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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 7 December, 2018

Music

08/12/2018
20:30 | Sala Capitol
Koma return to the stage after almost 6 years of inactivity. The band created in 1995 released 8 albums until 2012 when it was dissolved. But nothing is forever, the desire to play together again has made the band meet again and present the first dates of their tour. Koma were referents in...
08/12/2018
19:00 | Multiusos Fontes do Sar
The mythical heavy metal band Helloween will be at the Multiusos Fontes do Sar in what will be their only concert in the whole Peninsula. The German band will make a stop inside their Pumpkins United tour in which all their original members will be present.
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...
11/12/2018
19:00 | Sala Capitol
Alestorm the British folk/metal band and its characteristic pirate metal will visit several cities on the peninsula this December, so that you can become a real pirate with them. They've already convinced hundreds of thousands of people around the world that it's great to wear a pirate hat...
12/12/2018
22:30 | Casa das Crechas
The formation born at Casa das Crechas fills the pub with traditional music every Wednesday.
13/12/2018
21:00 | Casa das Crechas
After years of sharing diverse musical experiences, these three great musicians decide to set up their own artistic project, motivated by their mutual admiration and friendship. United also by the wood of their instruments and with a common musical conception, they fuse diverse concepts in...
14/12/2018 - 15/12/2018
19:30 | Iglesia de As Ánimas
The Choirs of Compostela join forces for another year to offer two musical evenings. The voluntary entrance will be a donation for the maintenance of the Economic Kitchen and the hostel of San Francisco.
14/12/2018
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Band created in Madrid in 2012, when Nina de Juan shows her compositions to Paco López and Ekain Elorza and the three are encouraged to harmonize them and create a new group. It is not until the end of 2015 that they decide to record their first album North, a self-released album...
16/12/2018
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...
18/12/2018
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Since 1996 the big family of Paluso celebrates its traditional Christmas Eve dinner and Christmas's lunch free and open to anyone who wants to share these dates with the largest family in Compostela. And one more year, the friends of the Coro da Ra bring us a supportive night not to lose,...
19/12/2018
22:30 | Casa das Crechas
The formation born at Casa das Crechas fills the pub with traditional music every Wednesday.
20/12/2018
21:30 | Sala Malatesta
Esteban & Manuel recover the spirit of verbena with the rhythm of cumbia and autotune. A Latin rapture concentrated on the album La banda sonora de tu día a día (La Melona, 2017) that explodes in each of their concerts. They just announced their farewell, so it's a unique...
20/12/2018
22:00 | Sónar
The princes of light music temporarily return to the road. Tony Lomba & Elio dos Santos return to the stage. Two myths come together to sing the hymns with which they astonished the world, now with their new hit 'Un respetito para Rosalía'.
20/12/2018
21:00 | Casa das Crechas
Aló Django is a Galician project that seeks inspiration from jazz and the music of the Central European manouche gypsies: the so-called gypsy swing, a lyrical, cheerful and acoustic style whose greatest representative is the mythical guitarist Django Reinhardt. Besides, Aló...
21/12/2018
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Performer, musician and composer, Fredi Leis started playing the piano from a very early age in a self-taught way. Since his debut in 2015, the singer-songwriter has not stopped publishing songs that have brought a breath of fresh air to the national pop scene. Now the Galician artist ...
23/12/2018
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...
27/12/2018
20:30 | Sala Capitol
The Galician festival of black music will close its 8th edition with a final concert in homage to Aretha Franklin. Four of the best vocalists of the current state soul scene will pay tribute to the queen of soul. Mayka Edjole (The Sweet Vandals), Shirley Davis (Shirley Davis & The...
28/12/2018
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The concert by the Municipal Band of Music of Santiago on the occasion of the Christmas celebrations will count on the voices of the Cantorum Compostellana Coniunctio.
28/12/2018
