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Music

16/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
The Municipal Band of Santiago de Compostela shares recordings of its concerts online. Among them, the Symphony nº2 En las montañas de Galicia by Andrés Gaos, or the Lela, by Rosendo Mato in the voice of Alexandra Tarniceru, in a concert that counted with the collaboration of...
08/05/2020
21:00 | Sala Malatesta
16/05/2020
20:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
This female vocal music quintet specialized in ancient music will perform pieces related to the areas of the itinerary to the Holy Land followed in the 4th century by Egeria, the first female traveller in history to leave a written document of her journey. The concert will be broadcast on...
21/06/2020
Under the slogan Music for Walkers, the European Day of Music will be celebrated on Sunday 21 June. Compostela joins this celebration with a programme of open-air concerts in different styles in squares and streets throughout the day. The concerts will have a flashmob format, to avoid crowds of...
21/06/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Baroque, traditional, avant-garde and electronic music. Three different styles to celebrate in the Gaiás during a whole day the Day of the Music 2020 with the performances of El afecto ilustrado, Faia and Chisme. + INFO
27/06/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
04/07/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
07/07/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
Borriquita de Belem resumes her live music agenda with Inés Carreño, presenting her first album within the programme of Clubtura -Asociación Galega de Salas de Música ao Vivo-    
08/07/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2020. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of prior invitation from 7:30 pm, every concert day at the reception in the hotel. The nights will start with...
09/07/2020 - 03/09/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
11/07/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
15/07/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2020. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of prior invitation from 7:30 pm, every concert day at the reception in the hotel. The nights will start with...
16/07/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
16/07/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
17/07/2020
20:00 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Peregrinos Musicales organizes this concert by the DeLis Duo -Irma Bau, cello and Irina Veselova, piano-, who will perform Beethoven's Sonatas for cello and piano, commemorating the 250th anniversary of his birth.    
23/07/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
29/07/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
06/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
07/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de Vista Alegre (Finca Simeón)
The Taller Atlántico Contemporáneo celebrates ten years of multidisciplinary activity in our country this year 2020, with presence in the most prestigious festivals and venues in the state. This concert is part of the celebrations of this tenth anniversary.
11/08/2020
21:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The festival Feito a Man returns this year in a smaller format and a new location. From the streets of the old town it goes to the park of Bonaval, with a week of double concerts every night in thematic sessions of rock, jazz and folk.
11/08/2020 - 15/08/2020
21:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The festival Feito a Man returns this year in a smaller format and a new location. From the streets of the old town it goes to the park of Bonaval, with a week of double concerts every night in thematic sessions of rock, jazz and folk.
13/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
14/08/2020 - 16/08/2020
18:00
The Compostela en Marcha cycle was created with the main objective of developing activities to revitalise, enhance and support the hotel and catering sector. The Seráns de Tardeo offer music and product tasting in different locations of the city.    
20/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
21/08/2020
12:30 | Capela Xeral de Ánimas
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
23/08/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
25/08/2020
12:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
26/08/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2020. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of prior invitation from 7:30 pm, every concert day at the reception in the hotel. The nights will start with...
26/08/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The sound artist and composer, Xoán-Xil López, presents a work inspired by the text of the same title, included in the book of poems El Poeta Asesinado, by the French writer Guillaume Apollinaire.    
27/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
30/08/2020
20:30 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Paio de Antealtares
The Van Eyck Project, led by gambist Elizabeth Rumsey, counts on virtuoso organist Brett Leighton and soprano Sabine Lutzenberger to present a delicate program of music full of melodic subtleties and complex rhythmic games, which explores the connections between the lyrics of courtly love from...
01/09/2020
20:30 | Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
Tasto Solo presents a captivating program, which explores the origins of polyphony in Europe, through a varied selection of motets, composed in the mid-13th century, along with other pieces characteristic of the Ars Antiqua and early Ars Nova as the organum-florido (Gregorian chant ...
03/09/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
03/09/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
06/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Fados concert    
09/09/2020 - 23/09/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
The Xornadas de Música Contemporánea, promoted by the City Council, the USC and the CGAC, return from September 9th to 23rd with a proposal of half a dozen concerts and shows that bring to Compostela the most innovative proposals of the contemporary music scene.
10/09/2020
21:00 | Casa das Crechas
