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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Annual

22/07/2011 - 26/07/2011
00:00
Folk music from Galicia –Celtic- and the rest of the world. Roots and tradition, innovation and experimentation come together in the city squares. Organizer: Concello de Santiago.  
01/10/2014 - 05/06/2015
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
From October to June, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia and other Spanish and international orchestras feature more than 30 concerts, close to 100 musical compositions and 40 invited conductors and soloists await the public in the Auditorio de Galicia.
20/12/2015 - 28/12/2015
Teatro Principal
A festival is held every year around Christmastime, featuring a lyrical programme of classical Spanish zarzuelas, musicals and operetas by renowned interpreters. Organiser: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.    
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.
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...
18/09/2019 - 23/09/2019
Teatro Principal
  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: Concello de Santiago / Asociación de Amigos de...
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...
15/06/2020 - 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...

Fiestas

13/02/2022 - 01/03/2022
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
The “Xenerais da Ulla” is the most outstanding feature of the Ulla region’s traditional Carnival. It has been held in the surroundings of Santiago since the first half of the 19th century: the “Xenerais” (generals) ride on horseback, dressed in colourful...

Annual

Free
01/05/2022 - 08/05/2022
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.
15/07/2022 - 25/05/2022
Auditorio de Galicia
50 concerts make up this season's programme: 32 of them in Santiago de Compostela and 18 in the rest of Galicia. Escoitar o mundo' offers a varied programme full of projects, such as didactic proposals, a very interesting collaboration with the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de...

Theatre

16/09/2022 - 02/10/2022
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.

Annual

01/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
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 and gatherings, as well street screenings during summer.
08/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
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 puppets.

Gastronomy

27/10/2022 - 13/11/2022
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 creative creations at an attractive price, to choose and vote for their...

Cinema

07/11/2022 - 23/11/2022
Teatro Principal
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 atmosphere. +Info