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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

- 9 December, 2018

Music

19/10/2018 - 27/12/2018
Sala Capitol
The Outono Códax Festival is back in the eighth edition of the Galician black music festival. And it will do so, once again, bringing the best of the genre to Galicia through its usual format, a cycle of four great concerts in which it will combine the most select sounds of soul,...
09/12/2018
20:30 | Casa das Crechas
The most international Galician jazz trio takes up residence in their home, Casa das Crechas. SUMRRÁ will review the most representative songs from their 5 albums. 15 years that lead SUMRRÁ working continuously and uninterrupted, making them a reference of made in Spain jazz. The...
09/12/2018
20:30 | Casa das Crechas
The most international Galician jazz trio takes up residence in their home, Casa das Crechas. SUMRRÁ will review the most representative songs from their 5 albums. 15 years that lead SUMRRÁ working continuously and uninterrupted, making them a reference of made in Spain jazz. The...

For children

06/12/2018 - 09/12/2018
Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Galicia
Once again this year, the Palacio de Congresos opens its doors to host a new edition of Divernadal, an event conceived for children to enjoy during the evenings of December's bank holiday.  Free play is accompanied by materials and resources selected on the basis of functional,...

Fairs

01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Crafts, design and activities for all audiences in Carreira do Conde.

Cinema

04/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The construction of the videographic image in Galicia from the nineteen-eighties to the present day resolves some creative and ideological issues, regarding commitments and social grievances and, of course, aesthetic issues too —thus, those concerning visual culture rooted in individual...

Sport

26/11/2018 - 05/01/2019
Área Central
The star activity this Christmas in the Central Area is the largest natural ice rink in Galicia installed in the Plaza de Europa, with its 1,200 square meters covered with a large tent.  
30/11/2018 - 27/01/2019
Parque de la Alameda
The ice skating rink returns to the Alameda de Compostela like every Christmas to delight young and old alike. + info

Others

01/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
This Nativity Scene is composed by more than 200 hand-made figures of clay and painted canvas. The figures are in movement, as well as the river and lighting, representing different scenes. The scenes are repeated every 4 minutes, simulating the day and night by the illumination and movement.

Announces

22/11/2018 - 13/01/2019
Rúa do Franco
Six bars in Rúa do Franco have a new promotion full of prizes for all their clients. From Thursday to Sunday, from 22 November to 13 January, for every €5 of consumption, a card will be handed out that customers will have to scratch to find out if they were lucky and win a prize,...