Pablo Sanmamed Trio begins to operate in 2015 and presents a repertoire made up of his own compositions. In his aesthetic idea, irregular measures prevail over themes of his own composition or versions, looking for different points of view within the sonority of the standard trio (piano,...
16/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
18/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
22/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
22/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
23/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
29/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
29/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
30/09/2020 - 02/10/2020
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
30/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
04/10/2020
12:00 | Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
04/10/2020 - 31/12/2020
Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
06/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
07/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
08/10/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
11/10/2020
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
14/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
15/10/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
16/10/2020
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
21/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
22/10/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
24/10/2020
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
28/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
28/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
31/10/2020
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
03/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
05/11/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
The Auditorio de Galicia is hosting the opera by Gluck Orfeo and Eurydice in a context where health restrictions will influence not only the stalls but also the stage. The performance of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and the soloist voices of the lyric representation will be ...
06/11/2020 - 08/11/2020
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The Museum of Pilgrimages is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its new exhibition site in Praza das Praterías with a series of activities over the weekend.
10/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
14/11/2020
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
17/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
26/11/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
15/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
18/12/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In these times of uncertainty we want to light a new fire of renewal, as in the times of our ancestors, when our grandparents cleaned the stone of the fireplace at this time and lit this new fire that would light up the whole year and bring good fortune to the house and the family for the...
20/12/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
Special Christmas concert offered by the groups of the Orquestra da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.    
20/12/2020
20:30
Fuliada na Vila is presented with a band of 11 musicians led by Richi Casás with a beautiful jazzband arrangement on Galician music of oral tradition.
22/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The association Peregrinos Musicais is organising this Christmas concert in the University Paraninfo
26/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Christmas repertoire of these great musicians that continues with their 24 Galician popular instruments in their performances.
04/01/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This group of children's music includes the popular Galician classics, giving them their particular touch.    
05/01/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
06/01/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
09/01/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Miriam Rodriguez is back on stage. After a year of intense work between London, Mexico and Spain, she presents her new tour La dirección de tu suerte.
23/01/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
20/02/2021
12:00
Online broadcasting through the Cidade da Cultura's youtube channel
09/03/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
On 9 March, a piano concert by Alba Raña will take place at the Paraninfo of the University.
11/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
13/03/2021
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
SÉS presents a new album 'Liberar as arterias' with which she continues to evolve her particular sound that consecrated her at the top, and which includes an anthology of songs with lyrics and music composed by the singer herself. A seventh album that maintains and enhances her...
16/03/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
18/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
25/03/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
26/03/2021
Teatro Principal
Faia Díaz presents a new show, which is actually an evolution, another step in her creative process since the first album.
08/04/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
16/04/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
After 21 years together and hundreds of concerts all over the world, the most international Galician jazz trio presents their seventh album ' Sumrrá 7 visións', a new record that represents the consolidation of a unique way of understanding live music. A maturity and a...
18/04/2021
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
22/04/2021
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the 2020-21 season of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia.    
23/04/2021
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Guadi Galego presents its new album 'Costuras'.    
25/04/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
18/09/2021
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Pablo Milanés, one of the main exponents of the Spanish author song will continue presenting his 'Esencia' tour, a project that has had an excellent reception and has given him great satisfactions in European and American stages in the last two years. +info

