Advent in Zagreb

Last updated Thursday, 15 February 2018

Advent in Zagreb

Advent on Ban Jelacic Square

Zagreb's main square will host a variety of event from December the 5th until December 21st. There will be something for guests of all ages - folklore performances, children's plays, blues concerts and more.
The "Advent house" on the square will be offering delicacies and warm drinks such as mulled wine, sausages, fritters etc.

Saturday 6.12.

  • 12:00 Gamblerz crew and Animation crew performance with Dodo, Lockers been, Gamblerz AG
  • 18:00 Imagine Festival (festival of young musicians aged 12-20)

Sunday 07.12.

  • 11:00 Awaiting Santa
  • 11:30 Children's choir "Samoborcek"
  • 12:00 Folklore Ensamble "Zeljeznicar"
  • 19:00 Imagine Festival Winners ( Duo Systrami, Act1, Goatfish)

Monday 08.12.

  • 18:00 Womens choir "Danica"
  • 18:30 Cultural- Artistic Association Domjanic, Vugrovec
  • 19:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Sesvete
  • 19:30 Klapa Armorin
  • 20:00 Tango Appassionato

Tuesday 09.12.

  • 18:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Sveta Ana, Odranski Obrez
  • 18:30 Cultural- Artistic Association Orac, Mala Mlaka & Folklore Ensamble Vrapcanci
  • 19:00 Vocal Ensamble Angelus
  • 19:30 Performance by Ciro Gasparac
  • 20:00 Croatian Army Big Band

Wednesday 10.12.

  • 18:00 Children's choir Rijec Zivota
  • 18:30 Adult choir Rijec Zivota
  • 19:00 Emet
  • 19:30 Cultural- Artistic Association choir Nikola Tesla
  • 20:00 Ziga & Bandisti concert

Thursday 11.12.

  • 17:30 Children's choir Kikici and Genijalci
  • 18:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Sijac, Lucko
  • 18:30 Croatian Cultural Society Sveta Klara
  • 19:00 Concert: Goran Kos
  • 20:00 Concert: Twins rock

Friday 12.12.

  • 18:00 Klapa Bosket
  • 18:30 Parish of St. John choir
  • 19:00 Cantores Sancti Marci
  • 19:30 Mixed choir Emil Cossetto
  • 20:00 Telefon Blues Band

Saturday 13.12.

  • 11:00 Children's choir Pahuljice
  • 11:30 Children's choirMini Papandopuline i Bachovine
  • 12:00 Folklore Ensamble Sesvetska sela
  • 18:00 Performance by Dance Studio zagreb
  • 19:00 Girl's choir Rezonanca from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing
  • 20:00 Vorih Blues Trio

Sunday 14.12.

  • 11:00 Children's choir Pahuljice
  • 11:30 Chldren's choir Bajka
  • 12:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Horvati
  • 18:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Bukovac
  • 18:30 Cultural- Artistic Association Klas, Podsused
  • 19:00 Otkazani let
  • 20:00 Tamburitza band Gaj

Monday 15.12

  • 18:00 Awaiting Santa
  • 19:00 Christmas concert Husar and Tomcic
  • 20:00 Paganini band

Tuesday 16.12.

  • 17:30 Lighting of the first Advent crown candle
  • 18:00 Folklore ensamble I.g.Kovacic
  • 19:00 Oridano Gipsy
  • 20:00 Croatian Television Tamburitza Band

Wednesday 17.12.

  • 18:00 Croatian Cultural Society Bosiljak, Cucerje
  • 18:30 Croatian Cultural Society Sljeme Sestine
  • 18:45 Monk's band-aid
  • 19:00 Miro Ungar and the Sweet Sound Band
  • 20:00 Folklore ensamble Prvi Komin Snjezanin
  • 20:30 Gubec quartet

Thursday 18.12

  • 18:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Prigorski Zdenec
  • 18:30 Cultural- Artistic Association Frankopan - Remete
  • 19:00 Allegro choir
  • 19:30 Cantus Ante Omnia choir
  • 20:00 Concert, Alen Vlahovic
  • 20:30 Klapa Nostalgija

Friday 19.12.

  • 21:00 Božićni koncert Ana Rukavina Foundation Christmas concert

Saturday 20.12.

  • 11:00 Children's choir Mali Sesvecani
  • 11:30 Children's choir Bim Bam Bom
  • 12:00 Cultural- Artistic Association Prigorec, Markusevec
  • 12:30 Cultural- Artistic Association Matija Gubec
  • 13:00 Children's choir Klinci s Ribnjaka
  • 18:00 Performance by Dance Studio zagreb
  • 19:00 Bez Kompromisa
  • 20:00 All Stars band

Sunday 21.12.

  • 11:00 Children's Christmas Festival Radost Bozica
  • 18:00 Irish Maiden
  • 18:30 Children's choir Ljubljanica elemntary school
  • 19:00 Atomic Dance Factory performance
  • 19:30 Anoushka
  • 20:00 Walter Neugebaurer and Cadillac

...show me whole Jelacic Square 2014 Advent Programme (open/close)

Advent on Jelacic Square
Advent on Jelacic Square || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Advent on Zrinjevac

Waltzes, Christmas classics, and other selected music programme for ladies and gentlemen will sound from the old music pavilion and through the alley of plane trees, .

