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Advent and Christmas 2008 in Český Krumlov

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

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Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2008 - Archive



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CHRISTMAS MARKET

Dates From - To
28.11.2008 - 30.11.2008   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00
05.12.2008 - 07.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00
12.12.2008 - 14.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00
19.12.2008 - 21.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00

Handcrafted goods, traditional Christmas gifts and goodies

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




1st ADVENT SUNDAY

Dates From - To
30.11.2008   (Su) 15:00 - 19:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Municipal Theatre, Horní street
15.00 Agentura Agnez Česká Lípa, M. Twain: The Prince and the Pauper
A tale for the whole family, entry: 50 CZK

The Town Square
17.00 ADVENT OPENS: LIGHTING THE CHRISTMAS TREE, WITH MUSIC AND POETRY
Ecumenical opening, blessing - P. Václav Pícha, JC.D. (Český Krumlov's vicar), RNDr. Lubomír Braný CSc. (clergyman of the Czechoslovak Husite Church)

Christmas tree lights shall be turned on by the town Mayor - Ing. Luboš Jedlička

Festive unveiling of the newly reconstructed fountain with plague column, and the re-opening of Horní street to traffic.

Taking part, and patrons: Town choir Perchta, Theatre ensemble Proradost, State Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov, Bratři z Růže, Fioretto, Karel Dřínek, Jirka Honc with Zdeněk Štěpánek, and others

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




SAINT BARBARA'S BLOSSOM

Dates From - To
03.12.2008   (We) 16:00

THE MAKING OF AN ADVENT-TIME FELT TAPESTRY WITH A SMALL 'HAPPENING' AND A PROCESSION THROUGH TOWN

St Barbara's name-day celebration, organised by the civic association Kalamandra in conjunction with the Municipal Theatre.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS IS HERE

Dates From - To
04.12.2008   (Th) 18:00

Seasonal concert by the Elementary Arts' school Český Krumlov, to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the the town's inclusion on the UNESCO list.

Taking part: the choirs Medvíďata and Brumlíci, the cello ensemble, the string orchestra, the brass orchestra, the dance orchestra, the dance ensembles Vendelínek and Flash dance, the drama ensemble, pupils of the art department, and others

Organisers: Elementary Arts' school Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




SAINT NICHOLAS DAY - DISTIBUTION OF PRESENTS

Dates From - To
05.12.2008   (Fr) 17:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Devilish games with angelic assistance and the arrival of Saint Nicholas (cca 5.30pm)

Taking part, and patrons: Karlofer band, Český Krumlov fringe, Storm Dancers, House of Youth Český Krumlov, Antonín Plamínek Pazdera and others

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




2nd ADVENT (BRONZE) SUNDAY

Dates From - To
07.12.2008   (Su) 15:00 - 19:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Municipal theatre, Horní street
15.00 Theatre DRAK Hradec Králové - Josef Čapek: Dog's and Cat's tales
A family show, entry: 50 CZK

The Town Square
17.00 SINGING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE
Taking part: children from the local nursery and elementary schools, choir Exfanta Kaplice

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




HEJ MISTŘE - TRADITIONAL CZECH CHRISTMAS MASS BY JAN JAKUB RYBA

Dates From - To
12.12.2008   (Fr) 18:00
12.12.2008   (Fr) 19:30

Taking part: the String orchestra Český Krumlov, the Český Krumlov Chamber orchestra, Town choir Perchta and guests.

Entry: 100 CZK, children and OAPs 60 CZK.

Owing to a limited seating capacity early booking is recommended.

Organisers: String orchestra Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHARITY FLEA MARKET

Dates From - To
13.12.2008 - 14.12.2008   (Sa-Su) 10:00 - 19:00

All proceeds will be donated to the children's home at Horní Planá.

Bring your clutter to the hostel reception anytime from the 1st November, daily from 9am to 7pm. Your donations, including new original works of arts and crafts, will be on sale from the 13th to 14th December from 10am to 7pm. Come to buy unusual Christmas gifts and help the children to a more enjoyable Christmas. Sincere thanks for any donation from the children and the Travellers‘ Hostel.

