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Advent and Christmas 2006 in Český Krumlov

Advent & Christmas in Český Krumlov

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38101 Český Krumlov
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E-mail: info@ckrumlov.cz
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Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2006 - Archive



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Advent 2006 in Český Krumlov in pictures





1st Advent Sunday - Christmas Tree Lighting

Dates From - To
03.12.2006   (Su) 10:00 - 18:00

Christmas fair, photo by Lubor Mrázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

10.00 - 18.00
Christmas fair

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV MUNICIPAL THEATRE, Horní Street

15.00
Disman´s Radio Children´s Choir Prague - Dispute at the Christmas Crib
A fairy tale for children and their parents
Admission: CZK 50

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

17.00
Musical and poetic opening of Advent combined with Christmas tree lighting
Ecumenical announcement and blessing - Father Václav Pícha (Vicar of Český Krumlov) and Dr. Lubomír Braný (Parson of the Czechoslovakian Hussite Church)
Festive lighting ceremony - Town Mayor

Scenario: Mgr. Lukáš Holec
Performed by: Český Krumlov Basic Art School
Organized by: Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre




Saint Nicolas - Distribution of Presents

Dates From - To
05.12.2006   (Tu) 17:00

Saint Nicolas - Distribution of Presents, photo by Lubor Mrázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

17.00
Saint Nicolas - Distribution of Presents
Devilish games with angels´ assistance and St. Nicolas´s appearance

Organized by: Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre

Possibilities: Admission free




2nd Advent Sunday - Theatre Kvelb - Angels

Dates From - To
10.12.2006   (Su) 10:00 - 18:00

Theatre Kvelb - Angels Theatre Kvelb - Angels

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

10.00 - 18.00
Christmas fair

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV REGIONAL MUSEUM, Horní Street
13.00 - 16.30
Go to the Museum to Make Angels
Non-traditional Christmas decoration making from pasta and competition for children and adults

Hana Voříšková: Peace to You
Family Christmas performance for 4 - 10 spectators - little puppet shadow play about Jesus Christ’s birth
The performances start at: 13.00, 13.45, 14.30, 15.15, 16.00
For children from the age of 3 accompanied by their parents
Admission free
Organized by: Regional Museum in cooperation with Český Krumlov Municipal Library


ČESKÝ KRUMLOV MUNICIPAL THEATRE, Horní Street

15.00
Theatre Drak Hradec Králové - How Fathers are Playing
Fairy tale for children and their parents
Admission: CZK 50

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

17.00
Theatre Kvelb - Angels Advent revelation of several angels dancing on stilts accompanied by the sounds of violoncello or accordeon, cascabells, cymbals and bells. There is also a three-metre long puppet of Angel who is going to sin. This dancing and theatre farse makes you realize the coming Christmas. It is also possible that angels will bring presents (fairy tales, snow, Martin and a white horse etc.)The revelation shows elements of fair and puppet theatre which encompasses black humour, lightness and wandering artists´point of view.

Organized by: Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre




Go to the Museum to Make Angels

Dates From - To
10.12.2006   (Su) 13:00 - 16:30

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV REGIONAL MUSEUM´S HALL, Horní Street

13.00 - 16.30
Go to the Museum to Make Angels
Non-traditional Christmas decoration making from pasta and competition for children and adults

Hana Voříšková: Peace to You
Family Christmas performance for 4 - 10 spectators - little puppet shadow play about Jesus Christ’s birth
The performances start at: 13.00, 13.45, 14.30, 15.15, 16.00
For children from the age of 3 accompanied by their parents
Admission free

Organized by: Regional Museum in cooperation with Český Krumlov Municipal Library

For the whole month of December the longterm ethnographic exposition will be enriched with traditional Christmas decorations.

More information: www.muzeum.ckrumlov.cz

Possibilities: Admission free




3rd Advent (silver) Sunday

Dates From - To
17.12.2006   (Su) 10:00 - 18:00

Christmas Postmen deliver letters from children to Father Christmas, photo by Lubor Mázek Christmas Postmen deliver letters from children to Father Christmas, photo by Lubor Mázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

10.00 - 18.00
Christmas fair

13.00 - 17.00
Little Jesus´s Post by the Golden Angel
Christmas post accepts letters to little Jesus written by children

RŮŽE HOTEL - courtyard, Horní Street

14.00
Initiation of Advent Week

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV MUNICIPAL THEATRE, Horní Street

15.00
Theatre Teátr Víti Marčíka - Rendezvous in front of the Christmas crib
Fairy tale for children and their parents
Admission: CZK 50

