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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

24/06/2023
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Cassandra Fillas Concert | Music Day 2023
05/07/2023 - 31/08/2023
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Consolidated as one of the unmissable musical events in the summer in Santiago de Compostela, the cycle of open-air concerts of Atardecer no Gaiás programmes this year 18 dates to extend the evenings of July and August enjoying the best live music.
20/10/2023
20:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Library of Galicia celebrates once again the Women Writers' Day and this time it does it with a poetic musical show, Ultraluz, by Ledicia Costas and Amaro Ferreiro. The piece is based on the poetry book of the same name by the writer from Vigo, with which she won the 20th Afundación...
29/10/2023 - 26/11/2023
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura presents this autumn music cycle, Ópticas Contemporáneas. A música reborda o pentagrama, consisting of three concerts linked to classical music from an innovative and contemporary perspective.
03/11/2023
20:00 | Museo Centro Gaiás
Concert by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Gaiás Centre Museum
16/12/2023
17:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
To celebrate the Christmas holidays, the Biblioteca de Galicia is organising a violin and viola concert in which students from the En Clave Método Suzuki educational centre will reinterpret the tale of the Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's music will be linked to illustrations and narration...

Theatre

29/12/2023
18:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Granada-based company Títeres Etcétera brings to the Gaiás this stage show with music, puppets and projections based on the classic tale by Hans Christian Andersen that tells the fable of that duckling, different from the others, who turned out to be a great swan.
02/02/2024 - 03/02/2024
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Hamlet, o de Cunqueiro, is the title of a multidisciplinary proposal that mixes two apparently unrelated disciplines: theatre and video games. It also mixes Galician and Brazilian cultures, using as a vehicle an extract from O incerto señor don Hamlet, by Álvaro Cunqueiro, which...
23/02/2024 - 24/02/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The diptych Mythical but secondary closes the 2024 series Clásicas desfeitas by delving into some of the lesser-known names of the Greek classics to bring them to the present through the particular gaze of Antón Reixa and Antela Cid. Polícrates, Ismene, Crisótemis...

For children

09/09/2023
11:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Magic and fantasy return to Gaiás: it's back... ¡¡CIDADE IMAXINARIA! On September 9th we say goodbye to summer in style, in the company of jugglers, trapeze artists, tightrope walkers, acrobats, clowns and fabulous fantastic characters of all kinds and conditions, who return...
18/11/2023
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
In the year 2050, climate and pollution will lead to the disappearance of crops on Earth. The last hope for feeding humanity is a small group of researchers. They will have to face numerous challenges to find the last viable seeds and grow them under extreme conditions. So, if you want to take...

Cinema

26/01/2024 - 28/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This January the best cinema for children returns to the Cidade da Cultura.

For children

12/02/2024
16:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Come and enjoy the carnival at Gaiás with the ENTROIDO NA HORTA! This year the Gaiás carnival is set in the vegetable garden, so you are free to walk in the cabbages, become a potato or whatever you can think of for this day. We want to see your originality, although you can also...
17/02/2024
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
To commemorate Mother Language Day, the Library of Galicia brings a proposal in the form of a game in which we will speak in our language, in other languages and in languages that we invent.
24/02/2024
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of Rosalía Day, which is celebrated every 23 February to coincide with the date of birth of the writer, the Library of Galicia is organising an activity centred on her figure and focused on children, which will take place the following day, Saturday 24.

Educational events

01/06/2023 - 04/06/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Maker Faire Galicia returns to the Gaiás Museum for its ninth edition from 1 to 4 June. A hybrid event that favours innovation on a social, educational and professional level.

Cinema

02/02/2024
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
When someone dies, there are always questions left unanswered. Here we look at the life and work of Xesús 'Chichi' Campos, pioneer of Galician comics, anti-Franco fighter, gallery owner and humorist. In short, one of the most forgotten figures of Galician culture. When he died, he left...

Guided visits

Evento virtual
21/10/2022 - 31/12/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
El Galiverso empieza aquí [Galiverso starts here] is an initiative by the Xunta de Galicia that uses immersive technologies and virtual reality with the aim of giving a new twist to how we showcase our tangible and intangible heritage (artistic, industrial,...

