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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 20 April, 2019

Music

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...
08/06/2019 - 25/08/2019
20:30 | Plaza de Praterías
Begins the 2019 edition of the cycle: "Música no Camiño" that will bring the performance of 20 music bands to Santiago de Compostela. The performances will take place in the months of June, July and August at Praza das Praterías at 8:30 pm. +Info  
20/06/2019 - 29/09/2019
21:30 | Riquela Club
Flamenco concerts in Sala Riquela throughout the summer season.
01/08/2019 - 21/08/2019
'Feito a Man' is a live music festival on the terraces and squares of the old area of ​​Santiago de Compostela that takes place during the month of August free of charge for the public.   +Info
14/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
21:00 | 07. Monasterio de San Martiño Pinario
Directed by Mtro. Vicent Alberola (Benifairó - Valencia, 1970), on August 14 and 17, the opera “El Barbero de Sevilla” by Gioachino Rossini (Pesaro 1792 - Paris 1868) will be performed at the Church of San Martín Pinario.
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...
08/09/2019 - 08/08/2019
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Eels + Chaos Chaos arrives at the 'Auditorio de Galicia' on September 8. + Info
11/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
WOS Festival x SON Estrella Galicia has been held every September, for six years now, gathering a dozen exceptional locations in the city of Santiago de Compostela, all within walking distance from the cathedral, in a historic district protected as a World Heritage Site.  The locations...
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.
20/09/2019
21:15 | Sala Capitol
'Malditos Pendejos' presents their first album 'El Puto Rock & Roll' with a concert at the 'Sala Capitol'. 'Malditos Pendejos' is a rock and roll power trio formed 6 years ago in Ferrol but with the current name they have been 4 years. The band consists of experienced and tanned musicians...
06/10/2019
20:00 | Auditorio Abanca
RevolveR goes on the road to present his new disc: Basic4. Tour that will pass through the ABANCA Auditorium of Santiago de Compostela on October 6! +Info
18/10/2019 - 19/10/2019
21:00 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
Bertín Osborne in concert in Santiago de Compostela. +Info  
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...
15/11/2019 - 15/06/2019
20:30 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
Aída, Verdi´s Opera, arrives at the Congress Palace of Santiago de Compostela on November 15 at 8:30 pm. +Info
22/11/2019 - 22/10/2019
21:00 | Sala Capitol
After the success of his tour start 'Todo va a salir bien', Depedro returns to Galicia with two new dates in November, one of them in Santiago de Compostela.  +Info

Dance

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 ...
11/07/2019 - 14/09/2019
20:00 | Espacio de Arte Campus Stellae
Nights for the friends of the Argentine tango. +Info
24/10/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The work takes place between love and magic, linking the eternal struggle of good and evil. +Info    

Theatre

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...

Gastronomy

11/09/2019
19:00 | Centro Abanca Obra Social
On Wednesday, September 11, within the cycle 'Sonoro empeño', the chef with Michelin Star, Pepe Solla, arrives at the ABANCA Social Work Center in Santiago de Compostela. A workshop-demonstration where the famous chef will prepare and explain the most technical procedures of his...

Shows

22/08/2019
19:30
Four trapeze artists, a bar and a flying trapeze structure. Cast: Abraham Pavon, Rossina Castelli, Jesus Aragoneses and Luis Boza +Info  
29/08/2019
19:30 | Praza da Quintana
'Oyun' has toured many stages in various countries with Federico Manini, which comes from the world of architecture and art, disciplines that he studied for several years in different universities. The show won numerous awards, including the 2nd Prize Circasa Off 2018 (Seville), and the Prizes...
13/09/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The show 'Raulidad Virtual' arrives to ABANCA, when reality imitates fiction, by Raúl Pérez. +Info
21/09/2019
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
'#Lodelarisa' arrives in Galicia for the first time and will be played by: Santi Millán, David Amor and Javi Sancho. +Info
27/09/2019
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
'Infarto. No vayas a la luz!' A whole show, a way to make fun of death and his oath to enjoy this second chance that fell from heaven. +Info
08/11/2019
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Miguel Maldonado and Facu Díaz return to the road with a new comedy show that gathers and expands the alternative and critical spirit which they have been working together for more than five years. +Info    
17/11/2019
19:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Two of the most prominent members of LA RESISTENCIA, the director Ricardo Castella and the musician Grison Beatbox, visit us and join us for the first time on stage, outside the #cero de movistar + program. Unique show, which will mix the best comedy and the best music. +Info    

For children

26/07/2019 - 20/09/2019
10:00 | Centro Comercial As Cancelas
Since July 26, the As Cancelas shopping center has hosted the CeliPark initiative, a large playground that combines a large exhibition of dinosaurs inside and outside the center and outdoor attractions located in the outdoor parking lot. +Info
29/07/2019 - 30/08/2019
11:30
Open activities organized by Xandobela to play, know,  discover, share, and, finally, to recover the street as play space and meeting for children.
24/08/2019
16:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
A new edition of 'Cidade Imaxinaria' arrives to the City of Culture. +Info  
27/10/2019
12:00 | Sala Capitol
'Discovering Michael Jackson' - Rock in Family arrives at the Sala Capitol by the hand of SACMJJ, the best tribute band to Michael Jackson. +Info

Fairs

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...

