Advent in a different way

Advent in a different way is a two-hour evening theme tour which tells the visitors stories about the old Advent traditions of the city of Zagreb by visiting sights decorated in the Christmas feel.

A different kind of Advent is an evening theme tour that tells stories about old customs for Advent and New Year in Zagreb, while visiting locations dedicated to Advent. During the walk, you will find out who built the first Nativity scene, how the old Zagrebians kept themselves warm during very cold winters, how they feasted for Christmas, who were the carollers, what exactly is the Christmas bonus, where the custom of decorating the Christmas tree comes from and plenty of other interesting information.

Book in advance.

Tours in Croatian language: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 29 and 30 at 6pm
Tours in English language: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 29 and 30 at 4pm
Duration: 1.5 hr

Price: 85 kn per person for adults and children over 7, free for children up to 6 years

Meeting point: Ban Josip Jelačić Square, in front of the Tourist Information Centre

 

Organizer: Omnes Artes d.o.o.
www.omnesartes.net
razvoj@omnesartes.net

 

Celebrities about Zagreb

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) wrote about Zagreb on his blog: http://bit.ly/nO3yin

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Juliette Gréco

Juliette Gréco

I remember Zagreb as a beautiful city, and the people I met were very nice and offered me a warm welcome. The audience was wonderful as well. Really, that concert has been like a lovely souvenir.

Source: www.muzika.hr

Wolfmother

Wolfmother

The location of the festival and Zagreb, where we spent a pleasant morning, are wonderful.

Source: INmusic festival

Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly

We're enjoying this Tuesday in Zagreb. We're heading onto the main stage of the INmusic Festival soon.

Source: INmusic festival

Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel

I like Lisinski very much. It was very intense to perform there, because people came, listened carefully and felt the music in their hearts. Lisinski is a beautiful concert hall, and I am very honored to be performing there. I have wonderful memories of my first performance in Lisinski.

Source: www.muzika.hr

THE BLACK KEYS (Patrick)

THE BLACK KEYS (Patrick)

This is our first time in Zagreb. We're really having a great time. We won't be able to see the coast, but we'll get some rest and walk around the city...

Source: INmusic festival

Courtney Thorne Smith

Courtney Thorne Smith

Thank you for one of the best hotel experience ever. The rooms were extraordinary, the staff was great, and every moment was beautiful. And Zagreb... magical! All the best!

Source: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Zagreb is beautiful, but the people thrilled me the most. Everybody is so kind and outgoing. I could not wish for better hosts.

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona

I am sorry that I have not had the opportunity to stay longer and see a little more, but the Jarun Lake and clubs impressed me, has all the elements of good entertainment.

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg (actor) spent the autumn in Zagreb in 2007: Zagreb is an incredible town. I enjoyed sightseeing the old parts of the town, and at night I went to clubs. I was thrilled that it was near Austria and Italy, so I visited Venice, Milan, Ljubljana, Graz, Split... over the weekends.

Source: www.vjesnik.com