More information on 380 711 345, 731 564 144 or krumlov@travellers.cz

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHARITY CONCERT

Dates From - To
13.12.2008   (Sa) 17:00

CHARITY CONCERT IN AID OF THE CHILDRENS' HOME AT HORNÍ PLANÁ

Taking part: El Tenere, Skippy and Petr Turek Band, Krumlov classic duo, Sandwitch, Travellers band, children from the Horní Planá home, and others

Organisers: Travellers‘ Hostel

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




3rd ADVENT (SILVER) SUNDAY

Dates From - To
14.12.2008   (Su) 15:00 - 18:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Municipal theatre, Horní street
15.00 Theatre Střípek Plzeň - HOTEL BERÁNEK or WATCH OUT THERE'S A WOLF ABOUT
A family show, entry: 50 CZK

The Town Square
15.00 - 17.00 BABY JESUS' POST-OFFICE BY THE HOUSE OF THE GOLDEN ANGEL
17.00 BABY JESUS' POST - THE ARRIVAL OF LADY WINTER
LET'S SING ALL TOGETHER, UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE

Taking part: Theatre club Českokrumlovská scéna, town residents of all nationality, led and accompanied by Bryce Belcher and Elvira Gadžijeva. 'Silent Night' will be sung by Bryce Belcher, Carolyn Zukowski, Kavita Doodnauth, Elvira Gadžijeva, Josef Čárny, Corine Van Der Boom, Katarína Nováková, Bohdan Lukáč, Anna Peclová, Jan Vozábal, Miroslav Bednář and others

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




4th ADVENT (GOLDEN) SUNDAY

Dates From - To
21.12.2008   (Su) 15:00 - 18:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Municipal theatre, Horní street
15.00 Český Krumlov scene - THREE GOLDEN HAIRS
A family show, entry: 50 CZK

The Town Square
17.00 SINGING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE

Taking part: Český Krumlov's Kapka and guests - Christmas carols and songs

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




LIVE NATIVITY SCENE

Dates From - To
23.12.2008   (Tu) 16:30
23.12.2008   (Tu) 18:00

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

Biblical tableau performances accompanied by carol singing

Devised and directed by: Vladimíra Konvalinková
Taking part: the town's residents and bands

Organisers: Umělecká beseda Český Krumlov, Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS EVE - BEARS' CHRISTMAS

Dates From - To
24.12.2008   (We) 10:00

Organiser: Míša Černý and friends, music by Kapka

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




SAINT SYLVESTER'S NIGHT

Dates From - To
31.12.2008 - 01.01.2009   (We-Th) 22:00 - 01:30

NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY, FIREWORKS, WELCOMING IN THE NEW YEAR

DJ BERVIC offers Czech and international music. Midnight fireworks by Jirka Honc and Zdeněk Štěpánek.

Organisers: Municipal theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




THREE KINGS

Dates From - To
06.01.2009   (Tu)

Advent 2007 in Český Krumlov in pictures, photo by © 2007 Lubor Mrázek

THE ARRIVAL OF THE THREE KINGS
EPIPHANY COLLECTION BY THE CZECH CATOLIC CHARITY
THE EXTINGUISHING OF THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS - a small 'happening' offering a dignified full-stop to the season (with some fun and surprises)

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS CONCERTS:





CAROL SINGING

Dates From - To
14.12.2008   (Su) 18:00

Taking part: Childrens' choirs - Myšlenka (ZŠ Plešivec) and Čtyřlístek (ZŠ Londýnská, Prague)

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




ZRCADLA (MIRRORS)

Dates From - To
19.12.2008   (Fr) 19:00

Traditional Christmas concert by the Zrcadlo band, leader Karel Dvořák.
Gingerbread decorating. Entry free.

