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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

- 14 February, 2020

Music

14/02/2020
22:00 | Moon Music Club
TOXO is a kick in the teeth, a tremendously powerful sound, a very personal voice, and lyrics that turn everything upside down. This group of Galician origin and members from 3 countries, has grown under the influence of the great "power trio" of Hard Rock, Heavy Metal and Rock&Roll. A...
14/02/2020
22:30 | Sónar
They make rabidly new music, as far removed from the pseudo-epic monotheme of national indie as from the fauna that corresponds to them by age. Sergio (vocals and guitar), Dani (drums) and Juan (synthesizers and backing vocals) make up The Levitants, a trio from Valladolid whose dark and...
14/02/2020
21:15 | Sala Capitol
Ruxe Ruxe is undoubtedly the reference band of Galician rock. With 23 years of career, 12 LPs in the market and more than two hundred original songs published, they are in their best moment. With renewed energy, they present their new album.    

Theatre

10/02/2020 - 14/02/2020
21:00 | Salón Teatro
As every year comes the International Festival of University Theatre, which on this occasion brings guests from Portugal, Lithuania and Almería, with works of great interest and quality

For children

14/02/2020
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
With the beginning of Carnival, MUPEGA organizes an activity with this theme, for which children between the ages of 6 and 9 are invited.

Sport

15/11/2019 - 01/03/2020
11:00 | Centro Comercial Área Central
The ice rink of 'Central Area' returns, with about 1200 square meters, it is positioned as the largest natural ice rink in Galicia. It will be located in the Plaza de Europa (Central Plaza of the 'Area Central' Shopping Center) from November 15 to March 1. +info

Fiestas

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...

Cultural centres

01/01/2020 - 30/06/2020
In this semester, the line of work in the playrooms of the Sociocultural Centres of Santiago de Compostela will revolve around the natural world, and will focus on the four elements that make it up: earth, air, water and fire. Moreover, both workshops and games will be organized by thematic...

Exhibitions

11/01/2019 - 31/03/2020
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
The 'Museo Pedagóxico de Galicia' hosts a temporary exhibition that seeks to assess the historical educational heritage that houses the Historical Institutes of Galicia. This exhibition will allow discovering interesting pieces from the libraries, laboratories and cabinets of the six...
27/09/2019 - 23/02/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
In this exhibition, Christian Villamide (Lugo, 1966), addresses the distance we people usually put between us and the territory we live in, focusing the spotlight on the force and violence we subject nature to.  From an artistic, visual, multidisciplinary language, Villamide evokes...
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...
22/11/2019 - 01/03/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Jesús Madriñán (Santiago de Compostela, 1984) has one of the sharpest eyes for photography of the current panorama. His work has focused primarily on a reinterpretation of the portrait understood as an intermediate link between the psychological genre and the archive of...
25/11/2019 - 30/06/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Primores do múltiplo: encadernación e coleccionismo na Biblioteca de Galicia proposes to the visitor an approach to the technique of the binding, as much from the point of view of who chose for his private libraries certain creations with which they were considered to be ...
16/01/2020 - 16/02/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
In the words of Xurxo Lobato, the Luis Ksado Photographic Creation Award seeks to "Document through photography. To impact through the pain of the victims. To recover our silenced historical memory. To portray in an anthropological way the Galician girls and boys.  To travel to show us ...
16/01/2020 - 14/03/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
An exhibition by the painter Pedro Ávila Durán, who has a long career and is known for his still lifes with everyday objects.    
17/01/2020 - 14/02/2020
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Through drawings, paintings and installations, in a versatile and polyhedral exhibition, Noya brings together different reflections on the idea of vacuity, the fragility of life and the appearance of things, to tense and question the visiting public, through emotions, drives and common places.
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 - 14/03/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
The exhibition includes a representative selection of the legacy of this humanist as it is preserved in the historical background of the USC. Some of the exhibits are unique pieces in Spain, according to the curator of the exhibition, as is the case with his edition of Dictys Cretensis, which...
23/01/2020 - 31/12/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The Council of Santiago and the Eugenio Granell Foundation are hosting, at the latter's headquarters, the works of the Maside Legacy, acquired by the Consorcio de Santiago and the Deputación da Coruña, with the exhibition "Carlos Maside. [Patrimonio de Galicia]". The exhibition...
24/01/2020 - 15/02/2020
Parque de la Alameda
A total of 80 large format images summarize what was 2019. A photographic account that can be seen until February 15th.  Each image is accompanied by an explanatory text and the date it was taken. They are distributed in 20 cubes of metallic structure, of meter and a half wide by...
27/01/2020 - 15/03/2020
Bibliographic exhibition
06/02/2020 - 16/03/2020
Trinta
As a plastic artist, he has been trained in Spain and Italy, and is already, in the words of the Spanish critic Juan Manuel Bonet, one of the most personal voices within the field of Spanish figurative painting, which is committed to the thematic and compositional renewal of the eternal and...
08/02/2020 - 12/04/2020
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
The DIDAC Foundation Collection is a legacy under construction that was born with the mission of projecting design and contemporary art. With the intention of generating a visual and documentary map of what has happened fundamentally since the nineteen-seventies until today, this collection...