Dance

03/09/2018 - 05/09/2020
This festival searchs for the dynamization and promotion of contemporary dance, offering for a week various activities around the dance: Training workshops, talks with dance professionals and small and medium format shows in Cloisters and Open Spaces of Compostela.
04/07/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The body and the land tighten their bonds in a dance and music show that transports us to the hard beauty of the work in the fields. Women are at the centre of this telluric connection; day and night, day after day repeated in an inexhaustible succession of seasons. The sun and the rain, the...
03/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The piece emerges as a need for movement research, based on the world of refugees and borders. Frontier barriers that, for centuries, we placed between worlds, countries and people. This distance, real and hypothetical, places both performers in a relationship of approach and distance, of power...
10/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
During the journey the bodies move because of the desire to be seen. The ego emerges from the sweat of the crowd. Life is a journey of bodies that desire and move. A voice says: just look. Am I what?' is the stage form that takes the need to question who they are. This question arises from a...
17/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
What if the only thing that can move with absolute awareness and control is the legs? Through researching this idea, I developed a personal quality of movement. Opp talks about duality, about the existence of antonyms, about the search for agreement to move forward; but also about many other...
11/09/2020
20:30
23/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Absolute masterpiece of Romantic dance theatre. It was premiered in 1841 at the Paris Opera, becoming a pure and fundamental piece of classical dance, both for the treatment of romantic ideals and for the use of the most refined theatrical technique of the 19th century. The Giselle ballet is...
11/10/2020
19:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
forest - basoa -, which hides, which covers. Magical or terrifying place. Like the forest that he wanted to cover up and make us forget a moment in history full of tragic references. A refugee camp, a concentration camp... Gurs, an place where hundreds of people gathered and died. A place close...
28/11/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The artist/mass, DJ/bodies, music/movement dialogue is integrated into a night or concert environment through the lighting proposal and the strong commitment to live music. The bodies that attend the DIRECTO9 concert live a group experience. As if they were athletes' bodies, they take their...
19/12/2020
18:30 | Teatro Principal
28/04/2021
20:00 | Teatro Principal
Dosis de paraíso is Sharon Fridman's new creation, an exploration of love and relationships, in which she develops a dialogue with new technologies in search of emotional spaces, thanks to the collaboration with international artists from Belgium and...
29/04/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
The dancer and creator Marta Alonso presents her own history in dance, through a little girl who plays and dances with her mother, her first movements with the music of the 80s and 90s, and her contact with classical ballet, ending this journey in contemporary dance, without forgetting the...

Theatre

Evento virtual
27/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
Voadora, winner of the Galician Critics' Prize 2013 in the category of Performing Arts and Audiovisuals, surprises us with this revision of the classic Don Juan, which starts with the biographies of the elderly people who star in it, and builds with them a different performance each time....
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
Quico Cadaval directs and adapts this fabulous text in which the playwright mixes current elements, social criticism, political jokes, plot anachronisms, commentaries alien to the tradition of the marvelous story and many other things. The liberating function of laughter, political corruption,...
Evento virtual
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
The route of this show, the first that the company created after receiving the National Theatre Award, took the Chevere Company all over the state, and also took them through France and Portugal. 132 performances with which they would bring over 32,000 people closer to a work that explores...
15/05/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Isabel lives, or survives, in a modest flat with her son Miguel, a young, impulsive and generous disabled man. The unexpected visit of her youngest daughter, Sandra, a successful executive who has been absent for more than ten years, will turn the complex family relations upside down,...
01/07/2020 - 18/07/2020
Salón Teatro
Throughout the month of July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater.
03/07/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Matarile's latest creation directed by Ana Vallés is supported by a team of 14 people, nine of whom are interpreters. In 2018/19 the Azkuna Zentroa and the Centro de Danza de Zaragoza organise two auditions where 150 candidates are presented, two of which are selected to join the ...
04/07/2020 - 05/07/2020
Salón Teatro
An absolutely ordinary woman, one of those who know that they will never appear in any history book, discovers that she is getting old, and if she does not change something she will freeze to death. She decides, then, to make a fantasy come true and invite us to witness her great...
09/07/2020 - 10/07/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
When Liberto was born, Ada's life stopped in its tracks. From a waiting room she will live the most decisive experience of her life. Ada will see how her life turns out from the various Copernican turns.  Liberto is a hymn to life, a theatre with live music that mixes reality and fiction...
17/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
01/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
02/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
03/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
04/10/2020
18:00 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
22/10/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In Hamlet, the plot moves to modernity, making an analogy between the old Kingdom of Denmark, where the original piece is developed, and a modern-day multinational company. Although time - understood chronologically - passes between one piece and the other, the themes dealt with remain the...
23/10/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Teatro Principal hosts the premiere in Galicia of this show based on the novel by the writer and neighbour Arantza Portabales.
06/12/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Going through the forests of memory we find a woman, many women, united by the same name, who incessantly ask themselves if there is a feminine destiny on Earth. As an echo of her own echo, in a journey that is not chronological but lived, Pope Joan wears male clothes and gives light in the...
19/02/2021 - 20/02/2021
20:00 | Teatro Principal
The spectator will see the learning process that the protagonist undertakes from the school teacher and also to the tragedy of living in fear, to the harsh impact of the outbreak of civil war.
21/02/2021
18:30 | Teatro Principal
Through humour, dance, manipulation of objects and physical theatre, Teatro ó Cubo launches its fourth production, marked by a new aesthetic and dialogue with children and family audiences.
26/02/2021 - 27/02/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
Dreaming Juliet is the new creation for adult audiences by Elefante Elegante. The show is inspired by the play Romeo and Juliet by W. Shakespeare to address the most essential question of human existence: love.
06/03/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
A peculiar opera troupe, made up of five eccentric singers, are about to perform a recital with a repertoire of the greatest composers of the genre.
13/03/2021
20:00 | Teatro Principal
Él Alemán is a play with an experimental vocation, written, directed and performed by Diego Anido, which revolves around the idea of sacrifice through everyday absurdity
16/04/2021 - 17/04/2021
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
El bar que se tragó a todos los españoles tells the story of Jorge Arizmendi, a priest from Navarre who in 1963, at the age of thirty-three, decides to change his life, leave the priesthood, and travel to the United States to learn English and marketing. The place where he landed...
24/04/2021
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
SOGA E CINSA, a Renaissance triptych for 11 witches in 101 minutes, deals with the Witch Hunts in Europe in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries with the aim of making visible the genocide it entailed and its perverse connection with the development of the capitalist system.