Organisers: Český Krumlov charity fund U Malého Vítka

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




KAPKA

Dates From - To
25.12.2008   (Th) 17:00

Traditional Christmas concert by the Český Krumlov's own folk band

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS CONCERT OF MEDIAEVAL MUSIC

Dates From - To
26.12.2008   (Fr) 18:00

KVINTERNA - Hana Blochová

Performer: Dr. Mgr. Hana Blochová (vocal, mediaeval harp, psalterium, duochord, percussion)

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




THE CRAFT TRADITIONS OF THE LOCAL REGION (Č. KRUMLOV AND UPPER AUSTRIA)

Dates From - To
27.12.2008   (Sa) 18:00

An illustrated lecture, accompanied by live Christmas music. New exhibits.

Lecturer: Mgr. Jiří Bloch
Music: Dr. Mgr. Hana Blochová

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




THE BEST OF MUSICAL MINIATURES

Dates From - To
27.12.2008   (Sa) 18:00

VIVALDI, MOZART, HÄNDEL, CHOPIN, PAGANINI

Filip Jerie (flute), Iva Jerie (piano/harpsichord)
Entry 390 CZK / season tickets.

Organisers: Fidelio, s.r.o.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS MUSINGS

Dates From - To
27.12.2008   (Sa) 18:00

Taking part: Český Krumlov String orchestra and Violoncello choir of the Elementary Arts' school Český Krumlov

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




DUODAM

Dates From - To
28.12.2008   (Su) 17:00

DUODAM - K. Ferenczi (guitar), Š. Havlíková (flute)

Renaissance and baroque music to see the Old Year out, and the rhythm of swing, tango and samba to see the New Year in.
Tea and mead, to warm body and soul.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




GALA NEW YEAR'S EVE CONCERT

Dates From - To
31.12.2008   (We) 15:00

MOZART, SCHUBERT, BACH, DVOŘÁK (Humoresque), Moravian folk songs

Performers: Chamber orchestra MELODIE (V. Vomáčka - cello, I. Ježková - soprano, F. Kobylák - 1st violin, J. Perglová - 2nd violin, R. Hašková - piano)

Entry: 490/390 CZK / season tickets.

Organisers: Fidelio, s.r.o.




CHRISTMAS OLD TOWN TOURS

Dates From - To
05.12.2008 - 07.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 16:00 - 17:30

CHRISTMAS OLD TOWN TOUR
Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Advent and Christmas. Take Christmas Old Town Tour and we'll lead you through the labyrinth of Český Krumlov cobbled medieval streets and tell you not only the history and legends of the old times, but also introduce Czech Christmas customs and crafts.

This tour includes traditional Czech Christmas cookie tasting.

Daily at 1.30 pm from Nov 29, 2008 to Jan 6, 2009

Price: CZK 250 per person
Family price: CZK 650 (2 adults and two children up to 15)

Duration: 1.5 hours

Meeting point: Old Town Square, Český Krumlov

Tickets: Český Krumlov Tourist Offices (Infocentrum and Unios)

www.krumlovtours.com

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS IN REGIONAL MUSEUM ČESKÝ KRUMLOV:





DOLLS, TEDDYBEARS, NATIVITY FIGURES...

Dates From - To
07.12.2008 - 06.01.2009   (Mo-Su)

Christmas exhibition of handmade dolls and teddybears, carved Nativity figures, tree decorations and Christmas cards.

Exhibition opening and workshop 7th December 2008, from 2pm.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




PRE-CHRISTMAS CREATIVE WORKSHOP

Dates From - To
07.12.2008   (Su) 14:00 - 17:00

Doll and Christmas decorations-making for the whole family.

Worshop coincides with the opening of the exhibition. Refreshments.

Entry free.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS PROGRAMME BY THE CZECH CERAMICS AGENCY, AND BY THE INTERNATIONAL ART STUDIO:





INTERNATIONAL ART GALLERY

Dates From - To
21.11.2008 - 23.11.2008   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
28.11.2008 - 30.11.2008   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
05.12.2008 - 07.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
12.12.2008 - 14.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
19.12.2008 - 21.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
26.12.2008 - 30.12.2008   (Fr-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00

SCULPTURE AND DESIGN 2008
Christmas exhibition by top artists, to commemorate the 15th year of international sculpture and design exhibitions.
Entry: 50/30 CZK

