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Advent and Christmas in Český Krumlov2009

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Christmas Market

Dates From - To
27.11.2009 - 20.12.2009   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00

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10.00 - 18.00 (Fr, Sa, Su)
The square will host a market offering artisanal products and traditional Christmas wares. Various bands such as Lakomá Barka, Kapka and other Krumlov-based musicians will perform on the square throughout the day depending on the weather.




1st Advent Sunday





Koráb theatre: Following the Star

Dates From - To
29.11.2009   (Su) 15:00

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15.00
A Christmas production of the Koráb theatre called “Following the Star” is an adaptation of the classical biblical story about the star heralding the arrival of the Messiah. This slightly unusual adaptation of this Christmas tale respects the seriousness and the depth of the message as well as the original storyline.
Performance length: 50 minutes. Entry: 50 CZK.




A musical and poetic Advent opening and lighting the Christmas tree

Dates From - To
29.11.2009   (Su) 17:00

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17.00
Ecumenic opening by Fr. Václav Pícha, JC.D., vicar of Český Krumlov and by RNDr. Lubomír Braný CSs., pastor of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church. Festive lighting of the Christmas tree by the mayor of the town Mr. Luboš Jedlička.
Performances by the municipal singing choir Perchta and student signing choir of the Český Krumlov Grammar School Vagranti.
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




St. Nicolas´ Day





Traditional St. Nicolas´ Day presents distribution

Dates From - To
05.12.2009   (Sa) 17:00

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17.00
Devilish games with angelical assistance and the arrival of St. Nicholas.
Performances by: Lakomá Barka, Storm dancers, members of the Theatre of Český Krumlov, Antonín Plamínek Pazdera and others.
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




2nd Advent Sunday





Mim - Praha Theatre: Christmas Elf or the Story about Toys and a Brave Mammy

Dates From - To
06.12.2009   (Su) 15:00

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15.00
The Christmas Elf really does exist. You do not believe us? Come and see him with your own eyes in our play. This is a unique composition of a puppet show, play, non-verbal theatre and musical.
Performance length: 50 minutes. Entry: 50 CZK.




Singing at the Christmas Tree

Dates From - To
06.12.2009   (Su) 17:00

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17.00
Kapka – carols and Christmas songs
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




From St. Lucia to the Holy Night

Dates From - To
12.12.2009   (Sa) 16:00

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16.00
Production of a felt Advent picture combined with a small happening and a procession through the town.
Organized by the Kalamandra Fellowship in co-operation with the Municipal Theatre.




Charity Flea Market

Dates From - To
12.12.2009 - 23.12.2009   (Mo-Su) 10:00 - 19:00

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12. - 23. 12.
The collection of bits and pieces occupying the space in your attic commences from 1 November. You can bring in your items into the hostel reception daily from 9 am to 7 pm. Your contributions and new pieces of art by both local and distant creators will be on sale from 12 December to 23 December from 10 am to 7 pm. Come and choose unusual Christmas presents and make a nice Christmas for the children. The proceedings will again be donated to the Children’s Home in Horní Planá. During the two previous years a total of 102,350 CZK has been collected. Thank you in advance for your contributions – children and Travelers’ Hostel.
For more information: 380 711 345, 731 564 144 or krumlov@travellers.cz




Charity concert in support of the Children´s Home in Horní Planá

Dates From - To
12.12.2009   (Sa) 17:00

17.00
Organized by Travelers’ Hostel




3rd Advent Sunday





Studio dell´arte České Budějovice: Christmas During the Times of Our Great Grandmothers or Spooking in Historical Bohemia

Dates From - To
13.12.2009   (Su) 15:00

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15.00
Directed by: K. Melenová, Stage design: T. Halama, costumes: K. Melenová, music: L. van Beethoven, puppets: M. Dordová, K. Melenová. Played, sung and improvised by: Stanislava Kočvarová a Sylva Malinková. The time before Christmas has always been the most mysterious time of the year, filled with old pagan traditions and superstition. We only know a small portion of these today. Some of them will come alive during this performance.
Performance length: about 60 minutes. Entry: 50 CZK.




Baby Jesus´ Postal Office at Zlatý Anděl Hotel

Dates From - To
13.12.2009   (Su) 15:00 - 17:00

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Baby Jesus Post Office

Dates From - To
13.12.2009   (Su) 17:00

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15.00
As in the previous years, this year you can again send a letter to Baby Jesus with the help of Christmas postmen, Mr. Kolbaba and Mr. Zima. Would you like to find out what the postmen sing at Christmas, whether they have a Christmas tree at the Post Office and do they receive any presents? Are there any secret inhabitants of the Post Office and how do they spend their time before Christmas? Does the VCR machine work in freezing weather? Actors of the Český Krumlov Theatre will answer these and other questions in a play according to the screenplay by Jaromír Hruška.
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




Advent Concert of the Krumlov Chamber Orchestra

Dates From - To
13.12.2009   (Su) 17:30

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17.30
Guiseppe Torelli: Christmas concert for the strings
Guiseppe Torelli: Concerto in D for the trumpet and an orchestra
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto grosso for two violins and an orchestra
J.F. Linek: Concert for the organ and the string orchestra
J. Krček: Christmas carols
Optional entry fee!




