Zlatko Salai, 67-year-old Croatian citizen Grabovnits, has created a real Christmas story for yourself and all children in the district. His Christmas Story is his home, which this year is already decorated with 1.2 million lights.

A former engineer in telecommunications owns real estate which is located in the central part of Croatia. As a child he did not have the opportunity to enjoy Christmas, because the family was very poor Salaya. .
In the 4 years he was left without a mother, and his whole family consisted of him and his father. The mill, owned by his father, was destroyed during the Second World War. When Zlatko up, then earned money by working in the Middle East and Africa.
On returning home, he decided to implement Salai his childhood dream. In 2002, Zlatko decorated his house for the first time, using 70 000 light bulbs. The following year there were already 100 000. Thus, the light and scenery increased in number every year. Holiday spirit and decorations attract kids from all around
True, Zlatko, is forced to charge a small fee for entrance, as the bill for the light is 12 thousand dollars. However, visitors do not mind and enjoy to help his fellow countryman.
In preparation for the holiday had to lay 5 km of cables under the ground and another 180 km to the bushes and trees. Preparations for the event begins three months before Christmas, and then as much again to all be removed.

Zlatko Salai


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