Performance

01/08/2020
19:00
Interdisciplinary artist Monica Mura will walk through the streets of the historic city center wearing The New Armor, an ancient artifact rescued and updated to fight the invisible enemy of the post-Covid-19 era.  The action aims to explore the real difficulties that arise when it...

Shows

18/07/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Mercedes e máis eu is the product of the collaboration between the artist Janet Novás and the composer Mercedes Peón.
24/07/2020
23:30
This year, the pyrotechnic show that marks one of the most eagerly awaited moments of the Festas do Apóstolo changes location so that everyone can enjoy it from their own neighbourhoods, and in many cases from their own homes.
29/07/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
04/08/2020
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
The Colectivo de Rúa and the Colectivo Circonove present the first Cabaré de Verán 2020, with performances for all audiences: clowning, juggling, balancing...    
06/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
The drawing of life begins. You are born and find a world to discover, a world to run and turn. Time passes, the years go by, and suddenly you have no time to play. And the wind blows, the wind of chance, that tickles you, that pushes you, that brings you and takes you and maybe with good luck...
13/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Flou Papagayo is an ode to the soul and to multi-colour. A powerful and inevitable need to excavate and rediscover all the faces and nuances of this inner parrot that moves our bodies, howling to express itself unconditionally and that, without law or code, sustains our vital and scenic...
18/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Two high quality international companies join their components from Italy, France, Chile and Portugal to create this show. The show uses acrobatic performances as a mechanism to reveal how we think and how our mind is structured, in a journey towards self-knowledge.  The idea of the...
20/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
El gran final aims to be a tragicomedy that bases its essence on the reunion of two clowns who had to separate many years ago due to the outbreak of a civil war. This war interrupts their last performance, just before the great final act. The conflict forces them to go their separate ways and...
27/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
The new Circo Expreso show after the success of Un Día de Playa. A strong, smart, attractive and funny woman meets a stupid... man. He must do anything to be with her, and she will do anything to escape. She's a self-made woman, he's childish.  We will see how their frantic...
24/09/2020
20:00
According to the Kaon Lin tradition of Chinese bimillinerary culture, the god Kuan Lon, the only deity living in a canteen, allows a human being to enjoy clairvoyance fourteen times in one lifetime. Faemino and Cansado pass by the Kaon Lin tradition of the bimillenary Chinese culture, like many...
23/10/2020 - 25/10/2020
Salón Teatro
This week, the Salón Teatro is hosting Cinema Sticado, a multidisciplinary group of artists who put on visual theatre and live cinema shows. It is the first time that the company presents its complete shows at the Salón Teatro. Human-sized puppets, live cinema, visual...
18/12/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
15/01/2021
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Martita de Graná, one of the most media-friendly and entertaining influencers in the world today, is taking to the stage in the best theatres and concert halls in Spain. Her success is so great that her father still doesn't believe it; hence the name of her show Mi padre...
18/04/2021
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Compostela is a circus city, many circus artists reside in the city and want to celebrate their day, making a show of the best of their work with the best numbers of colleagues in the state. The Grand Circus Gala will feature a complete variety of acts from the most surprising and risky...
22/04/2021 - 23/04/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
Illas desertas was born as a response to a competitive world that only knows how to walk in one direction: that of making us productive. The show proposes a journey towards nothing, anchored in narrative and audiovisual poetry where the audience is an active part of the piece.

