December in Virovitica

The traditional manifestation dedicated to December customs, including numerous smaller events, brings the spirit of Christmas to the city. The manifestation begins with the traditional lightning of the first Advent candle and also Christmas lights throughout the city. After that, the program “Advent in the Palace” is held throughout the whole month of December, accompanied with numerous concert, exhibition, traditional and theatrical events. Christmas concert is traditionally performed in the courtyard of the Pejačević Palace by students of the Jan Vlašimsky Music School, while other events take place all over the city – in the Church of st. Roko, the City Library, the Czech House, the City Museum and in the Virovitica Theater.