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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Fiestas

25/02/2006 - 01/03/2006
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Santiago de Compostela's Carnival 2006 programme begins with parades, street entertainment, children's workshops, etc.
07/05/2006
00:00 | Praza do Toural
The Intermón-Oxfam foundation organises a day of games, stories and other activities for the 12th Solidarity Fiesta.
30/07/2006
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The Plaza del Obradoiro will be the venue of the traditional exhibition of vintage cars.
16/08/2006
00:00
Solemn mass in the San Roque´s Church of the Vow that the city makes to the saint with the participation of municpal representatives.
09/09/2006
10:00 |
Rúa do Espíritu Santo celebrates its local festival with street parades, a vermouth session and music.
01/11/2006
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The Church celebrates All Saints' Day and the city offers its own confectionery.
16/02/2007 - 21/02/2007
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In Galicia, Carnival is called Antroido or Entroido, which refers to the fact that it is immediately followed by Lent. Before the arrival of this time of abstinence, Santiago lives these days of pagan festivities among parades, fancy dress, satirical humour and a slight touch of transgression.
15/05/2007 - 20/05/2007
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The Ascension Festival is, along with the 'Apóstol' one, the most popular with Compostela’s residents. The city is full of recreational and cultural activities, macro-concerts, street entertainment, 'cabezudos' (big heads), theatre, fair in Alameda Park, big wheel, octopus in the...
16/05/2007
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The Ascension Festival is, along with the 'Apóstol' one, the most popular with Compostela’s residents. The city is full of recreational and cultural activities, macro-concerts, street entertainment, 'cabezudos' (big heads), theatre, fair in Alameda Park, big wheel, octopus in the...
20/05/2007
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The Ascension Festival is, along with the 'Apóstol' one, the most popular with Compostela’s residents. The city is full of recreational and cultural activities, macro-concerts, street entertainment, 'cabezudos' (big heads), theatre, fair in Alameda Park, big wheel, octopus in the...
22/06/2007 - 23/06/2007
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The Conxo socio-cultural centre celebrates the beginning of summer and the San Juan festival with different activities.
27/06/2007 - 01/07/2007
10:00 |
Comienzan las fiestas de uno de los barrios más antiguos y más vivos de Compostela: o Barrio da San Pedro. Durante tres días visitantes y compostelanos podrán disfrutar de actuaciones, pasacalles, conciertos... y, por supuesto, verbena con orquesta.
13/07/2007
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The city’s biggest festival begins officially with an opening speech followed by a free concert featuring a singer of “Operación Triunfo” programme, Soraya.
14/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme of activities.
17/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
18/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
20/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
21/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
24/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival continues with a multimedia son et lumière show projected onto the Cathedral façade, including the traditional ‘burning’ of the Gothic façade and a city-wide fireworks display.
28/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
29/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
30/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
31/07/2007
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The city's most popular festival has begun with a full programme.
30/11/2007
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Big university party for students from Galicia’s seven campuses.
02/02/2008 - 06/02/2008
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Santiago gets in a carnival mood, during 5 days, to celebrate the arrival of Lent.
02/02/2008
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The Carnival festival begins with the traditional Meco parade along with theatre, music and fancy dress workshops.
03/02/2008
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The Carnival festival continues with a Sunday programme aimed at young ones with a Children´s Fancy Dress Competition.
04/02/2008
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The Carnival festival reaches its third day with fancy dress workshops and a fancy dress ball featuring the Cunter´s orchestra.
05/02/2008
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The time has come for the main Carnival event the Mardi Gras Parade through the city´s main streets.
30/04/2008
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The Ascension Festival begins with a variety of events for all tastes.
30/04/2008 - 04/05/2008
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The popular Ascension Festival begins, filling the city with recreational and cultural events until May 4.
01/05/2008
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MClan in concert. The Ascension Festival continues with a range of music and sports events.
02/05/2008
00:00 |
The Ascension Festival presents events for children and `chave´enthusiasts.