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The Strauss Festival Orchestra is the most famous production in Europe, backed by 28 years of success and 5 million spectators worldwide. This production has received a standing ovation in large halls all over Europe.  The programme, inspired by the traditional musical event held...
29/12/2018
21:30 | Sala Malatesta
The Bar-Tolo celebrates its 25th anniversary with 20 concerts spread over 4 different days in the Sala Malatesta in Compostela.
30/12/2018
19:30 | Sala Capitol
Xabier Díaz & Adufeiras de Salitre present 'Noró', with the subtitle 'Algunhas musicas do norte', their new album after the success of 'The Tambourine Man' with more than 70 concerts made, visiting Norway, Algiers, Portugal, France, Scotland , Belgium ... An emotional journey...
30/12/2018
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...
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...
03/01/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
One of the most powerful rock bands in history and all their hits are back onstage with Break Free. This band manages to capture both the original sound and the very personal style and staging that catapulted Queen to international fame, and recreates the rock opera songs, universal anthems and...
03/01/2019
19:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The Cardinal Quiroga Choir of the Cathedral of Santiago offers a Christmas concert in favor of Manos Unidas in the Church of the University.
04/01/2019
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
This classical guitar recital is part of the Novos talentos da guitarra cycle, which is held every January with students linked to the city of Santiago who are making a name for themselves in their professional careers. The performers will be Luis Alonso Cruz Ramos and Álvaro...
04/01/2019
22:30 | Sónar
The city two biggest blues bands, the Bakin' Blues Band and the Resaca Brothers join forces to turn Sala Sónar into a Chicago neighborhood bar.
04/01/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Under the title Noites en Viena! (Noites in Vienna!), the programme, very typical of these festive dates, will allow you to take a tour of the most popular waltzes and polkas of the Strauss family, under the baton of Paul Daniel.
08/01/2019
21:00 | Modus Vivendi
Circum is the name of the musical residency project developed in the Modus Vivendi in the first months of 2019. Four bands creating and growing before the eyes of the public, performing a known but different repertoire every night for two Sundays and two Tuesdays each month.
10/01/2019
22:00 | Moon Music Club
Iratxo is the self-produced and self-published project of Juan Manuel Cifuentes formed in 2007 that mixes rock, ska, reggae, rumba... with critical, subtle, nonconformist and poetic lyrics. He presents his new album Pa' bestias no hay senderos.
10/01/2019
22:00 | Fraggle Rock
Compostela Swing Jam comes back. Ismael Cabaleiro (violin), David Regueiro (guitar) and David Tato (guitar) will open the Jam with classic themes from Gypsy Jazz. Afterwards, all those who want to play will be given the chance to do so.
10/01/2019
21:30 | A Medusa
Exchanging with Latin American music, soul, funky, folklore... From all this comes the sound that Sheila Patricia now has with her band. World music, powerful sound, with rock/funky tints, but preserving the root. In 2017 her band was formed, changing from a more jazz sound to a more electric...
10/01/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Mississippi Gospel Choir is made up of 20 artists who manage to capture the history of Gospel in a unique journey through the roots of this music. With famous songs they transmit a message of peace and solidarity beyond all borders, creating authentic hymns that spread enthusiasm to the public.
11/01/2019
21:00 | Sónar
The Estonian band, made up of three guitarists who love reverberation, a drummer and the magnetic voice of singer Eliann Tulve, will present at Sonar Compostela the compositions of their latest album, Slow Sundown, a sober wonder in which we will find echoes of Slowdive, Lush, Pale Saints,...
12/01/2019
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Without a doubt, this is one of the albums and tours of the year. A work that without pretension, is authentic, true and entertaining. And there is no better entertainment than the one that doesn't cheat. With Carlos Tarque there is no trap or cardboard, but there is a lot of heart. In...
13/01/2019
20:30 | Modus Vivendi
Circum is the name of the musical residency project developed in the Modus Vivendi in the first months of 2019. Four bands creating and growing before the eyes of the public, performing a known but different repertoire every night for two Sundays and two Tuesdays each month.
