Dubrovnik Winter Festival has officialy started on Saturday, November 30th and is full of events. Every Monday through this period, we will bring you a guide for the week ahead of you. Here are the events for this week!
MONDAY (December 9)
ORLANDO'S ARMOUR VOL.1
4-7 pm, North Pole station at the Bura Theatre Waldorf initiative
LUMIART LIGHT FESTIVAL
6-11 pm, Lazareti
TUESDAY (December 10)
CREATIVE CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP 3-6 pm, Mokosica Decoupage technique with Eko centar Zeleno Sunce & Eko Omblici environmental organisations
ADVENT MAGIC – Playtime at the North Pole 4-7 pm, North Pole station at the Bursa Theatre Zupa Majorettes, Tintilinici Dubrovnik children's animators
KLAPA KASE CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7 pm, Central Public Library
TRADITIONAL DUBROVNIK CHRISTMAS CAROLLING WORKSHOP 7-8 pm, Elementary school Mokosica Workshop led by Romana Novkovic and Ana Lojpur
THE NUTCRACKER (sold out) 7.30 pm, Sports Hall Gospino polje Ukrainian Classical Ballet
WEDNESDAY (December 11)
MAGICAL CHRISTMAS GIFTS MAKING WORKSHOP 3-6 pm, Mokosica Painting Christmas motifs on canvas bags, boxes and cards with the Eko centar Zeleno sunce & Eko Omblici environmental organisations
SWEET CORNER 4-7 pm, North Pole station at the Bursa Theatre Chocolate making workshop with Poeticacao and Tintilinici Durbovnik children's animators
THURSDAY (December 12)
CREATIVE WORKSHOPS North Pole station at the Bursa Theatre, 4-6 pm Making Christmas decorations and toys, art activities with different materials, all with Tintilinici Dubrovnik children's animators
STORYTELLING BY JASNA HELD 6 pm, Lazareti, Nave 3
FRIDAY (December 13)
KINDERGARTENS' CHRISTMAS COLLAGE 5 pm, North Pole station at the Bursa Theatre Dubrovnik kindergartens, Lazareti Dance Studio, Le Petite Festival du Theatre
TRADITIONAL CHARITY CONCERT ON SAINT LUCY'S DAY 8 pm, Marin Drzic Theatre For the Dubrovnik-Neretva County Association for the Blind. Organised by Lindo Folklore Ensemble
SATURDAY (December 14)
CAKE PARTY AND DOMENICA CONCERT 11 am, Stradun
CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL GAMES 3-5.30 pm, North Pole Station at the Bursa Theatre Anagrams, riddles, quizzes, brain teasers, nursery rhymes with Tintilinici Dubrovnik children's animators
TONKA BALONKA SHOW & BUREK THEATRE 1-3 pm, Lapad Bay Stand-up comedy for children, magician, photo booth – Slovenian Cultural Society Lipa
MAGICAL CHRISTMAS GIFTS MAKING WORKSHOP 3-6 pm, Mokosica Painting Christmas motifs on canvas bags, boxes and cards with Eko centar Zeleno Sunce and Eko Omblici environmental organisations
DISNEY MAGIC 6 pm, Lazareti, Nave 5 Interactive dance programme with Lazareti Dance Studio
LIGHTING OF THE 3ND ADVENT CANDLE SYMBOLIZING JOY 7.30 pm, In front of the Dubrovnik Cathedral
GIBONNI 9 pm, Stradun Concert
SUNDAY (December 15)
CHRISTMAS TALE BY ELVES AND MRS CLAUSES 10 am – Noon, North Pole Station at the Bursa Theatre Lazareti Dance Studio and Le Petite Festival du Theatre
NATURAL-SCIENTIFIC WORKSHOP 3-6 pm, Mokosica Creative programme for children by the Dubrovnik Natural History Museum
CLOSING CONCERT ON THE OCCASION OF THE YEAR OF ORLANDO 2019 7.30 pm, Marin Drzic Theatre Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra and guests, with Marc Tardue as conductor.
AND COUPLE OF EXTRAS…
Every week Christmas carols and traditional Dalmatian songs will be sung on Sunday mornings from Brsalje and Stradun to Gundulic Square. Like every year, market stalls full of variety of Christmas delicacies and goods are placed at those locations.
It's good to know the buses are operating free of charge on all city lines (including lines 26, 28 and 35) from 5 pm to the last departure of the evening, all to January 6th.
There is also a X-MAS BUS, whic will operate on the following route: Main Bus Station – Grawe – Pile – Vojnovic – Lapad Post Office and Lapad Post Office – Vojnovic, Pile – Tommy (Gruz) – Main Bus Station.
For the special holiday experience, hop on the XMAS TRAIN, which passes through Lapad Bay from the beach to the ice skating rink and back every day from 9:30 am to 5 pm. The train will depart every 30 minute and it is free of charge for all the passengers.
You are also more than welcome to enjoy the ice skating rink in the Lapad Bay, at tennis courts, every day from 9 am to 10 pm.