Advent in Zagreb

  • Advent on the main square

    Ban Josip Jelačić Square

    The open air stage at the main square will host a wide variety of events, including children's performances, cultural, art and music events, as well as concerts.

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  • Fooling around by the funicular

    Fooling around by the funicular is an innovative and modern cultural and gastronomic event during the Advent season, with a recognizable design and a relaxed atmosphere.

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  • Live Nativity Scene

    For the eleventh year in a row, Cenacolo Community presents the Living Nativity Scene for Christmas season on Kaptol.

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  • Advent on Zrinjevac

    Through the alley of plane trees, you will reach the old music pavilion, which will welcome you in its Christmas, fairy-tale look and leave you breathless.

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  • Darujte si Advent u Zagrebu

    Darujte si advent u Advent u Zagrebu

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  • Christmas fairytale awaits you in one of the most beautiful Zagreb parks – ice skating rink, selected food and beverages, as well as music events.

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    Ice park on King Tomislav Square

  • Ban Josip Jelačić Square

    The open air stage at the main square will host a wide variety of events, including children's performances, cultural, art and music events, as well as concerts.

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    Advent on the main square

  • Pedestrian zone in the very heart of the city offers yet another Advent event: 

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    Advent on European Square

  • Through the alley of plane trees, you will reach the old music pavilion, which will welcome you in its Christmas, fairy-tale look and leave you breathless.

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    Advent on Zrinjevac

  • Once again the traditional Christmas Fair will take place during Advent in the streets surrounding the Jelačić Square.

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    Christmas Fair

  • Fooling around by the funicular is an innovative and modern cultural and gastronomic event during the Advent season, with a recognizable design and a relaxed atmosphere.

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    Fooling around by the funicular

  • Electronic music festival

    Famous names from the world of electronic music will guarantee a New Year's Eve celebration to remember and the repeat of the whole event on New Year's Day.

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    Playground NYE

  • For the eleventh year in a row, Cenacolo Community presents the Living Nativity Scene for Christmas season on Kaptol.

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    Live Nativity Scene

  • In the vicinity of Zagreb, the rural household of Salaj family brings you the special atmosphere of holiday spirit.

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    Christmas story in Čazma

  • Concerts from Zagreb Christmas balconies

    Ad gloriam brass

    Classical music concerts from selected balconies in Zagreb will offer visitors a unique music experience during the Advent season.

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  • The performance of releasing Chinese lanterns into the air is a memorable experience for the visitors.

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    Kapulica & lanterns

  • Advent is a period of the liturgical year that is marked by preparations for the celebration of Christmas. In Western Christian churches, the Advent starts four Sundays before Christmas and ends on December 24, on Christmas Eve.

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    About Advent

  • Fair for Unconventional Arts Objects

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    Artomat

  • "Zagreb Advent in a different way" is an evening tourist tour that visitors could enjoy for 2 hours while listening stories of old Advent Zagreb customs and walking around the city sights connected to Advent.

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    Zagreb Advent in a different way

  • New Year's folklore music night
  • Changing of the guard
  • Other Events
  • Christmas Bazaar

Members of the folklore ensemble "Turopolje" will be performing songs and dances from all parts of Croatia at a traditional New Year's concert.

Folklorni ansambl

Time

The concert lasts approximately 90 minutes and the entrance is free. Komedija Theater, Kaptol, January 1st 2016, 7 p.m.

Folklorna večer

Performanse

Performing Croatian folk looking for a good dancing technique and expressive singing.

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New Year's changing of the guard with horses

Academia Cravatica and Zagreb Tourist Board present citizens of Zagreb, as well as its visitors, with the opportunity to see a New Year's Day changing of the guard, which will be performed by the honorary company of the Kravat regiment..

 
Smjena straže

Time

The most interesting part of the two-hour ceremony will be the guard's preparation and weapons inspection in front of St. Mark's Church.

Smjena straže

Necktie

Cravat Regiment Croatian light cavalry regiment from XVII. century, which, in addition to the exceptional heroism of soldiers, was recognizable and uniform, and colorful scarves as soldiers wore around their necks and on which the tie is named.

Christmas concert – Klinci s Ribnjaka Children's Choir

Traditional Christmas concert for the kids and a meet and greet opportunity with Santa Claus.
Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall.

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Galerija-Kristofora-Stankovica

Through Advent until Christmas in Ozana

raditional selling exhibition of Advent wreaths and Christmas decorations in Kristofor Stanković Gallery at the old City Hall. All showpieces are made by people with disabilities.
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Advent in Mala Scena Theatre

mala scenaPopular children's plays plus fun and play with St. Nicholas and Santa Claus. Mala Scena Theatre, December
www.mala-scena.hr.

Sunday, Dec 7th, 11:00 - 16:00, Zagreb Velesajam, Pavilion 7

International food, products, international dances & music, prizes - charitable event to support the Neonatal Unit at Sveti Duh hospital

The Christmas Bazaar of the International Women's Club Zagreb (IWCZ) will take place this year on Sunday, December 7, at the Zagreb Velesajam, Pavilion 7. The Bazaar will be officially opened at 11:00 by patron Prof. Dr. Tatjana Josipović, the Croatian First Lady. Popular for the international food, products & gifts, the Bazaar has become a favorite among locals and expats alike over the last 20 years. This year the IWCZ will present an exciting new addition to the program - international dances and music performances!