Others

15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The special edition of the Galiverso de Nadal returns to the Gaiás, which the youngest members of the family will especially enjoy, entering virtually into the house of the Apalpador to see how this figure of Galician Christmas lives. This interactive proposal in virtual reality will...
15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The winter solstice, the longest night of the year, marks the end of darkness and the return of light. This magical moment, celebrated by many cultures, signified the triumph of life over death, it was a moment of celebration and recollection in which a tree was placed under a roof reminiscent...
15/12/2023 - 07/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This year in our Nadal no Gaiás we press the pause button in the hustle and bustle of these dates to return to the origins of the festival of the winter solstice, wait for the return of light and celebrate a more sustainable Christmas, moving away from consumerism and the material and...
16/12/2023 - 04/01/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The phrase from Momo, the unforgettable novel by Michael Ende, encapsulates and sums up the philosophy of these family play sessions, where children and adults explore together using unstructured materials and light tables. Pieces of wood, shreds of cloth, sticks and stones, light and shadow,...
26/12/2023 - 31/12/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This Christmas, the Cidade da Cultura invites you to a special programme of guided tours to understand the artistic and aesthetic origins behind the design of the Gaiás buildings. In this innovative tour, full of references to the plastic creation of the 20th century, we will decipher...
02/01/2024 - 07/01/2024
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
In this treasure hunt, halfway between an exploration game and a quiz, the Cidade da Cultura challenges families to discover even the most hidden secrets of the Gaiás buildings. We will delve into the way they are built, but also into their most amusing curiosities, in a playful way...

Exhibitions

21/10/2022 - 17/04/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
By definition, a place is any given space capable of holding any given thing. What enables us to characterise and distinguish one place from another is precisely the nature of what they hold (people, things, thoughts), as well as the processes and the period in which they were constructed....
27/06/2023 - 07/01/2024
Museo Centro Gaiás
The exhibition Luz na terra. El Seminario de Estudos Galegos: una institución de alta cultura is conceived as a celebration of the centenary of the founding of the Seminario, but also as an appreciation of a collective work that tried to act in accordance with the demands of...
14/07/2023 - 05/11/2023
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Nicolás Muller. Vento Norte revisits and recovers the work done in northern Spain by one of the great documentary photographers of the last century. An account that reveals his profoundly humanist view of the hard-working people and the beauty of the landscapes of Galicia, Asturias,...
07/11/2023 - 31/03/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The exhibition Olga Gallego in her centenary (1923-2023) reviews the professional and personal career in various fields of Olga Gallego (Ourense, 1923-2010), distinguished librarian, archivist and first woman to join the Royal Galician Academy. It does so through a selection of 65 pieces...
29/11/2023 - 28/04/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Gaiás Centre Museum brings together a selection of paintings and drawings by José María Barreiro in an exhibition that pays tribute to the painter from Forcarei, who continued the renovation of Laxeiro's historical avant-gardism and post-avant-gardism.
05/12/2023 - 19/05/2024
Museo Centro Gaiás
Habitats. Extended Nature is an immersive sensory experience that traverses the diversity of ecosystems on planet Earth, on a journey through the five continents. Combining the physical and digital worlds in a single layer, Habitats transports us, without leaving the Gaiás Centre Museum,...
01/03/2024 - 31/08/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Royal treasures. Masterpieces from the Museum of the Holy Land is an international exhibition that will showcase in Santiago de Compostela the extraordinary and little-known artistic treasure of the Museum of the Holy Land in Jerusalem, made up of donations from European Catholic...
01/07/2024 - 01/01/2025
Museo Centro Gaiás
The international exhibition A Viking Life is one of the most outstanding projects of the programming of the Cidade da Cultura for 2024. It comprises around 120 pieces, of which a hundred come from outside Spain and belong to museums of history and archaeology of reference in Europe on Viking...

Art and History

08/08/2023 - 09/09/2023
11:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
With the aim of combining culture and nature, art goes beyond the physical limits of the Gaiás Centre Museum and goes out into the green areas to discover the artistic interventions in the Literary Garden and the Galician Forest. In this small guided route, lasting one hour, you will be...

Annual

05/11/2024 - 10/11/2024
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...