Storytelling

15/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
The Colectivo NOGA (of Galician Oral Narration), which brings together the best storytellers in the country, shares stories on its Youtube channel for all audiences.
16/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
After canceling its programming, the Festival Atlantica is offering on its Youtube channel stories that were recorded by the guest storytellers to give them continuity under the hashtag #contononpara.    
09/05/2020 - 06/06/2020
Every Saturday from May 9 to June 6, six storytellers will bring their stories from their home to ours, because oral narration has that magic of not knowing about limits of time and space.
Evento virtual
17/05/2020
19:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
On this día das Letras Galegas we will delight, from the humor, with the stories based on the Galician traditions and other cultures, which connect with the Way of Saint James, with the Museum and with the concept of vital itinerary. It will be transmitted through the Museum's...
28/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This renowned and award-winning storyteller will tell a typical Christmas story accompanied by a string quartet, the Ensemble ConcertArt, which will delight the little ones and those who are not so little.

For children

01/05/2020 - 31/05/2020
Primavera das Letras, the site of the Real Academia Galega for the youngest members of the family, offers digital content about the life and work of Carvalho Calero, including interviews, the series of micro-spaces #UnhapalabraparadonRicardo and special content from the Portal das Palabras.
01/05/2020 - 31/07/2020
Museo de Historia Natural de la Universidad de Santiago
Every Tuesday and Friday, the Natural History Museum of the USC brings us a new activity for confinement aimed at children. Each publication contains a manual activity, an information sheet and questions about the subject to be dealt with.
10/05/2020
18:00 | La Salle
The Onbeat Company brings us El Origen del Hielo, a tribute to Frozen. With its interactive style with the audience, the quality of its voices, the spectacular nature of its choreography, its careful staging and its tribute formula where the characters act as presenters of the songs, family fun...
16/05/2020
17:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
In this workshop, children will participate in a fun activity linked to the contents of the Museum. The real animals or their mythical figures will be the source of inspiration to create new allegorical hybrids. The guided activity will be carried out virtually through an online platform and...
01/06/2020 - 30/06/2020
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
Since prehistoric times, plants have been used to treat all kinds of illnesses due to their soothing, anaesthetic, antiseptic or vulnerary properties. Plant species were collected to be used in a series of health problems, taken as an infusion or applied as...
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
It is aimed at both children and mixed teams in which adults can accompany the child. It will begin with an explanation in which the participation of the participants will be encouraged. It will be about Belvís Park and its surroundings: historical introduction, vegetable elements,...
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
In this activity, the attendees will be explained the many uses that plants can have. For this, a botanical itinerary will be made around Belvís Park in which the uses of plants in general will be discussed, and visitors will place cards with the symbols on their uses to identify them....
01/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
Summer arrives and with it one of the most consolidated programs in the municipal programming as it is Vive o verán. There are more than 4,500 places for 325 activities that will take place in the city's socio-cultural centres throughout the month of July.
15/07/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
22/07/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
03/08/2020 - 04/09/2020
11:45
Open activities organized by Xandobela to play, know,  discover, share, and, finally, to recover the street as play space and meeting for children.
04/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
05/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
05/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
11/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
25/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
01/09/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/09/2020
12:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
24/10/2020 - 26/12/2020
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the MDPS will launch the third edition of Museo en Familia, a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to children and their family environment.  This year, due to the...
14/11/2020
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite
17/12/2020 - 02/01/2021
From 17th December to 2nd January, the Apalpadora and the Paxe de Nadal will visit the socio-cultural centres in Santiago.    
27/12/2020
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
The traditional Festa do Apego becomes a Festival on this occasion, with a cast of artists recognised by the small audience who will put on an unprecedented show that shows the wealth of creations in the Galician language for children
20/02/2021 - 21/02/2021
12:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
As stated in the title of the new show, once again, Grupo Encanto will give the audience a special show based on solidarity, friendship, teamwork and empathy. With a careful selection of their long list of successes, this philosophy is further reinforced given the expansion to Latin American...