29.11.2014 – 1.1.2015

  • Music program everyday from 18-22h
  • weekends from 11-13h and 20-22h
Advent on Zrinjevac
Advent on Zrinjevac || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Ice park on King Tomislav Square

Following the example of the Vienna ice rink in front its town hall, this year's novelty in Zagreb is the magical ice rink on King Tomislav's square. The rink will be open from December the 5th until January 18th from 10:00 to 23:00 on weekdays and 09:00 to 23:00 on weekends.
The entrance fee to the 2000 square meter Ice park is 20,00 kuna per session (75 minutes). Skate renting is an additional 10,00 kuna.

Advent on King Tomislav Square
Advent on King Tomislav Square || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Christmas Fair

Zagreb's traditional Christmas Fair will be held from November the 29th until 1st of January and will take place on the streets surrounding the Jelacic square. Use this opportunity to spoil yourself will original jewellery and souvenirs made by Zagreb's craftsmen, cookies, cakes and other sweets and a variety of seasonal gifts.
If you are looking for the perfect gift, look for the beautifully decorated red gingerbread hearts!

Christmas Fair
Zagreb Christmas Fair || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Classical Music and Jazz at Flower Square

Cvjetni trg (the "Flower square") is another location for the Advent in Zagreb 2014 programme. Here you'll satisfy your needs for refined classical and jazz music of young and very talented musicians.
From the 6th until the 20th of December in the evening hours (weekends from 11:00 to 14:00), weather your young or old enjoy some time on Cvjetni.

Saturday 6.12.

  • 11:00 - 14:00 The young like classic and jazz, too

Sunday 07.12.

  • 12:00 - 13:00 Dance on Cvjetni

Thursday 11.12.

  • 18:30 - 20:30 Classic music

Friday 12.12.

  • 18:30 - 20:30 Jazz with the Slastica trio

Saturday 13.12.

  • 11:00 - 14:00 The young like classic and jazz, too

Sunday 14.12.

  • 12:00 - 13:00 Dance on Cvjetni

Thursday 18.12

  • 18:30 - 20:30 Classic music

Friday 19.12.

  • 11:00 - 14:00 Jazz with Aquarius records
  • 18:30 - 19:30 Formal ball with the Zagreb philharmonic orchestra
Classic and Jazz on Cvjetni
Classic and Jazz on Cvjetni || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Fooling around by the funicular

"Fuliranje" or fooling around by the funicular is an relaxed approach to Advent atmosphere. Cultural and gastronomic events are innovative and creative, and no dout, they will be recognizable for some time!

Saturday 06.12.

  • "GOST&ONA"

Sunday 07.12.

  • Doggy Day

Wednesday 10.12.

  • "MAMICA SU ŠTRUKLE PEKLI", Le Štruk

Thursday 11.12.

  • "SLAVONA JE LOLA"

Friday 12.12.

  • Komiza Festivity by Fabrika

Saturday 13.12.

  • Aperol is in the house by Aperol

Sunday 14.12.

  • Doggy Day

Tuesday 16.12.

  • "ROUGE JE NA USNAMA" by Rougemarin

Wednesday 17.12.

  • Amstel for Amsterdam by Amstel

Thursday 18.12.

  • Nothing against Split by Uje Oil Bar

Friday 19.12.

  • Wine Rules by Gajba

Wednesday 24.12.

  • Christmas Eve

Wednesday 31.12.

  • Summer cinema - New Year's Eve

 


Live Nativity Scene

For eleven years in a row, Cenacolo Community presents live nativity scene on Kaptol. Young men of Cenacolo Community really pay attention to details, making the whole scene as realisitic as possible, to bring you true Christmas spirit.

Performance dates:

  • 20.-23.12.2014. in 16:15, 17:00 and 19:00h
  • 25.-30.12.2014. in 16:15, 17:00 and 19:00h
  • 01. and 06.01.2015. - 16:15, 17:00, 19:00h
Live Nativity Scene
Live Nativity Scene || Photo: Advent in Zagreb

 


Tourist train

Every year Zagreb Electric Tram participates in Advent in Zagreb programme, so it will do it in 2014. as well! Special tourist train route will visit locations in the centre where programme takes place. Seats are specially reserved for children and fares are free of charge! Small train runs between 5th December and January 6th and will leave every 40 minutes (from 13 h to 19 h, and weekends from 10 to 19 h) from the Jelacic Square, go through Ilica, Frankopanska, Masarykova and Amruseva, then will go around Zrinjevac park, King Tomislav Square and the main railway station, where it will stops few times.



Work days

  • 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40, 16:20, 17:00, 17:40 and 18:20

Weekends

  • 10:00, 10:40, 11:20, 12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:40, 15:20, 16:00, 16:40, 17:20, 18:00 and 18:40

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

  • 10:00, 10:40, 11:20, 12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00 and 14:40

Christmas and New Year

  • Not running
Live Nativity Scene
Advent in Zagreb tourist train route || Map: Map data 2014 Google
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