Wishing everybody a happy Christmas Eve with a traditional Christmas carol from Dubrovnik!
The tradition of kolendari (carolers) dates back to the 13th century in Dubrovnik (where I grew up). It is the most beautiful Christmas tradition in Croatia that is still preserved. On Christmas eve groups of young men go to people’s homes and sing carols. They are usually offered wine or brandy, oranges, dry figs and sweets.