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

17.00
Christmas Postmen deliver letters from children to Father Christmas and singing around the Christmas tree

Scenario: Vítězslav Kučera
Organized by: Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre




Dogs´ Christmas

Dates From - To
22.12.2006   (Fr) 14:00 - 18:00

Dogs´ Christmas, photo by Jana Zuziaková

THE DOG POUND, Kaplická Street

14.00 - 18.00
Dogs´ Christmas
It is possible to bring food for lonely dogs or to provide financial aid - either directly at the pound or by payment to the pound’s account number 19-221 241/0100, VS: 9616

Possibilities: Admission free




Live Nativity Scene

Dates From - To
23.12.2006   (Sa) 16:30
23.12.2006   (Sa) 18:00

Live Nativity Scene, photo by Lubor Mrázek Live Nativity Scene, photo by Lubor Mrázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

16.30 and 18.00
Live Biblical story combined with singing of Christmas carols

Scenario and direction: Vladimíra Konvalinková
Performed by: townspeople and choruses
Organized by: Umělecká beseda Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre

Possibilities: Admission free




4th Advent (golden) Sunday - Bear Christmas

Dates From - To
24.12.2006   (Su) 10:00

Bear Christmas, photo by Lubor Mrázek

2nd CASTLE COURTYARD

10.00
Bear Christmas
Even the bears in the castle moat celebrate Christmas along with the children and adults who bring them presents.

Organized by: Míša Černý and his friends, accompanied by Kapka

Possibilities: Admission free




Stephan´s Day - Boxing Day

Dates From - To
26.12.2006   (Tu) 18:00

Photo by Lubor Mrázek

Festival with music, dance, singing, good food and drink
Admission free, table reservation - phone number: +420 380 772 500
Possibility to choose from special Christmas menu

Organized by: The Old Inn Hotel

Possibilities: Admission free




St. Sylvester´s Day

Dates From - To
31.12.2006 - 01.01.2007   (Su-Mo) 21:00 - 02:00

Photo by Lubor Mrázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

21.00 - 02.00
New Year’s celebration with the fireworks
Music from the 60’s to the 90’s

Organized by: Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre

Possibilities: Admission free




Epiphany

Dates From - To
06.01.2007   (Sa) 17:00

Photo by Aleš Motejl

SVORNSOTI TOWN SQUARE

17.00
Three Kins´ collection of Czech Catholic Charity

Christmas Tree Lights Extinguishing - little happening for an august finish

Performed by: You, the town citizens and visitors

Possibilities: Admission free




Advent Concert - violoncello recital

Dates From - To
09.12.2006   (Sa) 20:00

JESUIT HALL OF RŮŽE HOTEL, Horní Street

20.00
Advent Concert - violoncello recital

Organized by: Festival of Chamber Music Foundation, City of Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov Rotary Club




Petr Bende & Band

Dates From - To
12.12.2006   (Tu) 19:30

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV MUNICIPAL THEATRE, Horní Street
19.30
Petr Bende & Band
Big Christmas concert with guests: Grajcar cymbal group and Medvíďata children’s choir

Admission: CZK 50




J.J.Ryba - Czech Christmas Mass

Dates From - To
16.12.2006   (Sa) 19:30

CASTLE RIDING HALL

19.30
J.J.Ryba - Czech Christmas Mass
Český Krumlov String Orchestra´s Concert

Admission: CZK 100
Discounts: CZK 50 (pensioners, students, soldiers)




Christmas concert - Kapka

Dates From - To
25.12.2006   (Mo) 17:00

R.GALLERY

17.00
Kapka
Traditional Christmas concert of the folk group from Český Krumlov




Kvinterna - „Rosa Mystica"

Dates From - To
26.12.2006   (Tu) 19:00

MUSEUM OF BUILDING HISTORY AND CRAFTS, Dlouhá Street

19.00
"Rosa Mystica" - Medieval Marian songs
Christmas concert combined with talking about black and white Madonnas
on pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela.

