Renowned organists perform in the Cathedral and monumental churches, accompanied by chamber ensembles. A series of spring concerts in May, summer concerts in August and autumn concerts in October.
Santiago becomes the world capital of magic with a week devoted to conjuring and more than 40 shows by international magicians. School performances, street shows and magic evenings in clubs. Several venues.
An annual event for New Circus lovers, who can share brief numbers -juggling, clowns, acrobats...- rehearse collaborations and celebrate the vitality of the circus arts along with invited international artists.
Organizer: Sala Nasa
Telephone: 981 57 39 98
Folk music from Galicia –Celtic- and the rest of the world. Roots and tradition, innovation and experimentation come together in the city squares.
Organizer: Concello de Santiago.
During summer, the festival promotes creative dialogue among artists from different cultures and disciplines (music, theatre, circus, clown) in a hundred outdoor performances. Old town and parks.
Organiser: Concello de Santiago.
Four days of theatre for children.
Chamber music series featuring new talents. Free admission.
Coinciding with Holy Week, the festival features free concerts in the city’s monumental churches. Medieval “cantigas” along with baroque and Renaissance masterpieces coexist with the spiritual tradition of different cultures, religions and continents, performed by renowned ensembles and artists, often for the first time in Spain.
Organizer: Consorcio de Santiago
Fair featuring plays by university theatre groups from all over Galicia.
Organizer: Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre.
Organizer: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.
Annual fair that is held in the city’s most emblematic park, where you can find bargains in a great variety of publications, including books about Santiago and Galicia. Numerous activities, which vary from day to day, are held in connection with the book fair.
Recent publications at bargain prices, decades- and even centuries-old books, documents about Santiago and Galicia… A good excuse for visiting one of the city’s best parks in spring.
Summer classical music festival linked to Santiago and its pilgrim routes; it stands out due to the exceptional quality of its programme, highly renowned throughout Europe.
From its more than 20 concerts (90% are free), more than a third are held in Santiago de Compostela, presenting a history of music by the world’s best classical groups.
Via Stellae combines Renaissance and vanguard, European and Galician composers, opera and chamber music, sacred music, premieres and, above all, the only concerts of their kind in Spain.
Organised by: Teresa Berganza Lyrical Galician Association and Xunta de Galicia.
An annual event that has been held in Santiago de Compostela since 1957; it provides Spanish music training to professional and student performers from all over the world. During the course, concerts are held in singular venues (indoor and outdoor) in the old town.
Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to puppets.
Organizer: Asociación Cultural Barriga Verde
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.