17/01/2019
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of the exhibition Castelao Maxistral, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, with Paul Daniel as its titular conductor, will offer a concert at the Museo Centro Gaiás with a very special programme based on an anthology of works and authors through we will be able to ...
17/01/2019
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Rels B is one of the worst kept secrets of hip hop in Spanish. He has more than 20 videos that surpass the million hits -several even surpassing 10 million-, his tours in Spain and Latin America hang the poster of "Sold Out" with weeks in advance, is respected by the old and new hip hop guard...
19/01/2019
19:30 | Sala Capitol
The metal band Toundra have just released a new album called Vortex, the fifth of their career, which has undoubtedly become one of the albums of the year. After their extensive tour of Europe and summer festivals, they return in winter to the northwest of the peninsula to present this new work...
25/01/2019 - 26/01/2019
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Vitalist, cheerful, expansive... Andrés Suárez returns with El corazón me arde, the first preview of his new album, which will be released next June. Electric guitars and organs drive this powerful theme with a treatment of authentic rock, a song that leaves behind old...
26/01/2019
Sala Malatesta
01/03/2019
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Rhodes has become one of the main disseminators of classical music in the world, thanks to his tours and concerts in all kinds of festivals and halls, and several documentaries about his figure filmed with the complicity of British television channels. Revered by critics for his irreverent and...
11/04/2019 - 20/04/2019
From April 11 to 20, the fourth edition of the cycle 'De lugares e órganos' with concerts, itineraries to discover the  heritage,  projections and conversations with artists is celebrated. +Info      
13/04/2019
21:00 | Sala Capitol
'Familia Caamagno' presents their new album 'Había que intentalo' with a concert in the Sala Capitol in which 'Oh Ayatollah' will also participate. +Info
13/04/2019
21:00
The Municipal Band of Santiago offers a special Easter concert in the Monastery of San Domingos de Bonaval.
26/04/2019
22:00 | Sala Capitol
Compostela musician Adrián Costa returns home for Christmas. It will be the premiere of his new proposal, with a new band and a new repertoire full of surprises... If with Adrián Costa & The Criers he has already made a leap from music with black roots to rock, now he's making...
23/05/2019
19:45 | Auditorio de Galicia
The Franco-German violencellist Nicolas Altstaedt will conduct the RFG tonight. In the talk prior to the start of the concert, the teacher will discuss with the audience the program and the qualities of the cello, an instrument in which he is virtuous.
25/05/2019
19:30 | O Xardín de Julia
Monographic event dedicated to portugal and organized by Desconcierto Cultural.   +Info
01/06/2019
20:30 | Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
This Cycle, organized by the group Cities Patrimony of the Humanity of Spain in collaboration with the Superior School of Music Reina Sofía, takes a selection of the best chamber music to historical, civil and religious spaces of the 15 Spanish cities included in the UNESCO...
12/06/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 12-06: *19:30h-21h: DJ Russinha *21h: Concert - Mula (Electronic. Futuristc Caribe. República Dominicana) *Guest chef: Rafa Centeno - Maruja Limón (Vigo) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and savories during its delivery...
07/08/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 07-08:  *19:30h-21h:DJ Tristón *21h: Concert - Blanco Palamera (Inditronic. Dream-Pop. Galicia) *Guest chef: Kike Piñeiro - A Horta do Obradoiro  (Santiago de Compostela) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies...
04/09/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 04-09: *19:30h-21h: DJ Fixemberg *21h: Concert - Selvática (Pop. Post-Punk. Tropic. Galicia) *Guest chef: Álvaro Víctoriano -  Peculiar (A Coruña) The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and...
18/10/2019
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
notiNHas 18-10: *19:30h-21h: DJ Manuele Caamagno *21h: Concert - Los Bengala (Rock&Roll felino. Garage. Aragón) *Guest chef: Juan Crujeiras - Bido (A Coruña)   The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers melodies and savories during...

