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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Theatre

29/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.

Celebrations

16/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
23/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
24/02/2019
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
02/03/2019
18:30
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on march 2 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..

Fiestas

05/04/2019 - 08/04/2019
From 5 to 8 April 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...
21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Plaza de Mazarelos
While St. John’s Bonfire Night is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival, for the fourth year in a row, with a artisan 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. 
01/02/2020
17:30 | Centro Comercial Área Central
On Saturday February 1 will take place in Área Central  the 'Presentation of Entroido dos Xenerais da Ulla 2020' with the participation of the 'Xenerais da Ulla' making their traditional 'atranques (or high) on horseback.    
01/02/2020 - 05/03/2020
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...
08/02/2020
19:30
The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
15/02/2020
19:00
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
16/02/2020
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
22/02/2020
18:30
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on february 22 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..    
23/02/2020
19:00
On the afternoon of February 23, the parish of O Eixo in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance, which involves a stagin where different characters take part.    

Summer in the city

21/06/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The City of Culture program more than 100 activities for the summer. +Info  

Congresses and meetings

25/03/2020 - 28/03/2020
09:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura de Galicia, in Santiago de Compostela, will host the First International Congress of the Galician Theatre from the 25th to the 28th of March.

Exhibitions

05/10/2018 - 03/03/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This exhibition pays homage to the role of the teachers of the Second Republic and exhibits for the first time in Galicia the iconic work 'A derradeira leición do mestre', considered the 'Galician Guernica'. In this way, this exhibition project focuses on recreating the situation of ...
07/11/2018 - 03/03/2019
Museo do Pobo Galego
Seventy years after Castelao's historical allocution in Buenos Aires, the Consello da Cultura Galega organizes an innovative tribute with a multimedia narrative based on the exploration and participant observation of the best piece of oratory written in Galician. Through the combination of...
14/05/2019 - 28/12/2019
11:00 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The exhibition has two sections, one of biographical content that proposes an itinerary throught the life of Antonio Fraguas, with special attention to his career as galician and teacher, an active member of the most outstanding institutions of the country's culture during eight fertile...
15/11/2019 - 12/04/2020
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
'Galicia, un relato no mundo' explores the interaction between the Galician historical territory and the rest of the world in a journey that takes us from prehistory to the present. Conceived as the first of three major exhibitions of the Xunta on the occasion of Xacobeo 2021, it will...
11/12/2019 - 26/01/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
'Nós de onte a hoxe: 100 years of history' is an exhibition held by the Federación de Asociacións Culturais Galiza Cultura, in collaboration with the Museo do Pobo Galego. +info    
22/01/2020 - 17/05/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
A review of the cases and covers designs that accompanied the Galician music at the end of the 20th century, curated by Fausto Isorna. In his own words, "This is not, therefore, a history of Galician music, although it is one, but a journey through the work of artists, photographers, designers...
23/01/2020 - 06/02/2020
Centro Comercial Área Central
From February 1 to February 18, 2020, the photographic exhibition "Xenerais da Ulla" will be exhibited in Área Central. A sample of selected images, full of color, which reflects the essence and character of the traditional rural carnival of the "Xenerais da Ulla", declared a Festival of...

Annual

01/10/2014 - 05/06/2015
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
From October to June, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and other Spanish and international orchestras feature more than 30 concerts, close to 100 musical compositions and 40 invited conductors and soloists await the public in the Auditorio de Galicia.