Dog Christmas

Dates From - To
18.12.2009   (Fr) 13:00 - 18:00

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13.00 - 18.00
You can bring food to abandoned dogs or you can make a financial contribution either in person or to the account No. 19 – 221 241 / 0100, VS: 9616




Hej Mistře - Czech Christmas Mass by Jan Jakub Ryba

Dates From - To
19.12.2009   (Sa) 19:30

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19.30
Performances by: Český Krumlov String Orchestra and their guests, singing choir Česká píseň Prachatice. In the first half you will hear the Concert Symphony for string bass, viola and the orchestra by K. Ditters von Dirrersdorf.
Solo parts: string bass Petr Vyroubal, viola Aleš Křivský.
Conductor: Martin Peschík, choirmaster: Václav Kraus.




4th Advent Sunday





Duha Polná Theatre: Božena Němcová - Gingerbread House.

Dates From - To
20.12.2009   (Su) 15:00

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15.00
This is an adaptation of a well-known fairy tale by Božena Němcová with an interesting angle and strong performances. The play is accompanied by music and merry songs. Performance length: 55 minutes. Entry: 50 CZK.




Singing together at the Christmas Tree

Dates From - To
20.12.2009   (Su) 17:00

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17.00
Performing: children from local elementary schools and kindergartens. Silent Night will be performed by Sam Korčák, David Rajdl, Zdeněk Novotný, Josef Papoušek together with the town citizens of all nationalities.
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov




Live Christmas crib

Dates From - To
23.12.2009   (We) 16:30
23.12.2009   (We) 18:00

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16.30 and 18.00
A live Biblical picture with Christmas carols. Screenplay and directed by: Vladimíra Konvalinková
Performed by the citizens and the town ensembles.
Organized by Umělecká beseda and the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




Christmas Eve





Bear Christmas

Dates From - To
24.12.2009   (Th) 10:00

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10.00
Twentieth year of this unique event.
Organized by Jan Míša Černý and the bear friends, music by Kapka




St. Silvester





New Year´s Eve Celebrations, fireworks, party

Dates From - To
31.12.2009   (Th) 22:00 - 01:30

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22.00 - 01.30
New Year’s Eve party in the oldies style.
Fireworks at the stroke of midnight by Jirka Honc and Zdeněk Štěpánek.
Organized by the Municipal Theatre of Český Krumlov.




The Three Kings





Arrival of the Three Kings

Dates From - To
06.01.2010   (We) 17:00

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17.00
Three Kings collection of the Czech Catholic Charity.
Switching off the Christmas tree – a small happening as a fitting ending of our Advent celebrations.




Christmas Concerts





Duodam

Dates From - To
12.12.2009   (Sa) 18:00

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18.00
Klára Ferenczi (guitar), Šárka Havlíková (flute)
Advent chamber music concert.
Program: J.S.Bach, J.Ch.Pepusch, M.Bevilacqua, H.Villa-Lobos, M.Tesař and others. Voluntary entry fee.




Folklore Advent Concert

Dates From - To
16.12.2009   (We,Sa) 18:00

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Performing: Folklore ensemble Růže, children’s folklore ensemble Jitřenka. The program will be dedicated to the Christmas carols and advent traditions of our ancestors.
Entry: 40 CZK




Zrcadla

Dates From - To
18.12.2009   (Fr) 19:00

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19.00
Traditional pre-Christmas concert by the band Zrcadla with gingerbread cookies decoration. Families with children are welcome. Free entry.
Organized by Českokrumlovský nadační fond Malého Vítka.




In the Sea of Joy

Dates From - To
21.12.2009   (Mo) 20:00

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20.00
A pre-Christmas evening of poetry with KRB, the South Bohemian Poets’ Association and their special guest, the band T4 playing first-class rock. The band is made of Roman Dragoun, Vladimír „Guma“ Kulhánek, Stanislav „Klásek“ Kubeš and Martin Kopřiva.
Entry 90 CZK.




Kapka

Dates From - To
25.12.2009   (Fr) 17:00

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17.00
A traditional Christmas concert by this Krumlov-based folk band.
Entry free!




Festive Silvestr´s Concert with Melodie

Dates From - To
31.12.2009   (Th) 15:00

15.00
Mozart, Gounod, Haendel, Ryba, Corelli and Moravian traditional songs.
Performing: Chamber Orchestra Melodie.
Performance lenght 75 minutes, entry 490 CZK/ 390 CZK.




New Year´s Concert

Dates From - To
01.01.2010   (Fr) 16:00

16.00
Vivaldi, Mozart, Boccerini, Bach, Dvořák, Glinka.
Entry 290 CZK.




Shining Jazz Advent





Milan Svoboda Quartet

Dates From - To
28.11.2009   (Sa) 20:00

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20.00
This quartet’s music builds on the modern jazz tradition from the 60’s and 70’s combined with influences from rock, folk and from contemporary music.
Entry 120/150 CZK.




