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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

13/04/2019
21:00 | Sala Capitol
'Familia Caamagno' presents their new album 'Había que intentalo' with a concert in the Sala Capitol in which 'Oh Ayatollah' will also participate. +Info

Theatre

22/04/2019 - 16/05/2019
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info

Performance

29/09/2018
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Martin Messier is a composer, performer and videomaker. If sound stands as the driving force of his work, Messier also quickly took an interest in the clash between electroacoustic music and other art forms as well as in artistic collaboration. That way, it is through the relationship between...
03/10/2018
20:00
Jacob Kirkegaard is an artist and composer who works in carefully selected environments to generate recordings that are used in compositions, or combined with video imagery in visual, spatial installations. MELT is composed of recordings of different stages of ice melting, moving from violent...
06/10/2018
13:30 | Mercado de Abastos
Playtronica is an international studio dedicated to creating meaningful interactive audio experiences, in collaboration with brands, marketers, museums, galleries, and artists. Symphony for Urbanites is an interactive musical performance. On a wooden platform covered with a thin layer of...

For children

25/08/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura invites you to travel to dream worlds, incredible characters and impossible shapes in a new edition of the Cidade Imaxinaria festival, a whole Saturday afternoon in the open-air family with shows, games and workshops that fill all the corners of Gaiás with magic and...
06/10/2018
Centro Abanca Obra Social
How an idea of a Music School for Kids helped me to rediscover the world and to start shaping the future. Learn how to play music in a band with fruits and vegetables instead of ordinary music instruments. No musical background needed
23/11/2018
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Looking ahead to next year, MUPEGA is organizing a papyroflexia workshop where the children will build a calendar in the shape of a polyhedron. For the realization of the activity it is necessary to be skillful and precise folding the paper since, if the pieces are not made well, it is...

Fairs

23/11/2018 - 25/11/2018
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Maker Faire is the world's largest inventors' fair, a showcase for creativity and ingenuity designed for all audiences and disciplines: gastronomy, robotics, mechanics, science, urban art, music, electronics, craftsmanship, etc. A place to share knowledge, discover fascinating projects and make...

Festival

12/09/2018 - 16/09/2018
The fifth edition of the WOS Festival is here, one of the most interesting events in the European and international panorama of indoor festivals. Music, new media, cinema, performing arts, colloquiums and conferences take place in different spaces of the historical and urban centre of...
29/09/2018 - 07/10/2018
Teatro Principal
Curtocircuíto - International Film Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2018, maintaining its spirit of exploration without forgetting the well-deserved celebrations. In this way, the search for new cinematographic forms and languages in world cinema is maintained while the...

Courses and workshops

03/10/2018 - 04/10/2018
Centro Abanca Obra Social
The objective of the workshop is to propose, through the analysis and commentary on fragments of films and texts, different perspectives on sound staging and its props that help us to ask ourselves about the use of sound in them and their ability to creatively count on sound.

Fiestas

22/06/2018 - 24/06/2018
Plaza de Mazarelos
While St. John’s Bonfire Night is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival, for the thirth year in a row, 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. 

Others

01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
This Nativity Scene is composed by more than 200 hand-made figures of clay and painted canvas. The figures are in movement, as well as the river and lighting, representing different scenes. The scenes are repeated every 4 minutes, simulating the day and night by the illumination and movement.

Conferences

03/10/2018
16:30 | Centro Abanca Obra Social
Sound, as an essential material in artistic creation, has acquired its own identity in recent years that manifests itself through the genre known as  Sound Art. These works affect the importance of listening as a medium, for a long time under-rated, capable of revealing imperceptible...
04/10/2018
16:30 | Centro Abanca Obra Social
Playtronica is an international studio dedicated to creating meaningful interactive audio experiences, in collaboration with brands, marketers, museums, galleries, and artists.  Through interactive work, Playtronica aims to immerse people in a reality that fuses touch, sound, and...

Meetings

23/10/2018 - 25/10/2018
21:00 | Sede SGAE/Fundación Autor
The SGAE Foundation in Santiago de Compostela announces the first edition of PULSO, a cycle of meetings that aims to bring the reality of creative processes closer to the public. Well-meaning authors in the different fields of culture will talk about their experience, their work and, in short,...

Exhibitions

01/06/2018 - 30/09/2018
Mercado de Abastos
This open-air exhibition brings together the work of 21 sculpture students from the Mestre Mateo School of Art, who for the first time show their work to the public. As a thematic thread, most of the pieces are linked to the products that can be found in the market itself.
12/11/2018 - 25/11/2018
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The church exhibits the finalist projects in the specialities of plastic arts and photography of the Xuventude Crea competition, organised by the Consellería de Política Social, as a competition for new creators that stimulates support for talent, as well as the imagination and...
05/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
During the Christmas holidays, art will take the street as an exhibition space. The creations, in the different disciplines (painting, sculpture, photography and installations), will be exhibited in 100 shops in the commercial area of the Ensanche.  Local, national and international...
20/12/2018 - 13/01/2019
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Once again this year the Eugenio Granell Foundation presents the 15th edition of the School Art Contest. Visitors to the Granell Foundation will be able to admire the works submitted to the competition, in which a total of 7 prizes are awarded, taking into account age and technique, in the...
08/02/2019 - 10/06/2019
11:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Exhibition by the artist Loreto Martínez Troncoso curated by Chus Martínez Domínguez. It will be exhibited at the CGAC from February 8 to June 10. +Info
12/04/2019 - 08/09/2019
Museo Centro Gaiás
Exhibition that allows to contemplate the evolution and survival of the tradition in basketry, ceramics and jewelry of Galicia. +Info

Annual

11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
The WOS Festival is one of the most interesting events in the European and international panorama of indoor festivals. Music, new media, cinema, performing arts, colloquiums and conferences take place in different spaces of the historical and urban centre of Santiago de Compostela.