Christmas in Carlsbad
Going to celebrate Christmas in Karlovy Vary? You will be able to plunge into the atmosphere warm holiday with its Christmas markets and festive events.
Features of the celebration of Christmas in Carlsbad
During the 4 weeks before Christmas, Czechs are beginning to observepost and decorate their homes, in particular, the Advent wreath (it is made of cones, fir branches and other accessories), and on the first Sunday of Advent on it lit one candle, on the second Sunday - two, etc.
On Christmas table Czechs necessarilythere is fried carp, baked goose, potato and mushroom salads, all kinds of homemade cookies. It is worth noting that with the Christmas feast linked interesting traditions: for example, a table made to gather an even number of people (otherwise, put an extra table set), and a plate each guest for good luck is necessary to put the flake from the carp. Once in the Christmas days in Karlovy Vary, tourists can visit the restaurant "Chebsky Dvur" or "Galerka".
Entertainment and celebrations in Carlsbad
In December, to 28 the number of interested persons can visit the Karlovy Vary Regional Library - there is an exhibition of Christmas cards, painted by local artists.
In the winter vacation it is recommended to visit the HouseChristmas - Doubí chateau located in the vicinity of Karlovy Vary: Castle courtyard greets you with a traditional den with the figure of baby Jesus in the manger, and inside the castle before you the tree, the city layout with churches, houses, carousels, ice rink, railroad and human figures. In general, the exposition of the castle museum presents a Christmas decoration in the form of ornaments made of beads, lace, hand-painted Christmas tree decorations (they are made of ceramics, glass, test, paper, straw, metal). A small artist offered here come in a creative workshop to create an original decoration for the Christmas tree, having painted to your liking wood decorations.
In December (the date should be specified in advance) in the templeSt. Anne can attend the concert of Advent and the Czech Christmas Mass, and in the Karlovy Vary City Theatre - the Christmas concert and folk event "Jazz Christmas".
It should be noted that families with children cantake a trip in the footsteps of Santa Claus, carrying on its way different tasks (it should be celebrated in a card issued at the information center Boží Dar, situated not far from Karlovy Vary). And the child returned with the completed card will wait for small gifts.
Christmas markets in Carlsbad
November 29 - December 22 at the reviews of Karlovy Varywill have the opportunity to visit the traditional Christmas market, takes place on Masaryk Avenue - then sell smoked meats, sweets, mulled wine, Christmas ornaments and other souvenirs. And on the weekends for visitors is organized by a cultural program with a fire show, live nativity scenes, Christmas Koledov, children's workshops and Angelic mail.