Photo exhibition: "Medieval black and white Madonnas on pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela"

Kvinterna - Hana Blochová, Petr Vyoral




Ceremonial Music of English Court

Dates From - To
28.12.2006   (Th) 18:00

JESUIT HALL OF RŮŽE HOTEL, Horní Street

18.00
Ceremonial music of English court
Christmas concert
Petr Dostál - Berg (soprano trumpet), Christian von Blohn (harpsichord)

Organized by: Festival of Chamber Music Foundation and Český Krumlov Rotary Club




Post-Christmas Subscription Piano Concert

Dates From - To
29.12.2006   (Fr) 19:00

THE JESUIT HALL OF RŮŽE HOTEL, Horní Street

19.00
Post-Chrismtas Subscription Piano Concert
Václav Mácha - piano
MOZART, DEBUSSY, CHOPIN, BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN




Festive New Year´s Eve Concert

Dates From - To
31.12.2006   (Su) 15:00 - 16:15

REGIONAL MUSEUM´S HALL, Horní Street

Festive New Year´s Eve Concert or The Best of Classical Music

MOZART, GOUNOD, DVOŘÁK, CHOPIN, BRAHMS and Moravian folk music in the end

Admission:
490 CZK, 370 CZK




International Art Gallery

Dates From - To
01.12.2006 - 03.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
08.12.2006 - 10.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
15.12.2006 - 17.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 11:00 - 15:00
22.12.2006 - 23.12.2006   (Fr-Sa) 11:00 - 15:00
26.12.2006 - 30.12.2006   (Tu-Sa) 11:00 - 15:00

WENCESLAS CELLARS, 4th Castle courtyard

11.00 - 15.00
International Exhibition of Contemporary Art




Christmas "Na Fortně"

Dates From - To
02.12.2006 - 03.12.2006   (Sa-Su) 14:00 - 22:00
09.12.2006 - 10.12.2006   (Sa-Su) 14:00 - 22:00
16.12.2006 - 17.12.2006   (Sa-Su) 14:00 - 22:00
23.12.2006   (Sa) 14:00 - 22:00

INTERNATIONAL ART STUDIO, Na Fortně

14.00 - 22.00
Modelling both for children and adults




Advent Candlestick - exhibition

Dates From - To
05.11.2006 - 10.12.2006   (Tu-Su) 10:00 - 17:00

MUNICIPAL GALLERY - PRELACY, Horní Street

10.00 - 17.00
Advent Candlestick
Exhibits of Vladimíra Konvalinková, Stanislava Konvalinková, Juryška Kašperová and guest Jana Buriová




Christmas at R.Gallery

Dates From - To
25.11.2006 - 31.12.2006   (Mo-Su) 10:00 - 17:00
02.12.2006   (Sa) 10:00 - 17:00
09.12.2006   (Sa) 10:00 - 17:00

R.GALLERY, Dlouhá Street

10.00 - 12.00, 13.00 - 17.00
Doudleby pastries - performed by Ivana Wolková (2 Dec)
Gingerbread decorations - performed by Ivana Wolková (9 Dec)
Christmas selling exhibition (25 Nov - 31 Dec)




Medieval black and white Madonnas on Saint Jacob’s pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela - exhibition

Dates From - To
05.12.2006 - 31.12.2006   (Mo-Su) 10:00 - 18:00

MUSEUM OF BUILDING HISTORY AND CRAFTS, Dlouhá Street

5. 12., 18.00
"Medieval black and white Madonnas on pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela"

Opening of the photo exhibition with lecture and projection. Selling of the calendar "Black Madonnas" (publisher Onyx Prague).




Christmas painting at Domestika

Dates From - To
08.12.2006   (Fr) 13:00 - 17:00

DOMESTIKA, Latrán

13.00 - 17.00
Christmas painting
Hana Doskočilová shows candle decoration and hot wax shaping




Fairy Tale House paints Christmas

Dates From - To
03.12.2006 - 06.01.2007   (Mo-Su) 10:00 - 18:00

FAIRY TALE HOUSE, Radniční Street

10.00 - 18.00
In the course of Advent and Christmas, from 3rd December 2006 to 1st June 2007 the visitors of Puppet Museum can use pencils and paints there.

The children of any age can paint popular Christmas motives or can be inspired by the museum´s fairy tale and Christmas atmosphere.

Advent half-price on Saturdays and Sundays in these terms:
2-3rd December, 9-10th December, 16-17th December, 23-24th December

Prices:
adults - CZK 40
children upto 15 - CZK 20
family (two adults and up to 4 children) - CZK 80
students and pensioners - CZK 20
handicapped with ZTP card - free




Fairy Tale Christmas at J & K Cinema Český Krumlov

Dates From - To
04.12.2006 - 09.12.2006   (Mo-Sa)

J&K ČESKÝ KRUMLOV CINEMA, Špičák

4-9th December
A week of children´s films combined with art competition for children

4th and 5th December - cartoon Behind the fence
6th December - cartoon Cars
7th and 9th December - fairy tale ASTERIX AND VIKINGS

The art competition refers to the fairy tale CARS. The best works will be rewarded according to these categories:
I. preschoolers
II. schoolchildren 1-5th year of basic school
The children who take part in the competition can see the fairy tale CARS for free.