Dance

02/01/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Often considered the epitome of classical ballets, THE SWAN LAKE is a tale of love, betrayal and triumph of good over evil.
25/04/2019
Teatro Principal
EntreSoños is a 70-80 minute work of Galician dance and traditional music, with an artistic cast of 3 dancers/singers: Fran Sieira, Aida Tarrío and Xisco Feijoó, to the sound of the music of the multidisciplinary composer and musician Anxo Pintos, all within a scenic ...

Theatre

11/01/2019 - 12/01/2019
20:30 | Salón Teatro
Masa Madre + Sal Marina is the title of a song, the song that was born from the meeting of Cristina and Manuel. Manuel and Cristina met and decided they wanted to do theater together. Then they decided that they preferred to forget theater and dedicate themselves to music, compensating their...
13/01/2019
18:00 | Salón Teatro
Eso que vi is a scenic piece to be activated in public or read alone that shows the influence of the images of Mexican television and cinema on the body of exiled artist Estanislao Barrientos. Using resources from the novel, chronicle, thriller and ecphrase, Barrientos describes passages from...
17/01/2019
20:30 | Salón Teatro
O que segue is a question that I will try to answer in many ways until I realize it can't be done. And then it will be something else. It pretends to be a wonderful piece, a good show, one of those that you see and flip in colors. During the processes a lot of images of success come to mind,...
24/01/2019 - 25/01/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In an immense, accurate and masterful way, Valle-Inclán braids in the three works that make up this show the only two motors that move the human world, greed and lust with their inevitable final transit: death. From the singular and poetic; "Ligazón" (play for silhouettes),...
22/04/2019 - 16/05/2019
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info
09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
A woman who bears on her body the imprint of obstetric violence suffered during pregnancy and childbirth tells her story in a direct, open and self-critical way. A story constructed while the wound is still open, because the sequels have not yet been repaired and her testimony will have all the...

Shows

10/12/2018
22:00 | Dado-Dadá Jazz Club
A night of improvisation in which each day is unique and unrepeatable, each show is born and dies in the hour and a half that the show lasts. The company IMPROvisibles (Cayetano Lledó, Gandalf Gambarte, Paulo Rubal, Carlos Morales, Jacobo Barros and Victor Castro) establishes their...
13/12/2018
21:30 | Dado-Dadá Jazz Club
Darwin Awards is the result of harvesting stories about death in Galicia and across its borders. With the excuse of an awards ceremony, in which the award will be a scythe, Carmen Conde is going to bring us one of the taboos, as well as one of the most deeply rooted traditions in our land. This...
Free
17/12/2018 - 23/12/2018
Ten circus, dance, music and theatre shows on six different stages. It is the proposal of the Department of Cultural Action of the City of Compostela in the program FestAlegre, which will take place in the week of 17 to 23 December.
17/12/2018
22:00 | Dado-Dadá Jazz Club
A night of improvisation in which each day is unique and unrepeatable, each show is born and dies in the hour and a half that the show lasts. The company IMPROvisibles (Cayetano Lledó, Gandalf Gambarte, Paulo Rubal, Carlos Morales, Jacobo Barros and Victor Castro) establishes their...
22/12/2018 - 13/01/2019
18:00 | Salgueiriños
Circo Evolution is a magical show with choreographers, artistic direction and an incomparable soundtrack. This Christmas they arrive in Santiago de Compostela to present their new show Imaginatio.
27/12/2018
18:30 | Teatro Principal
Isabel Risco will present this solidarity gala with Palestine Festiclown organized by Pallasos in rebellion. A show full of humour, magic, music and circus, with the presence of Pablo Díaz, Assircópatas, Sue Moreno, Yolanda Paz, Sempre Arriba and Coro da Rá.
14/01/2019
22:00 | Dado-Dadá Jazz Club
A night of improvisation in which each day is unique and unrepeatable, each show is born and dies in the hour and a half that the show lasts. The company IMPROvisibles (Cayetano Lledó, Gandalf Gambarte, Paulo Rubal, Carlos Morales, Jacobo Barros and Victor Castro) establishes their...
08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
The Circo Mágico continues its tour throughout Spain, with more than 150,000 spectators in the capital, and will now make the whole family enjoy the Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Galicia. Here you can learn the story of the First Magician, told by a Magic Tree, and how he came...

