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A Thousand Hearts in the Heart of Zagreb


A different Advent on European square. 28 November 2015 – 6 January 2016…

As part of Advent in Zagreb, November 28th marks the beginning of Advent on European square, which will offer the citizens of Zagreb and all those who happen to find themselves in Zagreb during the (pre)Christmas season 39 days of various advent events and a programme aimed at a younger, more urban audience. The beginning of the advent season in the heart of the city will be marked on European square on November 28th by the performance of the electro-pop duo Nipplepeople and the hanging of the thousandth heart.

Advent on European square will take place from November 28th 2015 to January 6th 2016 and will bring together over 30 exhibitors with modern gastronomic and cultural products. Under the thousand hearts that will adorn the European square, one will be able to have a bite or a snack with mulled wine on the go, buy a special souvenir, Christmas decoration or a present, as well as go to a concert of young bands which will be specially chosen for you throughout the month by the enthusiastic team of BalconyTV platform.

On European square, you will also be able to watch films selected from the Short movie marathon programme (December 18th), have breakfast with music as part of Frühstück (December 26th), and get acquainted with Danish culture, gastronomy and customs.

There will also be art exhibitions on Sunday mornings in cooperation with Boonika called 10 štafelaja nedjeljom (10 easels on a Sunday), children’s programme in the morning on weekends organised with the support of the EU Commission, local organic food market Mali plac na Tavanu (Small market in the Attic), DJ performances as well as special programmes for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Additionally, in just one street over, you will find Fuliranje and Advent 14 svjetskih prijestolnica (Advent of 14 world capitals).

The warmest holiday atmosphere awaits you at the heart of Zagreb, the European square. See you there!

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