Friday, 2 February 2018

Za Križen

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Jelsa Tourist Board Announces Programme for Holy Week 2018

Several months earlier than usual, the Jelsa Tourist Board announced the programme for Holy Week 2018 on October 31, 2017, one of the most important times of the year for local people and a unique time to visit Croatia's premier island.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

UNESCO 'Za Krizen' Hvar Procession Featured on Vatican TV 2000

October 31, 2017 - The island of Hvar is home to a UNESCO Holy Week tradition dating back more than 500 years. Vatican TV channel TV 2000 reports on the unique Za Krizen procession which has taken place every year through the night of Maundy Thursday in six towns and villages on the island since the 16th century. 

Friday, 14 April 2017

Za Krizen 2017 on Hvar: 6 Processions, 6 Videos

Arguably Hvar's most treausred tradition - the 500 year-old UNESCO 'Za Krizen' (Behind the Cross) procession finished just after 0700 on April 14, 2017. TCN was there through the night. 

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Prime Minister Plenković to Take Part in “Za Križen” Procession

Andrej Plenković will participate in the procession which is part of the UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Exploring Croatia's Intangible UNESCO Heritage: Za Krizen on Hvar

Filipa Marušić continues her look at the intangible UNESCO heritage of Croatia on December 7, 2016, with a journey to the island of Hvar and the centuries old Za križen procession during Holy Week. 

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Jelsa UNESCO Za Krizen Easter Procession: 22 KM Through the Night in Pictures

More than 500 years of religious tradition was continued on March 24, 2016 in Jelsa on the island of Hvar, with the annual Za Krizen UNESCO Easter Procession. TCN partners Virtual Tour Hr walked through the night to capture its unique atmosphere.

Friday, 25 March 2016

Jelsa UNESCO Za Krizen Easter Procession Takes Place on Hvar (VIDEO)

An important religious tradition with more than 500 years of history continues on the island of Hvar.

Friday, 29 January 2016

UNESCO Traditions in Croatia: Interview with Jelsa 'Za Krizen' Cross Bearer

A unique, UNESCO-protected religious procession on the island of Hvar takes place each Easter, as it has done for more than 500 years. TCN meets one of the former Cross bearers, who leads the 22-kilometre procession through the night on Maundy Thursday.

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