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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

27/10/2018
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,...
09/11/2018
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...

Shows

08/09/2018
12:45 | Plaza del Obradoiro
Over 400 participants from the carnivals declared Event of Tourist Interest from: Xinzo de Limia, Verín, Laza, Viana do Bolo, Manzaneda, Maceda, Vilariño de Conso, Cobres and Xenerais do Ulla; and the guests of this year, the Volantes from Chantada, the ...

For children

22/11/2018
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...

Fairs

25/07/2018
Plaza de Mazarelos
Event organized by Compostela Literaria that aims to make the cultural sector of Compostela visible. It has a books market and other parallel activities.

Festival

29/09/2018
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

31/10/2018
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...

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. 
19/07/2019 - 31/07/2019
The traditional celebrations of the Apostle of Santiago de Compostela will be held from July 19 to 31 with such outstanding artists as Xoel López, La Casa Azul, LAMODA, Budiño, The Main Squeeze, Zalon Thompson, Leilia, Papaya, or the Royal Philharmonic of Galicia. The program...

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  

Guided visits

27/07/2018
18:00
Turismo de Santiago organizes for the first time the Dialogued Visit between Rosalía and Valle with the aim of offering free, innovative and different guided tours, designed for a cultural and family audience, interested in discovering Santiago from the perspective of two of the main...
29/07/2018
18:00
Turismo de Santiago organizes for the first time the Dialogued Visit between Rosalía and Valle with the aim of offering free, innovative and different guided tours, designed for a cultural and family audience, interested in discovering Santiago from the perspective of two of the main...
29/09/2018
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...

Conferences

23/11/2018
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...

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

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...
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
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
Presentation of the exhibition Magic Galicia: Pilgrimages and Sanctuaries. Gustav Henningsen, ethnographic photographs (1965-1968) +info

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