Storytelling

15/12/2018
18:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.
22/12/2018
18:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.

For children

12/12/2018 - 21/12/2018
Centro Sociocultural O Ensanche
12/12/2018 - 04/01/2019
The magical character of the old charcoal maker who, on the night of the 24th of Christmas, descends from the Courel mountains to bring him closer to the chestnut children and good wishes, will visit Compostela, will walk through the neighbourhoods and parishes and, on the afternoon of the 21st...
14/12/2018
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Once again this year the Mupega celebrates Christmas with a fun activity that will consist of creating and decorating a Christmas tree for the museum. Activity for children from 6 to 10 years old.
14/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade do Nadal do Gaiás opens its doors on the afternoon of 14 December with the lighting of the outdoor lighting which, inspired by a star-laden sky, will guide visitors to the Museo Centro Gaiás. Once inside the museum, we will be immersed in a stage full of light and...
15/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
15/12/2018
11:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.
22/12/2018 - 04/01/2019
Salón Teatro
For the third consecutive year, the Centro Dramático Galego is committed to the creation of new audiences, paying special attention to the smallest and most demanding spectators. Taking advantage of the fact that girls and boys have more time at Christmas, this cycle offers some of the...
22/12/2018 - 23/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
22/12/2018
11:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago launches a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to the youngest and their family environment.
22/12/2018
Auditorio de Galicia
A day of activities for families who want to socialize children in Galician language (recommended age 0-6). Music, stories, dance, workshops, talks and entertainment spaces. Admission is free and until the full capacity of each space.
22/12/2018 - 29/12/2018
Sede SGAE/Fundación Autor
This Christmas, the SGAE Foundation has reserved a cycle of puppets for children and their families.
26/12/2018 - 30/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
30/12/2018
18:30 | Teatro Principal
A Galiña Azul is a show that talks about diversity and solidarity, aimed at children and families, which uses various techniques of manipulation of dolls, acting, music and songs.
02/01/2019 - 04/01/2019
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
04/01/2019
17:30 | Auditorio Abanca
With the collaboration of the foundation Crecer Jugando and its campaing un juguete una ilusión, RNE, the campaign Juega y Recicla, the National Association of Toy Manufacturers and Injusa, arrives NAVILAND: el lugar dónde viven los Reyes Magos: A show where the children will be...
05/01/2019
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
06/01/2019 - 07/01/2019
Recinto Ferial de Amio
It opens at the Recinto Ferial de Amio Santiago Park, an amusement park organized by the International Fair of Galicia ABANCA, and has a wide variety of attractions, including a grasshopper, sliders, inflatables, jungle, worm, mini scalextric, children's bull, sweeper and track cars. To them...
12/01/2019
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
19/01/2019
18:30 | Teatro Principal
After touring the Galician stages with the show of the children's book-record Estamos no verán!, Xoán Curiel e a Banda do Verán dare with a new, terrifying and fun adventure: A Casa do Terror. The members d´A Banda do Verán have a long way through all the...
19/01/2019
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
26/01/2019
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Every Saturday of the year (except July and August), storytelling activities for children at 12.00 in the Assembly Hall.
30/01/2019
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Workshop in charge of Mekané, to celebrate the Illustration Day. We will learn about the work of monks in a medieval Scriptorium as copyists of manuscripts. We will also talk about the making of parchments, ink, even the copyists' benches. We will study the illumination of the texts, the...
16/02/2019
18:30 | Teatro Principal
A show born to pay tribute to the disappeared Pavillón Lino of A Coruña, a cultural space of modernist aesthetics dedicated to all kinds of artistic activities, theatre, cinema, dance, puppets, comedians, automatons...  A thrilling comedy of varieties through which will...