Sport

29/09/2019 - 30/09/2019
11:00 | Parque de Galeras
The III edition of the Sport Party arrives to Santiago. On Sunday, September 29 and Monday, September 30, the Galeras Park and the Santa Isabel sports center will become the showcase of the Compostela sports. +Info

Fiestas

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...
21/06/2019 - 24/06/2019
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
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. 

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

06/07/2019 - 08/09/2019
22:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Gaiás complex hosts astronomical observation sessions, in which you can enjoy the stars and the architecture of the complex at the same time.Through telescopes and binoculars, and following the technical explanations of monitors, you can observe the moon, planets, double stars,...

Meetings

25/08/2019 - 29/08/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The City of Culture of Galicia will become a meeting space for the ninth consecutive year in which emerging creators will have the opportunity to publicize their work and discuss about contemporary art. During four days of coexistence and exchange of knowledge with other cultural...

Exhibitions

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
Exhibition Magic Galicia: Pilgrimages and Sanctuaries. Gustav Henningsen, ethnographic photographs (1965-1968) +info
18/06/2019 - 20/10/2019
11:00 | Fundación Eugenio Granell
The retrospective exhibition of the Belgian surrealist artist arrives at the Eugenio Granell Foundation. The friends of Mr. Lacomblez chose the Eugenio Granell Foundation, dedicated exclusively to Surrealism, to celebrate the 85th anniversary of Mr. Lacomblez. +Info
21/06/2019 - 29/09/2019
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
From the beginning of her research and her artistic practice, Ângela Ferreira has always worked with the colonial legacy of Africa and, in a broad sense, with the relations between Europe and the African continent. On one side, it focuses on the architectural vestiges of the 20th century,...
28/06/2019 - 29/09/2019
11:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Project 20 Red Lights is a political essay that reveals the implications of the digital financialization of the economy and its relation to the radicalization of the neoliberal agenda, a topic of great importance in the context of our global culture that deserves a rigorous reflection from the...
28/06/2019 - 13/10/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The exhibition tries to resituate the problem of refugees from a complex perspective, avoiding the sensational elements of journalistic immediacy and pointing to a more historical reflection that takes into account the way in which our societies have also been built from exile, with exile and...
04/07/2019
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition, curated by Mercedes Rozas, will open at the Eugenio Granell Foundation on Thursday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. +Info: http://www.fundacion-granell.org/actualidad/index.php
05/07/2019 - 01/09/2019
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
'Colectiva dun colectivo' is the result of the project 'Na varanda', an educational and creation program whose objective is the meeting, dialogue and approach between the museum and the neighborhood of Santiago de Compostela. Citizens are thus becoming more agents of the cultural processes...
11/07/2019 - 31/10/2019
11:00 | Casa do Cabido
Within the framework of the 'Imaxinando Compostela' project, 'A paisaxe e a súa pegada' was born. This exhibition deals with the vision that four photographers have of the landscape linked to Compostela, as a goal, and to the Camino de Santiago: Alberte Peiteavel, Javier Teniente,...
22/07/2019 - 30/09/2019
12:00 | Fundación Torrente Ballester
Exhibition organized by the Royal Galician Academy of Fine Arts and the Gonzalo Torrente Ballester Foundation, with the collaboration of the Cervantes Institute and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the support of Tourism of Galicia - Xunta de Galicia. This exhibition is part of an...
21/08/2019 - 01/09/2019
20:30 | DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
This Wednesday, August 21 at 8:00 p.m. The DIDAC Foundation opens the season with the exhibition: Terra rara by the Portuguese artist Hugo de Almeida Pinho. During the inauguration, at 8:30 p.m. the Nature Fictions performance will take place. +info  
29/08/2019 - 07/09/2019
21:00 | Museo Centro Gaiás
Art, music and skewers to enjoy the Gaiás Center Museum at night. +Info

Religious

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 | Parador de Santiago Hostal dos Reis Católicos *****GL
VI Edition of the Cycle: Where are you going, pilgrim? +Info

Annual

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.
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:...
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...
15/06/2020 - 17/06/2020
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...
04/05/2019
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...