Rijeka Advent: December at Zajc Theater

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December 10, 2018 — Stop by at the Zajc Theater to discover the best Christmas-themed shows Rijeka has to offer over the festive season.

Rijeka’s Christmas markets and traditional Advent festivities in and around the city are once again complemented by the Zajc Theater’s rich December program. From festive Christmas-themed shows, concerts, children’s workshops, and storytelling dens, to spectacular theatre productions, there’s plenty to see and enjoy this winter at Zajc.

This Thursday, December 13th at 6.30 PM, on a small open-air stage in front of the theater, singer Katja Budimčić will be caroling accompanied by guitarist Zvonimir Radišić.

If your youngsters love storytelling, don’t miss the evenings of children’s favorite Christmas fairy tales, recounted by the Zajc theater ensemble members Tatjana Smoje, Dean Krivačić, and Jasmin Mekić on Wednesday 12th, Monday 17th, Thursday 20th, and Friday 21st, also at 6.30 PM.

Christmas puppetry workshops will be taking place on Monday 10th, Friday 14th, and Wednesday 19th, from 6.00 to 7.00 PM, and will be hosted by Giulio Settimo, the director of the Italian drama, and members of the Rijeka Youth Theater Kamov.

The Creative Pepco Corner — Christmas decorations workshop — will be hosted by actresses Aleksandra Stojaković Olenjuk and Jelena Lopatić, and are to take place on Saturday 8th, from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM, and on Tuesday 11th and Tuesday 18th, from 6.00 to 7.00 PM.

If you are still looking for original Christmas gifts, don’t miss the Zajc Theater flea market! Expect an extravaganza of theater memorabilia, used props, decorative items, and much more. While you are rooting through tables, your children can take photos with Santa Claus. The market will take place on Saturday 15th and 22nd, from 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

And last but not least, don’t miss ballet shows Serenade & Allegro and 4 Boleros; the Christmas cabaret; the Kaplan choir concert, and the traditional New Year’s concerts for both children and adults.

You can check the entire Zajc’s December program here, and for more related news, make sure you’re following TCN’s lifestyle page.


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