Fairs

14/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
Museo do Pobo Galego
The originality and talent have their own appointment, the Mercado da Estrela, a multidisciplinary space that in addition to the creative fair, in which the creators and entrepreneurs from Galicia present their products in the cloister of the Museo do Pobo Galego, Zona C and the Casa do...
15/12/2018 - 16/12/2018
Casa Celsa
Market in which animal welfare associations come together to sell their second-hand products and handicrafts, while offering information on how they work, their needs, the animals they have welcomed and are looking for adoption and so on. There will be other activities such as veterinary...
28/04/2019 - 05/05/2019
Parque de la Alameda
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. At the Book Fair there...

Festival

08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
Sixth edition of the International Festival of Tango in Compostela that every year organizes the association Compostela Tango Club. As in previous editions it has the presence of dancers and musicians of international renown to give seminars, perform shows, and select the best tangos to dance....

Cinema

20/05/2019 - 24/05/2019
The Araguaney Foundation presents the second Latin American Film Festival. Reviewing the recent history of countries like Nicaragua, Brazil or Uruguay, you will know the wildest part of the continent and vibrate with the most amazing cultural traditions. +Info

Presentations

26/12/2018
The animal shelter of Bando presents its Benefic Calendar to give diffusion to the work that develops this center with abandoned animals. In this event throughout the day we can participate in various talks and performances of magic, theater and music.

Celebrations

13/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication. The ice rink and the Carreira do Conde market are joined by the Bosque dos Xogos in the Praza do Obradoiro, which this year has slides, tunnels and popular games for children and the...
05/01/2019
18:00 | Estación de Tren de Santiago de Compostela
A viaxe das marabillas is the motto chosen for the The Magi parade. The Three Wise Men will arrive on this occasion accompanied by the characters from Lewis Carrol's tale Alice in Wonderland: Alice, the crazy sombreireiro, the queen of hearts, the rabbit... They will occupy one of the six...
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..
14/05/2019 - 24/05/2019
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Program of activities organized by the 'Museo Pedagóxico de Galicia' for the celebration of the International Museum Day 2019. +Info

Fiestas

31/12/2018
23:15 | Plaza del Obradoiro
The party starts at 23:15 with the distribution of the bags of grapes and cotillion and the concert by the band The Agapornis. From 01:00, DJ Mil presents Phonorama in the Plaza de Cervantes.
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...
29/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Celebration of the Ascensión festive celebrations. The programme includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young a lot of attractions in the Alameda. In 2019 Compostela will celebrate the Feast of the Ascension from May 29 to June 2, with a program designed for a diverse...

Guided visits

10/05/2019 - 28/06/2019
"Viernes Troyano": Visita teatralizada al Museo Casa de la Troya
Guided visits to the 'Compostela of La Casa de la Troya'. +Info

Cultural centres

25/03/2019 - 15/09/2019
Centro Abanca Obra Social
Art and music are given by hand through the cultural project Sonoro Empeño, which offers a compendium of diverse activities with axis in the homonymous exhibition that has some of the most outstanding works of the Art Collection of ABANCA. A universe of experiences oriented to...

Meetings

24/01/2019
18:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The Museo do Pobo hosts a new edition of the Café da Memoria, this time dedicated to the workers of the canning factories. The activity will be divided into two sessions and will also have a small exhibition in the Sala do Mar that will complement the theme of the Café da Memoria.

