Muses" and "Poems relating to Art, Music, and Poetry". You can read your favourite poems by other authors or share one of your own compositions.
Location: ROMA (179, 182, 52)
12pm - Ludi Romani Grand Feast
Our festivals wind down with the Grand Feast in honour of Jupiter - come dance with us in the ROMA forum to the smooth tunes of Frank Lee Anatra! There will be dancing, feasting, and good company - some please join us in bidding farewell to the Ludi Romani until next year!
Location: ROMA Transtiberim (200, 203, 26)
1pm - Legio Ludi Romani Harpastum
Come join us as our Legio faces off in a game of Harpastum in honour of the Ludi Romani! Harpustum, was the ancient Romans answer to soccer/football. For this game, you'll see the contestants display considerable speed, agility, and physical ability. All citizens are invited to participate in the game or watch from the sidelines!
Location: ROMA Transtiberim (81, 186, 41)