Fairs

13/06/2020 - 21/06/2020
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.
27/06/2020 - 12/07/2020
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.
10/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
Praza da Quintana
The Compostela Book Week is the result of collaborative work between the Santiago City Council and the Compostela Book Table. It was born last year, 2017, with the aim of meeting the demands and needs of booksellers and publishers in the Galician capital, and with the challenge of going one...
02/12/2020 - 05/01/2021
As every year, locals and visitors can do their Christmas shopping at the 70 stalls of decoration, gourmet food and crafts (jewellery, wood, ceramics, glass, leather, toys, textiles, original watering can, design ...) of the market in addition to the wide range of local shops in the ...
18/12/2020 - 20/12/2020
Monasterio e Iglesia de San Martiño Pinario
Christmas festival dedicated to the creative talent of artists, artisans, producers and entrepreneurs in Galicia: fashion design brands and accessories, handmade toys, jewelry and jewelry, illustration and stationery, decoration, ceramics, household objects...

Festival

Free
01/08/2020 - 01/09/2020
From August 1st to September 1st, dance, circus, poetry, music, heritage and much more in the streets of Compostela.  Download the complete programme and book the invitations on the Compostela Cultura website.

Congresses and meetings

07/08/2020 - 13/08/2020
Throughout the month of August, a series of activities designed by the City Council of Santiago and Compostela Ilustrada will take place throughout the city, mixing, as always, drawing and culture, and in which we will have some top-level guests so that nobody leaves their watercolours and...

Festival

10/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
Plataforma is a project that aims to build bridges between the visual arts and the living arts, the performing arts, literature, architecture and design, inviting reflection on public space and integrating services and institutions of the city to act as a driver for development and social...
19/09/2020 - 21/09/2020
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24/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
maré is a cultural, artistic, social and professional event that was (re)born in 2020 in Compostela after 15 years of experience of Cantos na Maré.  maré emerges with that same spirit of adding and sharing the values and talents of the Galician-Portuguese speaking...
03/10/2020 - 11/10/2020
Cortocircuito - Santiago de Compostela International Film Festival, will be held this year from October 3rd to 11th. Given the conditions and limitations that arose from the COVID-19 crisis, the organization proposes a reduced and mixed format for this seventeenth edition of the festival...
05/10/2020 - 24/10/2020
With more than ten years of experience in the organisation of informative activities in different fields of culture and convinced of the opportunity and the wealth of the moment, the Ateneo de Santiago decided to promote and bring to the city and to Galicia this new musical proposal, original...
10/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
Teatro Principal
The International Festival Galicreques will celebrate in this 2020 its 25th anniversary with a special edition marked by the health circumstances, but with a clear commitment to both the public and the cultural sector. Thus, the meeting organised by the Barriga Verde Association will offer over...
05/11/2020 - 07/11/2020
After being cancelled in mid-March, the eighth edition of the Festival Atlántica once again offers storytelling shows for all audiences and in various spaces.    

Literature

19/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
There are always those who prefer to be read and those who find the beauty of the word when it is narrated. If it were up to you, the Festival Alguén que Respira has moved to the web.    
23/04/2020 - 30/04/2020
05/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
Na distancia medran versos is the proposal of poetry of the Festival C for the month of August, which will take place in the Paseo da Ferradura of the Alameda . There we will be able to enjoy recitals of recognized voices of the Galician poetry.

Educational events

01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
The Museo Centro Gaiás has prepared a series of creative and artistic challenges for children around its spaces and exhibitions. The Raposa Fedella is the character that guides us in this educational adventure that deepens in the contents in a playful and accessible way.

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