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Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura organizes one more year its autumn party, this time with the performance of Xosé Lois Romero. This renowned musician will perform in the Magosto no Gaiás accompanied by Aliboria, a percussion group that reinvents the popular songs and rhythms of Galicia,...
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
This Festival da Requinta da Ulla is organized by the A.C. O Galo and the groups A Requinta de Xián, Luz do Licinio, Raiola, Raeira, as well as the singer-songwriter Manuele de Felisa will take part in it. The repertoire will consist of traditional pieces of requinta, and this flute...
02/01/2019 - 04/01/2019
The civic centres of Romaño, Fontiñas and O Ensanche will be the setting for an activity included in the Christmas programme, which the City Council is launching in collaboration with the Muiñeiros do Sarela Association. This is a cycle of Tavern Songs, which includes...
18/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle celebrates its 20th anniversary by touring the history of the genre from Schubert. Organized by the City Council of Santiago with the collaboration of the 'Friends of Opera Association of Santiago de Compostela' and the support of the Deputación da Coruña, it...

For children

17:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
The Santiago Ánxel Casal Public Library hosts the Proxecto Regueifesta é Patrimonio: a regueifa e a festa como patrimonio da xente nova. This year the students of the IES Maximino Romero de Lema, from Baio, o Marco do Cambalhom, from Vila de Cruces and the Regueifeiras from Escola...


Plaza de Cervantes
This year there is a new edition of the Rosalía Festival, with a product fair with the 'Marca Rosalía' in the Plaza de Cervantes and various musical and theatrical performances. It also commemorates the 160th anniversary of the publication of the Lieders, considered the first ...

Social events

21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Within the framework of the development of the Paz-Andrade Law for the use of the Portuguese language and links with lusophony, the Official School of Languages (EOI) of Santiago de Compostela, in collaboration with the Consellería de Cultura da Xunta de Galicia, announced the aRi(t)mar...


The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on march 2 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..


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. 

Summer in the city

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

Guided visits

12:00 | Plaza de Mazarelos
Guided by Professor Mercedes Espiño, the tour will take place in the historic centre of Compostela, stopping at the houses and places where the members of the Irmandades da Fala who were in Santiago between 1916, the year of its creation, and 1931, the year in which they were dissolved...


16:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Unha gran Burla Negra is an exhibition, archive and memorial project that promotes a cycle of events in different locations (Santiago de Compostela, A Pobra do Caramiñal, A Coruña, Rianxo and Muros) throughout 2018 and 2019. Various exhibitions will be held, which will be...


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,...


29/09/2018 - 06/10/2018
Plaza del Obradoiro
The Praza do Obradoiro becomes a dry marina where up to 20 different traditional Galician boats will be exhibited. The boats will be oriented towards the Portico da Gloria, with all the bows directed to an escape point located in the figure of the master Mateo, in an allegory in which the...
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 ...
09/10/2018 - 30/11/2018
Colexio de Fonseca
Curated by Xosé Ramón Fandiño Veiga and Gloria López López, the exhibition Con Galiza sempre no horizonte. Camilo Díaz Baliño e Isaac Díaz Pardo en Compostela reviews, with graphic and documentary information, the vital and artistic...
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...
29/05/2019 - 22/09/2019
19:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego I
Exhibition Magic Galicia: Pilgrimages and Sanctuaries. Gustav Henningsen, ethnographic photographs (1965-1968) +info
22/07/2019 - 30/09/2019
12:00 | Fundación Torrente Ballester
Exhibition organized by the Royal Galician Academy of Fine Arts and the Gonzalo Torrente Ballester Foundation, with the collaboration of the Cervantes Institute and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the support of Tourism of Galicia - Xunta de Galicia. This exhibition is part of an...


Within de celebration of the 'Semana do patrimo io invisible' and on the occasion of the celebration of the 'Noite do Patrimonio do Grupo Cidades de Patrimonio de España', a new session of "Conversas no Claustro" will be held from 7pm, in which Mercedes Rosón, Councilor for...


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.
03/11/2019 - 06/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.