Exhibitions

24/04/2018 - 31/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
La simplicidad y lo justo en el collage de Amparo is a sample of collages in which the most minimalist works of Amparo Segarra are exhibited, where we find an apparent absence of narrative that challenges us to interpret their meaning. She is also accompanied by collages by Eugenio Granell,...
24/04/2018 - 31/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Granell, early 1920s is an exhibition in which Eugenio Granell is accompanied by the route he describes in his book Memorias de Compostela. Starting at number 6 of Rúa da Calderería, it runs through the streets of the Santiago that Granell knew as a child.
21/06/2018 - 31/05/2019
Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad de Santiago
The Asian wasp is an invasive alien species that currently poses one of the greatest threats to our biodiversity. Since it appeared in Galicia just 8 years ago, its expansion in our territory seems unstoppable and today it is present in more than 250 Galician town councils. For the realization...
22/06/2018 - 30/12/2018
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The experienced photographer from Compostela, Tino Martínez, offers with Caminantes an exhibition in which the pilgrim ceases to be an anonymous walker for a moment and becomes a protagonist of the Way that, with the experience offered by the pilgrimage, who manifests in front of the...
03/10/2018 - 09/12/2018
Zona C
The project was born with the intention of vindicating the geographical and geological memory of the Galician landscape and, in this way, to build a bridge between the past and the future of the ethno-archaeological elements lost in the mountains due to the urbanisation and...
04/10/2018 - 27/01/2019
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The illustrator Joaquín González Dorao presents his experience as a pilgrim through his drawings and watercolours. These make up a travel book in which he travels the French Way from Roncesvalles to Santiago.  Inspired by the Codex Calixtinus, with this exhibition he...
04/10/2018 - 09/12/2018
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition is the result of Denís Estévez's stay as resident artist at the Foundation between January and September 2018. The author defines this plastic project as a set of portraits that revolves around solitude in society; people who, voluntarily or out of duty, find...
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 ...
19/10/2018 - 20/01/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Bleda y Rosa. A Geography of Time is an exhibition of twenty-five years of photographic work by María Bleda (Castellón, 1969) and José María Rosa (Albacete, 1970) focusing on their series Campos de batalla (Battlefields). Started in 1994 and recently finished, their...
24/10/2018 - 03/02/2019
Auditorio de Galicia
The exhibition Territorios de intimidade tries to continue valuing the Galician creators who worked during the years of Franco's regime and to bring new thematic perspectives from which to analyse their works. All of them broke the thematic stereotypes traditionally associated with women...
26/10/2018 - 20/01/2019
Museo do Pobo Galego
The curators Antón Sobral and Hubert Huber collaborated in the selection of artists from Galicia and Bavaria that make up Wanderlust Galicia-Baviera, each focusing on one of the territories. The proposals included range from painting to sculpture, photography to installations, all by...
26/10/2018 - 10/12/2018
Trinta
Ex oriente lux is a project started during my residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris where, guided by my interest in the invisible face of the existence and my research for new ways of decoding reality far from the hegemonic discourse, I was investigating the theoretical...
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...
09/11/2018 - 03/02/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The work of Julião Sarmento is shaped from the borderline. Many of his works contain images of images which, while inter-related, also function independently, embracing the ambiguity of their meaning. They are microstories that take on the multiple potential of cinema, somewhere between...
16/11/2018 - 15/12/2018
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
The exhibition of the Vigo artist José Telmo Lodeiro is composed of 24 paintings, dated between 1971 and 1995. It is organized in three series that, chronologically, may overlap on some occasion. One of them is the series of landscapes, another is the series Futuro and, finally, works...
16/11/2018 - 11/01/2019
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
Ramón Conde, a renowned artist with an extensive professional career, presents his latest works, with a theme focused on emphasizing the subconscious or what is most accessible to us about him, dreams, delirious images and in general all content that can bypass rational control. The...
16/11/2018 - 13/01/2019
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
Nicolás González Aller presents in the cultural space of the Monastery of San Martín Pinario his new collection of paintings collected under the title Unha leira na lúa. An exhibition conceived as a tribute to his great-uncle Ramón Mª Aller, a famous...
19/11/2018 - 08/01/2019
Auditorio de Galicia
Accompanying the opening ceremony and the Foro Negro III to be held on Saturday 15 December, in the main corridor of the Auditorium of Galicia will be located a series of information panels on the project  Unha Gran Burla Negra. Creatividade popular e memoria do Prestige (2002 – 2019).
22/11/2018 - 15/05/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
This collective exhibition is the result of a joint, interdisciplinary creative process in which artists and organizers have discussed the genre and how to undo it. Each participant has contributed their own particular vision, in order to offer the viewer a starting point from which to question...
22/11/2018 - 08/01/2019
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
Composed by typewriters, original posters and other curious elements that come from the Sirvent Collection, the Olivetti, a unidade na diversidade exhibition pays tribute to the Italian company that managed to manufacture typewriters for almost a century. During this time they were able to...
23/11/2018 - 09/01/2019
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition brings together a selection of drawings from the three editions of Illustrated Compostela: 2016, 2017 and 2018. A hundred works by 32 artists, including Miguelanxo Prado, Javier Mariscal, Catel Muller, Mr. Zé and the Japanese Ikeda Munehiro. Through this initiative, the...
27/11/2018 - 22/12/2018
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Coinciding with the anniversary of the current Spanish Constitution in the Pedagogical Museum of Galicia you will be able to see a small sample of materials linked to the education of the 70's and early 80's: the School in the Transition.
29/11/2018 - 30/01/2019
Hotel Virxe da Cerca ****
This exhibition brings together works by the sculptor Francisco Pazos and the painter Mila Vázquez. Francisco Pazos is one of the references of Galician sculpture. He works with granite, wood and bronze, combining figuration and abstraction, standing out for a contemporary...
29/11/2018 - 16/12/2018
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution, the exhibition O camiño á Constitución nas caricaturas de Siro is inaugurated: a selection of drawings by the Galician painter, caricaturist and writer Siro López, related to the period of the...
04/12/2018 - 20/12/2018
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
05/12/2018 - 05/01/2019
During the Christmas holidays, art will take the street as an exhibition space. The creations, in the different disciplines (painting, sculpture, photography and installations), will be exhibited in 100 shops in the commercial area of the Ensanche.  Local, national and international...

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