Robert Balzar trio and Dan Bárta

Dates From - To
12.12.2009   (Sa) 20:00

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20.00
A joint concert by Czech’s best jazz trio and the best Czech singer. Advance ticket sales commencing from 1 December 2009.
For more information, please view www.jazzkrumlov.cz
Entry 250/290 CZK.




Elementary School of Arts Český Krumlov - Christmas Events





Concert for the Town

Dates From - To
02.12.2009   (We) 18:00

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18.00
A concert dedicated to the 700th anniversary of the town of Český Krumlov. A rich programme with music, dancing, performances and artistic direction. Performances by the pupils of the school.




Christmas Carols from a Little Boy

Dates From - To
15.12.2009   (Tu) 18:00

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18.00
A Christmas concert by the singing choir Lentilky and their guests. Choirmaster Mr. Lukáš Holec.




Bringing You the News

Dates From - To
17.12.2009   (Th) 18:00

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18.00
A Christmas concert by the singing choir Brumlíci and their guests.
Choirmaster Mr. Lukáš Holec.




Christmas Pupils Concert

Dates From - To
17.12.2009   (Th) 18:00

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The Time of Joy and Happiness

Dates From - To
20.12.2009   (Su) 15:00

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15.00
A Christmas concert by the singing choir Medvíďata and their guests.
Choirmaster Mr. Lukáš Holec.




Christmas Town Tours





Christmas Customs and Stories Come Alive

Dates From - To
04.12.2009 - 06.01.2010   (Fr-Su) 16:00 - 17:30

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4.12. - 6.1. (Pá, So, Ne)
16.00 - 17.30
Join us and follow the footsteps of local legends and stories. Price: 170 CZK per person, 490 CZK per family. Meeting point: Svornosti Square, Český Krumlov. Tickets available from Infocentrum Český Krumlov (Svornosti Square) and Unios (1st Castle courtyard).




International Art Studio

Dates From - To
30.11.2009 - 01.12.2009   (Mo-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00
06.12.2009 - 08.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00
13.12.2009 - 15.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00
20.12.2009 - 22.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00
26.12.2009 - 29.12.2009   (Sa-Tu) 11:00 - 15:00

11.00 - 15.00
Exhibition of sculptures and design – A town beneath the town – 700 years of the town




International Art Studio - Na Fortně

Dates From - To
30.11.2009 - 01.12.2009   (Mo-Tu) 16:00 - 22:00
06.12.2009 - 08.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 16:00 - 22:00
13.12.2009 - 15.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 16:00 - 22:00
20.12.2009 - 22.12.2009   (Su-Tu) 16:00 - 22:00
26.12.2009 - 29.12.2009   (Sa-Tu) 16:00 - 22:00

16.00 - 22.00
Production of Krumlov candles – 700 years of the town
An artistic postcard – 700 years of the town




Advent and Christmas in the House of Children and Youth

Dates From - To
04.12.2009   (Fr) 15:30
16.12.2009   (We) 16:00
17.12.2009   (Th) 15:30

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4.12., 15.30 hod.
Playing with the Devils
Dancing, singing, competitions, artistic contest conclusion. Children masked as little devils are welcome. Entry 30 CZK.

16.12., 16.00 hod.
Christmas Car Racing Track – a 22-meter long play car racing track

17.12, 15.30 hod.
Chess Tournament “Christmas Carp” – for schoolchildren from the 1st grade




Christmas Event in the Šípek Eco Center

Dates From - To
11.12.2009   (Fr) 15:30 - 18:30

11.12., 15.30 - 18.30 hod.
Christmas Activities
Come with your children/parents and find out more about our most popular festive days. You can produce your own (not only) Christmas decorations using various natural materials or just have a seat, talk and enjoy the Christmas spirit.




Festive Church Services of the Roman Catholic Church





Program may be subject to a change!





Organizers


Town of Český Krumlov
Municipal Theatre Český Krumlov
Českokrumlovský rozvojový fond, spol. s. r. o.
Hana Pelzová - Christmas market




General Partner


Budějovický Budvar, n. p.




Main Partners


Česká centrála cestovního ruchu - Czech Tourism
Grass Czech, s. r. o.
Schwan Cosmetics CR, s. r. o.




Partners


Hotel Bellevue
Raiffeisenbank, a. s.




Media Partners


Czech Radio Broadcast České Budějovice
Hitradio Faktor
Deník
Jihočeský Kurýr
Ozvěny Českokrumlovska
Official Information System Český Krumlov




We would like to thank all our partners for their support and cooperation!





Tourist Service


Infocentrum Český Krumlov
náměstí Svornosti 2
381 01 Český Krumlov
tel.: 380 704 622-3, fax: 380 704 619
e-mail: info@ckrumlov.cz
www.ckrumlov.cz/info




Program in Russian


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