Exhibitions

13/12/2018 - 15/02/2019
Trinta
The Parque Natural series consists of twelve photographs offering different views of a fictitious natural park. A path and a river run through each image, proposing a route through a succession of scenes: idealised landscapes constructed from stereotypes, pictorial references and visual...
19/12/2018
Recinto Ferial de Amio
The main hall of the Amio fairgrounds hosts the exhibition Anacos do rural de Compostela e A Coruña, a selection of photographic collections belonging to the multimedia edition Galicia na memoria, a photographic and cinematographic anthology of Galicia elaborated thanks to the...
20/12/2018 - 13/01/2019
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Once again this year the Eugenio Granell Foundation presents the 15th edition of the School Art Contest. Visitors to the Granell Foundation will be able to admire the works submitted to the competition, in which a total of 7 prizes are awarded, taking into account age and technique, in the...
11/01/2019 - 11/12/2019
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...
08/02/2019 - 10/06/2019
11:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Exhibition by the artist Loreto Martínez Troncoso curated by Chus Martínez Domínguez. It will be exhibited at the CGAC from February 8 to June 10. +Info
15/02/2019 - 01/09/2019
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
'Value e mestría. Galicia como fútbol 'is the most ambitious exhibition about the phenomenon of football in Galicia, both in historical travel and in the number of pieces: 300, of which 200 are original. The exhibition begins in 1876, the year in which the first reference to the...
21/02/2019 - 23/06/2019
Auditorio de Galicia
The Auditorio de Galicia inaugurates the exhibition 'Formas do diseño. Galicia XXI, produced by the Auditorio and the DIDAC Foundation. The exhibition highlights Galician design. +Info
09/03/2019 - 16/06/2019
12:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Curator: Anne Heyvaert, Santiago Olmo Artist: René Heyvaert March 9 - June 16  + Info
15/03/2019 - 16/06/2019
10:30 | Monasterio de San Martiño Pinario
An inspiring journey through innovation, creativity, science and technology through the works and achievements of Leonardo da Vinci.
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...
16/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
09:00 | Centro Comercial Área Central
The corridors of Area Central gather until Sunday June 2nd a selection of nine carriages that make up the exhibition 'History and tradition of the horse carriage'; a historical show that makes a tour of the different means of transport that were used before the arrival of the motor vehicle. +Info

Religious

12/04/2019 - 28/04/2019
April 12  9:30 pm. Church of San Miguel dos Agros. Procession of 'Virgen de los Dolores' April 14. Palm Sunday  10:45 am. Church of Orden Franciscana Seglar (Third Order of St. Francis). Procession of The Entry Into Jerusalem 6:00 pm. Church of...
12/04/2019
21:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Friday, April 12, 2019: PROCESION OF "LA VIRGEN DE LOS DOLORES" Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
14/04/2019
18:00 | Iglesia de As Ánimas
Palm Sunday, April, 14 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LA ESPERANZA'  Brotherhood of 'La Esperanza'
14/04/2019
10:45 | Iglesia de la Tercera Orden
Sunday, April, 14 2019: PROCESSION OF THE ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM “Orden Franciscana Seglar” (Third Order of St. Francis)  
15/04/2019
21:30 | Iglesia de Santa María do Camiño
Monday, April, 15 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LA HUMILDAD' Brotherhood of 'La Humildad'
16/04/2019
22:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Tuesday, April, 16 2019: PROCESIÓN OF 'LA ORACIÓN DEL HUERTO Y PRENDIMIENTO' (THE PRAYER IN THE GARDEN AND ARREST OF JESUS)  Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
16/04/2019
21:00 | Convento e Iglesia de las Madres Mercedarias
Tuesday, April, 16 2019: PROCESSION OF 'SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA'  Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Paciencia'
17/04/2019
23:00 | Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
Wednesday, April, 17 2019: PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'  Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios'
17/04/2019
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Holy Wednesday (April, 17 2019): WAY OF THE CROSS Coordinator of Secular Religious Organisations
18/04/2019
23:30 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
Maundy Thursday, April, 18 2019: PROCESSION OF 'JESÚS FLAGELADO' Brotherhood of 'Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado'
18/04/2019
19:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Maundy Thursday (Thursday, April 18, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA ÚLTIMA CENA DEL SALVADOR' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
19/04/2019
23:00 | Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD' Brotherhood: Cofradía de la Virgen de la Soledad
19/04/2019
20:00 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL SANTO ENTIERRO' (BURIAL OF JESUS) Brotherhood: Cofradía Numeraria del Rosario
19/04/2019
18:00 | Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LA QUINTA ANGUSTIA' Brotherhood of 'Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia'
19/04/2019
10:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Good Friday (Friday, April, 19 2019): PROCESSION OF THE HOLY ENCOUNTER Brotherhood of 'Noso Pai Xesús Nazareno e a Santísima Virxe das Dores'
20/04/2019
20:00
Holy Saturday (Saturday, April, 20 2019): PROCESSION OF 'LOS HERMANOS' Brotherhood of 'Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad'
21/04/2019
10:30 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Sunday, April 21, 2019: PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO RESUCITADO' Franciscan Brotherhood of 'La Veracruz'
28/04/2019
11:00 | Convento de clausura de Nuestra Señora de la Merced
Dominica in Albis (Sunday, April 28, 2019): PROCESSION OF 'EL CRISTO DE LA PACIENCIA'  Brotherhood of 'El Cristo de la Paciencia'
14/05/2019 - 10/09/2019
19:00 | Hostal de los Reyes Católicos *****GL
VI Edition of the Cycle: Where are you going, pilgrim? +Info