03/05/2008
00:00 |
The Ascension Festival continues with a party for senior citizens.
04/05/2008
00:00 |
The Ascenscion Festival comes to an end with ‘Do re mi Mozart xoga aquí’.
23/06/2008
00:00 |
The city celebrates the shortest night in the year, on the eve of St. John´s Day.
18/07/2008
00:00 |
The TV presenter and writer Boris Izaquirre will officially begin the Apóstolo festival with an opening speech at 11 pm.
18/07/2008 - 31/07/2008
00:00 |
The biggest festival of the year arrives with concerts by internatinally renowned artists, music shows and a lot more for all ages.
21/07/2008
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The Apóstol Festival continues with a great variety of music.
22/07/2008
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The traditional Chave throwing competition will take place in Alameda Park on July 22 and 23.
23/07/2008
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Compostela celebrates the 30th Galician Costume Day, organised by the Galician Costume Association.
24/07/2008
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On the eve of St. James´Day, the city is full of street entertainment, children´s activities and concerts.
25/07/2008
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Compostela celebrates Galicia Day and St. James´Day with the traditional Apostle James Trust procession.
26/07/2008
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The Apóstolo festival enters its second weekend with a period costume and antique car competition.
27/07/2008
00:00 |
The Municipal Band begins the 10th day of festivities with a traditional music concert.
28/07/2008
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Santiago pays tribute to traditional stage arts with the Afro-Cuban dance and music show ‘Cuba. El Musical’.
29/07/2008
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The Apóstol festival continues with another music concert in Praza do Toural.
21/02/2009 - 25/02/2009
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Santiago gets ready to celebrate, during 5 days, the arrival of Lent.
21/02/2009
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The Carnival festival begins with the traditional opening speech and the arrival of Meco at Pazo de Bendaña.
22/02/2009
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The Carnival festivities continue with a Sunday programme especially aimed at young ones.
24/02/2009
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It´s time for the Carnival festival´s main event, the traditional parade featuring floats and street bands.
25/02/2009
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The Carnaval festival comes to an end with the traditional Meco parade.
20/05/2009
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The long-awaited Ascension Festival begins with a programme of activities for all ages.
21/05/2009
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Once again, the Amio Showground hosts a horse fair as part of the Ascension Festival.
21/05/2009
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The Ascension Festival continues with a horse show in the Amio showground during the morning and a noon concert by the municipal music band.
22/05/2009
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Today´s activities include a children´s rock festival, Nancho Novo in the Teatro Principal and the Compostela Skate Festival.
23/05/2009
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The year´s craziest and most participative party has arrived with the 19th Festa Hortera featuring Radio Kalimera.
23/05/2009
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Today´s activities include Nancho Novo in the Teatro Principal and Brazil´s Pedro Moraew in O Toural.
23/06/2009
00:00 |
The city celebrates the shortest night in the year, on the eve of St. John´s Day.
17/07/2009
00:00 |
The popular Apóstol Festival begins with an opening speech by the comedian Rober Bodegas in Praza do Obradoiro at 11 pm.
18/07/2009
00:00 |
The Apóstolo Festival continues with a folk music concert at 10 pm in Praza da Quintana.
19/07/2009
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The Apóstolo Festival continues with a concert by the Municipal Music Band at 12 noon in Rúa do Vilar.
20/07/2009
00:00 |
Today´s activities include Latin music and dancing in the Alameda park from 8.30 pm to 3 am.
25/07/2009
00:00 |
Endless leisure and cultural activities await residents and visitors alike during the main day of Santiago's Apóstolo 2009 festival.
26/07/2009
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Today's festive programme features activities commemorating the 31st Galician Costume Day.
27/07/2009
00:00 |
The Apóstolo 2009 features acrobats and jugglers this evening, with several free shows in the Alameda park.
28/07/2009
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The evening brings a variety of artistic and musical events to Compostela as part of the Apóstolo 2009 festival.
29/07/2009
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Compostela celebrates Padrón Day with a series of musical events.
30/07/2009
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Praza da Quintana and Praza de Toural will host several concerts during the day.
31/07/2009
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Compostela's main festival comes to an end today with countless leisure activities and concerts.
02/10/2009
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Fiesta-concert to present the new season of Radio Kalimera (107.9 FM).

