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Advent arrives to Varaždin in a well known garment, but with many novelties

As many other cities around the world, Varaždin will also put on a special shine in the advent period. Advent arrives to Varaždin in a well known garment, but with many novelties. Events are planned in several units – Ice Magic on Kapuciner square, White Korzo and Advent Wreath otuside the cathedral, with a special event for Varaždin Day and of course, New Year’s Eve.

This year’s rich holiday cultural, gastronomical and entertainment programme was envisioned to satisfy a wide palette of tastes of Varaždin residents and numerous visitors and tourists, considering Advent is each year becoming a more interesting cultural-touristic event.

Ice Magic on Kapuciner square
*ice rink, Santa Claus’ house, catering, music*
Ice rink is open every day: 9:45-11/11:30-12:45/13:15-14:30/15-16:15/16:45-18/18:30-19:45/20:15-21:30.
Disko Sklisko: Saturdays from 22 to 23:30.
Saint Nick: Thursday 8.12. from 17-19h, Friday 9.12. from 17-19h.
Santa Claus’ house: Saturday 10.12. at 16h, arrival of Santa Claus/Sunday 11.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Thursday 15.12. from 17-19h/Friday 16.12. from 17-19h/Saturday 17.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Sunday 18.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Thursday 22.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Friday 23.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Saturday 24.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Thursday 29.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Friday 30.12. from 10-13h, 17-19h.
Workshops: Sunday 1.1. from from 17-19h/Thursday 5.1. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Friday 6.1. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Saturday 7.1. from 10-13h, 17-19h/Sunday 8.1. from 10-13h, 17-19h.

Music programme
Friday 25.11. at 17h – Ice Magic opening, DJ Timo G
Sunday 27.11. at 17h – Zagreb Snowflakes, synchronised ice skating
Saturday 3.12. at 17h – Klapa Condura Nin/at 18h – Male vocal ensemble Biškupec
Tuesday 6.12. at 19h – Concert marking Varaždin Day, Mel & The Mindmills, Detour
Saturday 10.12. at 15h – Arrival of Santa Claus with Jacques Houdek concert and Our Children Society Varaždin
Saturday 17.12. at 17h – Pink Studio
Sunday 18.12. at 11h – Štigleci
Firday 23.12. at 18h – Trnje Live Acoustic
Saturday 31.12. at 22h – New Year’s Eve, Vatra
Saturday 7.1. at 18h – B and The Bops, rockabilly band

White Korzo
*Santa Claus train, advent selfie, catering, music*
Santa Claus train – every day from 10 to 20h.
Music programme:
Saturday 26.11. at 11h – Trio decoro, at 19h – Pavel
Saturday 3.12. at 11h – female vocal ensemble Allegre, at 19h Christmas Trio
Saturday 10.12. at 11h – Children’s sections of the centre for Traditional Culture Varaždin, at 19h Croatian Funk Delegation
Saturday 17.12. at 11h – Choir of the Craftsmen’s Music Society Varaždin and Varaždin String Orchestra, at 19h Soulfingers
Sunday 18.12. at 17h – Newington College, youth choir from Australia
Saturday 24.12. at 11h – Christmas Eve with Paulina Warasdin choir

Advent Wreath
*outside of cathedral, candle lighting with programme*
Saturday 26.11. at 18:30h – lighting of the first advent candle with Paulina Warasdin choir
Saturday 3.12. at 18:30h – lighting of the second advent candle with choir
Saturday 10.12 at 18:30h – lighting of the third advent candle with choir
Saturday 17.12. at 18:30h – lighting of the fourth advent candle with choir.

For the full programme in Croatian, click here.


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