The second edition of the festival was organized by M.Th.I., Archeoclub of Italy – Rome and Ariccia, Nur. The Mediterranean country hosted in 2012 was TURKEY. The second edition of the Festival, having as its core activities the dates tied to the Rites of the Vestals, intended to further expand its calendar during the year, starting in April and celebrating the Ludi of Ceres. Moreover the 2012 edition aimed to expand it programming on a regional and national level, involving more public and private partners. The issues addressed by the festival, as in the first edition were: culture, environment, territory, society, economy, food, agriculture, commerce, history, tourism.