The greedy chocolate lovers, constantly looking for innovations in the sweet world of aromas and flavors that offers this delicacy, are invited to the sweet weekend dedicated to Choco & Wine fest.
An event during which visitors will have the opportunity to discover new ways to combine the chocolate and wine.
Choco & Wine Festival opens its doors on Saturday 18 February and lasts all weekend, in the tent on the main square in Brtonigla.
During the days you will have the opportunity to attend presentations, choco show, chocolate tastings, wine and chocolate products; do not miss the creation of the chocolate sculpture, all accompanied by musical entertainment.
For sports fans, Saturday will be held the race "Brtonigla Adventure Trek".
In mid-December, Brtonigla and its square are surrounded by a magical setting, the joyous Christmas fair that wraps the entire country in a festive atmosphere.
Next to the decorations, to handmade items and compositions with pine branches, the offer will also include local wines, grappas, honey, cheeses, sweets and other local products already packaged and ready to be given away.
While adults will be intent in purchases, the little ones can have fun in their own devoted, where await them Santa Claus. The event will include performances by choirs singing Christmas carols and other theme songs. Next to the musical program, they are also must-see local specialties and wines of the popular wineries in Brtonigla. Welcome!
As is tradition, the world’s best male and female slalom skiers will start off the year 2017 atop Zagreb’s Sljeme, which will for the eleventh consecutive time host the women’s race and for the eighth consecutive the men’s. These two Audi FIS Ski World Cup “Snow Queen Trophy”races will take place on 3 and 5 January 2017.
As in previous years, the Sljeme races will gather 150 of the world’s male and female skiers and over 400 crew members from around 25 countries and four different continents. Both events are scheduled so to ensure that as many ski enthusiasts and fans as possible come to Sljeme. The races are again expected to be attended by thousands of fans who will join forces to create the well known atmosphere on both race days.
The top-notch organisation of the “Snow Queen Trophy” races and the fantastic spirit atop Sljeme have placed Zagreb in the company of the world’s most prominent ski resorts, including Val Gardena, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Kitzbühel, Wengen, and Val d’Isère. Moreover, the Sljeme races have also been included in the Club 5+ Ski Classics, a union of the leading traditional World Cup race organisers. Finally, the International Ski Federation has shown their great confidence in the Croatian Ski Association by putting the Sljeme races in the calendar until 2020.
The holiday event "December in Pula" offers plenty of fun for everyone, local residents and visitors alike, altogether 165 events at 38 locations.
The rich program "December in Pula", which lasts 32 days is packed with activities for all ages to kick off the holiday season.
For all those who plan to celebrate the beginning of 2017, there will be a spectacular New Year's Eve celebration in the Forum with the bands Hladno pivo and The Night Express. The Koktelsi band will play at the New Year's celebration on January 1.
This year's "December in Pula" will be held at various locations, such as Giardini, Pula's marketplace, Dante Square, Karolina and Forum; for more information on the event, visit www.prosinacupuli.hr
Christmas and New Year holidays are especially cheerful on Rijeka's Korzo, where various cultural and entertainment programmes are held during November, December and the first half of January, with colourful stalls. Rijeka's caterers also join in with the atmosphere with their Christmas gastronomic offer, and the RI gastro is held at the same time, promoting delicacies with cod and chocolate. Every year, to the delight of the youngest ones, the Santa Claus train runs through the city centre, there is also the celebration of the feast of St. Nicholas and many other programmes in the open and in the closed venues of the city. Some of the many holiday programmes are turning on the Christmas lights, concerts in the ''Ivan pl. Zajc'' Croatian National Theatre, Christmas concert at the Cathedral... and the peak of the evening - New Year's Eve on Korzo with concerts and fireworks.
Do not miss the richest ever Poreč Advent programme!
Enjoy free ice-skating, entertainment and cultural programmes, a number of concerts, and an endless Advent gastronomic offer.
With the arrival of St. Nicholas at Matije Gupca Square in Poreč, the event Advent Poreč - Avvento Parenzo will officially begin on December 6, 2016. From the little ones to adults, all will feel the holiday warmth at Matije Gupca Square and at the nearby park, in the magical Villa Polesini, City Library, and Poreč Open University until January 8, 2017.
Families will fall in love with skating on the free ice-skating rink, with basic equipment and ice-skating lessons included. The little ones will not be able to resist other entertaining free children’s programmes and holiday surprises.
During the event at Matija Gubec Park, you will be able to enjoy excellent free concerts of famous Croatian performers, such as Detour, Gustafi, Night Express, Cirkus, and many more.
During the Christmas Fair, the Advent scents and flavours will spread from the decorated holiday stands.
Join us at the Advent in Poreč!
The Pancake Festival, the largest pancake festival in Croatia, is yet another unparalleled, signature event in the City of Zagreb this holiday season.
The Zagreb Winter Pancake Festival, a festive atmosphere with fabulous entertainment all day long, melt in your mouth pancakes and activities for the entire family. Guests will enjoy pancake art designs from all over the world, sweet and savory delicacies, hot chocolate, tea, mulled wine, as well as plenty of Christmas and New Year’s gifts for our loved ones.
The Dubrovnik Hotel, your hotel in the heart of Zagreb, with an unforgettable view to the unique festive atmosphere of the central Ban Josip Jelačić Square illuminated with the traditional Christmas tree, lights, sights and decorations.
A cosy holiday mood is spreading through the Upper Town of Zagreb... We bring the magic of Advent to the courtyards of the Upper Town! The Courtyards – the city of Zagreb's favourite summer cultural and tourist event, now welcomes its visitors in the Advent edition!
In line with the motto “Every courtyard has its own story”, the Courtyards tell tales of the history of the Upper Town, its palaces, interesting people and events, while the numerous visitors get a unique opportunity to look behind the facades of these representative spaces and enjoy their unique environment.
Hidden in the winter idyll of the Upper Town, decorated with Advent decorations, warm, intimate and romantic, infused with the scents and flavours of winter, cinnamon, cloves, mulled wine, brandy and little sweet treats, filled with the sounds of Christmas tunes and live music every day, with a lot of fun, good wishes and joy – the winter holiday edition of the Courtyards offers a special experience of Advent that you have never encountered before!
So put on your warmest boots and favourite wool gloves. Come to the Upper Town, enter and enjoy yourselves – become captivated by the Courtyards!
This Christmastime visit Osijek and the wine festival, “Santa bikers”, the cheerful Christmas tram with elves, virtual reality in the Christmas tram, many Christmas concerts, a “breath” of the New year’s concert in the Osijek Croatian National Theatre and Christmas markets made just for you, your friends and family, surrounded by glittering lights, scent of Christmas trees, mulled wine and… It will be the Christmas you have long been dreaming of… Stay a day longer and dance into the New Year with hundreds of locals in the main square, with a glass of sparkling wine and everyone’s favourite waltz “On the beautiful blue Danube”.