Celebrate Christmas, Chanukah and the holiday season in one of Europe's hottest and most beautiful treasures is hitting the world scene again. Step onto foreign soil and experience a land of beauty, culture, charm, majesty and much more at a very special evening at the Embassy of Croatia.
In actuality, the holiday seaosn begins on December 13th in Croatia - St. Lucy's Day. This marks the beginning of gift exchange. This holiday commemorates Saint Lucy, a 3rd-century martyr under the Diocletianic Persecution who according to legend brought food and aid to people hiding in the catacombs using a candle-lit wreath to "light her way and leave her hands free to carry as much food as possible". (Wikipedia)
1) CROATIAN DINNER:
Enjoy a buffet of favorite Croatian delicacies and desserts professionally catered, inclduing:
Croatian Octopus salad
Croatian potato salad with onions
Traditional Dalmatian *pašticada“
Pasta with Truffles
2) CROATIAN WINE TASTING & BAR:
Sample a variety of Croatian wines and beers (as well as non alcoholic refreshments).
3) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet other diplomats from Croatia.
4) LIVE CROATIAN HOLIDAY MUSIC
Native croatians will play holiday music wth songs and traiditions of the celebrations that occur throughout Croatia.
4) CROATIA FILM:
See the beautiful lands, culture and people of Croatia as we preview a film prepared by the embassy.
5) CROATIA ART:
Enjoy an array of paintings and other artifacts on display throughout the embassy.