Annual

08/02/2019 - 10/02/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
Sixth edition of the International Festival of Tango in Compostela that every year organizes the association Compostela Tango Club. As in previous editions it has the presence of dancers and musicians of international renown to give seminars, perform shows, and select the best tangos to dance....
18/02/2019 - 24/03/2019
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The Concert Cycle Novos Talentos Musicais is aimed at Galician chamber musicians living in Galicia or students of Galician Music Centres up to 32 years of age. It is an initiative promoted by the Compostela Sound Association and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
12/03/2019 - 17/03/2019
Teatro Principal
Atlántica, Festival Internacional de Narración Oral, was born in 2013 with headquarters in Santiago de Compostela with a clear vocation of being an encounter of voices and stories with an atlanticist profile and now it is sailing all over Galicia.
17/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Parque de la Alameda
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.
10/06/2019 - 13/06/2019
Salón Teatro
Agadic organizes this Galician performing arts market festival. Through a selection of recently produced shows and a programme of parallel activities, this initiative takes the pulse of the current situation of the sector in Galicia. At the same time, it provides its professionals with a...
04/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.   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...
10/09/2019 - 24/09/2019
Teatro Principal
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  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:...
11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
The WOS Festival is one of the most interesting events in the European and international panorama of indoor festivals. Music, new media, cinema, performing arts, colloquiums and conferences take place in different spaces of the historical and urban centre of Santiago de Compostela.
28/09/2019 - 06/10/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  During its official week, the competition screens and awards prizes to short films in the following categories: 'Radar', 'Explora', 'Penínsulas' and 'Planeta GZ'. The programme also features master classes, concerts...
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019. 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...
03/11/2019 - 06/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.
04/11/2019 - 30/11/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Festival held since 1988 throughout the entire month of November. Aimed exclusively at cinema buffs, it reviews the season’s best non-commercial cinema. Not to be missed in order to savour the city’s cultural...
07/11/2019 - 10/11/2019
The Encounter of Compostela Illustrated Travel Journals, was created in 2016 by El Patito Editorial and the direction of Miguelanxo Prado, as a winter event in the city of Santiago, open to artists from all over the world. It takes place during the second weekend of November, and its purpose is...
15/11/2019 - 08/12/2019
NOTE. This information, is the expected for the year 2019.  Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially with the “Santiago(é)Tapas” Competition. Participants follow several routes of bars and restaurants, trying traditional and...
04/05/2019
20:30 | Teatro Principal
ALMA (non é hippie), is the first vertical dance show in Galicia, a production of the Colectivo Verticalia, or what is the same, of the companies Duelirium and Traspediante, with the support of Pistacatro.  ALMA (non é hippie) investigates the different perceptions about...

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