Basic Art School - Christmas events

Dates From - To
09.12.2006 - 23.12.2006   (Mo-Su)

BASIC ART SCHOOL´S HALL, Kostelní Street

9th December, 17.00
Krumlov Trio´s Concert
Perfomed by: former BAS´s pupils (Jana Pípalová - violin, Anna Pípalová - violoncello, Michal Bartoš - piano)

10th December, 15.00
Nicolas Party
Performed by: BAS´s pupils

14th December, 18.00
Christmas music making
Performed by: BAS´s pupils

JESUIT HALL OF RŮŽE HOTEL, Horní Street

17th December, 15.00
The time to rejoice
Christmas concert of Medvíďata Choir and Canzonetta Choir from České Budějovice

ČESKÝ KRUMLOV MUNICIPAL THEATRE, Horní Street

19th December, 18.00
Já malý přicházím koledovat
Advent concert of Lentilky and Medvíďata choruses and their guests
Choirmaster: Mgr. Lukáš Holec

OTAKAR JEREMIÁŠ´S CONCERT HALL ČESKÉ BUDĚJOVICE

22nd December, 17.00 and 20.00
Medvíďata´s Christmas concert with the Southbohemian Philharmonical Orchestra
Choirmaster: Mgr. Lukáš Holec
Conductor: Stanislav Vavřínek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE
23rd December, 16.30 and 18.00
Live Bethlehem
Medvíďata Children´s Choir
Choirmaster: Mgr. Lukáš Holec




Christmas City Tour

Dates From - To
18.11.2006 - 06.01.2007   (Mo-Su) 13:30 - 15:00

Christmas Bethlehem, Photo by Karolína Kortusová

Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Advent and Christmas. Take this guided 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 ends with traditional Czech Christmas cookie tasting and a hot drink.

Daily at 1.30 pm from Nov 18, 2006 to Jan 6, 2007

Price: CZK 225/person
Family price: CZK 600 (2 adults and 2 children up to 15)
Duration: 1,5 hours
Meeting point: Old Town Square, Český Krumlov
Tickets: Český Krumlov Tourist Offices (Infocentrum and Unios)

Possibilities: Guided tour

Type of offer: for individuals and groups

Tour with a guide: English




Magic City Tours - Advent 2006

Dates From - To Tour duration
03.12.2006 - 23.12.2006   (Mo-Su) 08:00 - 19:00 01:30 hour

Walk through the town in the time before Christmas to enjoy its festive atmosphere.

Reservation - Infocentrum Český Krumlov tourist office
Tel.: +420 380 704 622-3
Fax: +420 380 704 619
E-mail: info@ckrumlov.cz

Possibilities: Guided tour

Type of offer: for groups

Tour with a guide: Czech, German, English




Advent week on Růže Hotel courtyard

Dates From - To
17.12.2006 - 23.12.2006   (Mo-Su)

Advent week with sale of carps (22 and 23 Dec)




Christmas fair

Dates From - To
01.12.2006 - 03.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00
08.12.2006 - 10.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00
15.12.2006 - 17.12.2006   (Fr-Su) 10:00 - 18:00

Christmas fair, photo by Lubor Mrázek

SVORNOSTI TOWN SQUARE

10.00 - 18.00
Christmas fair
Crafts products and traditional Christmas goods




Tourist service


INFOCENTRUM Český Krumlov
Official tourist information centre of the town
náměstí Svornosti 2, CZ - 381 01 Český Krumlov
tel.: +420 380 704 622-3
fax: +420 380 704 619
e-mail: info@ckrumlov.cz




Organisers, partners


ORGANISERS:
The City of Český Krumlov
Český Krumlov Municipal Theatre
Český Krumlov Development Fund, ltd.
Hana Pelzová - Christmas fair

GENERALPARTNERS:
Schwan-STABILO ČR s.r.o.
Schwan Cosmetics CR, s.r.o.

MEDIA PARTNERS:
České Budějovice Czech Radio
Jihočeský kurýr
Official Information System Český Krumlov Region
Ozvěny
Podnikatel Českokrumlovska
Radio Faktor

PARTNERS:
We thank all of our partners who, with their offers and talents, enriched our programme for Advent and Christmas in Český Krumlov.