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




INTERNATIONAL ART STUDIO

Dates From - To
21.11.2008 - 23.11.2008   (Fr-Su) 15:00 - 24:00
28.11.2008 - 30.11.2008   (Fr-Su) 15:00 - 24:00
05.12.2008 - 07.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 15:00 - 24:00
12.12.2008 - 14.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 15:00 - 24:00
19.12.2008 - 21.12.2008   (Fr-Su) 15:00 - 24:00
26.12.2008 - 30.12.2008   (Fr-Tu) 15:00 - 24:00

KRUMLOV CANDLE 2008
The making and the decoration of Krumlov's original Christmas Candle. This Christmas project opens the International Art Studio's spaces to the public. A workshop for the whole family. Refreshments by the Studio. Entry free.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS AT THE R. GALLERY

Dates From - To
22.11.2008 - 31.12.2008   (Mo-Su)

22. 11. - 31. 12.
CHRISTMAS SELLING EXHIBITION

13. 12.
10.00 - 17.00 TRADITIONAL 'DOUDLEBY' DOUGH-DECORATIONS

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




THE ELEMENTARY ARTS' SCHOOL (ZUŠ) - CHRISTMAS EVENTS:





PUPILS' CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCES

Dates From - To
11.12.2008   (Th) 18:00

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CAROLS

Dates From - To
13.12.2008   (Sa) 16:00

Carols by Brumlík choir

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CAROLS

Dates From - To
16.12.2008   (Tu) 18:00

Taking part: Lentilky and guests

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Dates From - To
19.12.2008   (Fr) 17:00

Taking part: ZUŠ pupils from Křemže

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CAROLS

Dates From - To
21.12.2008   (Su) 16:00

Christmas concert by Medvíďata

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




MUNICIPAL LIBRARY ČESKÝ KRUMLOV:





FROM SEASON TO SEASON, or HOW WE CELEBRATE

Dates From - To
03.12.2008   (We) 16:00

Announcing the Children's art and literary competition's winners

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




BOOKS FOR HEALTH AND CONTENTMENT or LET'S GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS

Dates From - To
03.12.2008   (We) 18:00

General department

BOOKS FOR HEALTH AND CONTENTMENT or LET'S GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS

Lecture by Václav Codl

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




WE ARE HERE

Dates From - To
08.12.2008   (Mo) 18:00

Opening of picture exhibition by Jiří Šedý, with a lecture by the Ovečka centre, o. p. s. (the centre helps children with Down syndrome).

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS ART WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN

Dates From - To
17.12.2008   (We) 14:00 - 17:00

Christmas decorations making

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS AT THE HOUSE OF YOUTH

Dates From - To
05.12.2008 - 18.12.2008   (We-Fr)

5. 12.
15.30 DEVILS' MELEE
Disco, games, 'How do I imagine Hell' art competition's winners
Enry fee and information at the House of Youth

12. 12.
16.00 CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCES by The House of Youth members

17. 12.
16.00 CHRISTMAS RALLYE

17. 12.
17.00 CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE BY THE CHILDRENS' FOLKLORE GROUP JITŘENKA

18. 12.
15.30 CHESS TOURNAMENT for the 'CHRISTMAS CARP'

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




CHRISTMAS EVENTS AT THE ECO-CENTRE ŠÍPEK

Dates From - To
12.12.2008   (Fr) 15:00 - 18:00

CHRISTMAS AT THE ŠÍPEK
Catch the Christmas spirit by making unusual decorations from natural materials, gifts from soap, and walnut-shell boats. Drink some 'Christmas' tea, and consider the gifts on sale - Fair trade products, and delicious organic goodies (chocolate, coffee, tea, wine, spices etc).

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Organisers:


The town of Český Krumlov
Municipal Theatre Český Krumlov, o.p.s.
Český Krumlov development fund, spol. s r.o.
Hana Pelzová - Christmas market




GENERAL PARTNER - Budweiser Budvar


Budweiser Budvar




MAIN PARTNERS:





CzechTourism


CzechTourism




Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic


Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic




Schwan Cosmetics CR, s.r.o.





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We thank all partners whose contributions have enriched the Advent and Christmas celebrations in Český Krumlov.





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