Posts Tagged ‘tradition’
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LIVE! Zagreb Advent, Best Christmas Market in Europe, Starts Again This Saturday

After last year’s recognition as the best Christmas market in Europe, Zagreb is upping the ante in 2016 with more venues, concerts, festivities, foodie corners and decorations than ever before. You’ll get to enjoy a...


Barbershops, beard

A Fistful of Beard – an Exhibition of Historic Barbershops in Zagreb

When someone gets really lucky, or has set himself up with a great deal, we say they’ve grabbed a fistful of beard, alluding to the stroking motion of content one does on his facial hair. The saying dates back to pre-chri...



Road to Eternity – Death in Croatian Art Through 20th Century at Klovicevi Dvori Gallery

It’s not a theme people like to think about, but Death, as a concept, has been an infinite well of inspiration for artists throughout the ages. It is often juxtaposed to Life, which exists in negative space of depictions ...


From Duels to Twitter Wars – Settling Political Differences in Zagreb 100 Years Ago

With the political campaigns for the upcoming parliament elections reaching their peak (the elections are on September 11th), the politicians’ squabbles, smear campaigns, news commentaries against and for certain candidat...



From August 26st to 28th Learn More About Traditional Food and Drinks from Vrbovec

The famous and oldest tourist and culinary event in Croatia called Kaj su jeli nasi stari (What our elders ate) will be held for the 36th year in a row from 26th to 28th August in Vrbovec. As every year, during these three days...


Concerts at Zagreb’s Hidden Courtyards on Wednesday, July 20th

The Courtyards are an event held in the hidden historical courtyards of the old town, most of which are not opened to public rest of the year. It takes place in between July 15th and 24th, with free events and concerts being he...



Old Town’s Hidden Courtyards Open Today With Free Concerts

One of the most anticipated events of the season, the old town hidden Courtyards, is opening today, July 15th, with a variety of concerts from local jazz, funk and cover bands in each of them. We’ve talked about the signi...


World War 2 Tunnel Re-Opened, Will Be Turned Into Site Specific Gallery

Downtown Zagreb, especially the old town, is filled with abandoned underground tunnels that stretch throughout the city. They were build, rebuild and used by different people in different times, be it as hiding spots, escape ro...