Sport

Fiestas

05/03/2011 - 09/03/2011
29/06/2011 - 03/07/2011
Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
29/01/2012 - 26/02/2012
12:00
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
11/02/2012
19:30
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
18/02/2012 - 22/02/2012
18/02/2012
18:30
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
19/02/2012
19:00
The natural region of a Ulla features an original rural carnival, whose record goes back to the mid-19th century.
25/05/2012
22:00 | Parque de la Alameda (Paseo Central)
26/05/2012
22:00 | Parque de la Alameda (Paseo Central)
27/05/2012
12:00 | Parque de la Alameda
03/07/2012 - 31/07/2012
Plaza Quintana
24/07/2012
12:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
15/08/2012 - 17/08/2012
10:00 | Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
21/12/2012 - 03/01/2013
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
09/02/2013
20:00 | Praza do Toural
09/02/2013 - 13/02/2013
10:00
11/02/2013
10:00 | Parque de la Alameda
12/02/2013
17:30 | Estación Ferrocarril
25/06/2013 - 30/06/2013
10:00 | Iglesia de San Pedro
23/07/2013
12:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
26/07/2013
12:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
28/07/2013
11:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
29/07/2013
22:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
15/08/2013 - 17/08/2013
10:00 | Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
01/03/2014 - 05/03/2014
12:00 | Praza do Toural
07/06/2014 - 08/06/2014
11:00
24/06/2014 - 29/06/2014
10:00 | Iglesia de San Pedro
31/07/2014
23:30 | Campus Universitario Sur
03/10/2014 - 05/10/2014
05/12/2014 - 06/01/2015
10:00
21/03/2015 - 23/03/2015
10:00
Ancient festival based on the auctioning of pig's trotters as an affering to the saint. This one of Compostela's most popular and traditional festivals.
17/07/2015 - 31/07/2015
12:00
The festivities dedicated to the Apostle, the patron saint of Santiago, of Galicia and of all of Spain, last for about a fortnight. This festival combines religious and official solemnity, tradition and entertainment, which turn the entire city into a large fiesta. July 24th and...
31/07/2015
23:30 | Campus Universitario Sur
05/12/2015 - 06/01/2016
10:00
30/01/2016 - 14/02/2016
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
Gastronomy is one of the main attractions of Ulla's area, specially during the carnival. Therefore restaurants and Rural Tourism establishments of this zone are advertising their special gastronomic and relax offers.
30/01/2016 - 28/02/2016
10:00
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
The “Xenerais da Ulla” is the most outstanding feature of the Ulla region’s traditional Carnival. It has been held in the surroundings of Santiago since the first half of the 19th century: the “Xenerais” (generals) ride on horseback, dressed in colourful...

Religious

03/02/2016 - 05/02/2016
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Fiestas

06/02/2016 - 10/02/2016
Praza do Toural
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25/02/2016
00:30 | Sónar
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05/03/2016
11:30
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Religious

11/03/2016 - 14/03/2016
The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, is both religious and gastronomic. 

Fiestas

11/03/2016 - 14/03/2016
10:00
From 11 to 14 March The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, a neighbourhood situated at the entrance of the city, on the Way of St. James, is both religious and gastronomic. The patron saint is honoured with a mass and a procession, in addition to an ancient tradition in...
12/03/2016
22:00 | Sala Capitol
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18/03/2016
23:30 | Casa das Crechas
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19/03/2016
23:30 | Casa das Crechas
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02/04/2016
18:00 | Pub Retablo
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16/04/2016
19:30 | Gentalha do Pichel
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04/05/2016 - 08/05/2016
The Ascension Festival, the city’s second-most important after the Apostle Santiago Festival, in honour of the city’s patron saint, has a variable date corresponding to the sixth Thursday after Easter Sunday. This festival is one of the city’s most appealing ones. This is due...
14/05/2016 - 15/05/2016
Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
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11/06/2016
23:00 | O Ateneo 30
Swing Party with Compostela Swing's Lindy Hoppers.
12/06/2016
20:00
Cuban night with music, dance and gastronomy.
23/06/2016 - 25/06/2016
San Xoán's celebrations by Santiago de Compostela's neighbourhood.
23/06/2016 - 25/06/2016
While 'San Xoán' Festival is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival with a traditional market and a program  with a wide range of activities and workshops to highlight the Galician traditions of this time of year, marked by the summer solstice. 
23/06/2016
Tour of Cacharelo train, featuring live music, around the different city neighbourhoods with San Xoán bonfires.
23/06/2016
June 23rd, the summer solstice, is the magical eve of “San Juan” (St. John’s Day), an ancient fiesta that is present in all cultures, marking the beginning of the summer, the time of greatest sunlight, the longest day in the year. 
25/06/2016
12:00
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25/06/2016
23:00 | O Ateneo 30
Swing Party with Compostela Swing's Lindy Hoppers.

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