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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

18/05/2021
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The cast of the show is made up of artists of recognised prestige in the world of music and the contemporary Galician scene: Mónica de Nut will give voice to the poems of Xela Arias mixed with the recorded recitations of the author herself and will also interact with the musicians...

Shows

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.
04/08/2021 - 08/08/2021
23:00 | Zona "C"
The façade of the old Town Hall in Plaza de Cervantes will be the canvas on which Roi Fernández (A Coruña, 1979) will trace, through different abstract compositions, the building's traces over the centuries from its origin as the Town Hall to the current Zona C. Cultural...

Fairs

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

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...
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...
20/05/2021 - 23/05/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
We already have a preview of the programme for the seventh edition, renewed in the direction -Galician Lola Correa- and also in the format: 11 pieces from Spain [Galicia, Castilla y León, Madrid and Catalonia], Portugal, United Kingdom, France and Japan concentrated in a long weekend,...
26/05/2021 - 05/06/2021
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...
01/07/2021 - 15/08/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
From 1 July to 15 August, Compostela Cultura and Colectivo Colapso propose a new cultural experience with concerts, creation laboratories, circular listening and routes around sound.

Educational events

02/06/2021 - 06/06/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Museo Centro Gaiás of the Cidade da Cultura will once again be transformed in June into the virtual space that will host the Maker Faire Galicia, which in its seventh edition repeats with a new fully online format. The meeting will once again be a great showcase for creativity and...

Celebrations

30/01/2021
Illustration Day is celebrated every year on 30 January, coinciding with Castelao's birthday. In addition to remembering and vindicating the role of illustration professionals in the cultural industry, each year a historical Galician illustrator is honoured. This year's protagonist is Lolita...

Sport

26/09/2020
Área Central
Area Central is hosting the Santiago Street Battles 1VS1 Spanish Open Breaking Championship, a unique opportunity to see participants of different ages from various parts of Spain, Europe, South America and North Africa in a single venue. This activity is organised by the urban culture...

Congresses and meetings

05/05/2021 - 09/05/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
Drawing returns to the city, with a series of activities organised by the City Council of Santiago and Compostela Ilustrada in which illustration and feminism are mixed, thanks to some top-level guest speakers who will reflect on "The conscience of drawing".

Meetings

24/03/2021 - 27/03/2021
O que no se escribe. Arquivos sonoros e creación contemporánea (Sound archives and contemporary creation) is a conference of learning and experimentation about our sound heritage, a sharing of traditional music from a perspective that is as unique as it is global

Exhibitions

15/06/2020 - 31/10/2020
10:00
Ad Limina Sancti Iacobi is the most loved collection of the artist Chencho Pardo Valdés, who carefully kept the drawings related to Galicia and they became part of his private collection. This exhibition is not only surprising for the artistic quality of the drawings and their...
09/07/2020 - 20/09/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Maruxa Seoane: achegamento a Mª Elvira Fernández López is an exhibition project that delves into the figure of Luis Seoane's inseparable companion, a key person in his career who, after the artist's death in 1979, would dedicate her life to recovering and bringing together...
23/09/2020 - 25/10/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
The mask: Defined as an object that represents a human, animal or purely imaginary face, with which people can cover the face so as not to be recognized, take on the appearance of another, or practice certain scenic or ritual activities. This transforming element is all this and...
02/10/2020 - 22/11/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Loreto Blanco, Graduate and Doctor in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country presents at the Eugenio Granell Foundation an extremely interesting exhibition that reflects the high level of imagination of this professor from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Vigo,...
22/10/2020 - 13/02/2021
Centro Cultural Afundación
The visual use of colour, the subjective representation of nature and the feminine universe are the three general concepts on which this second edition of the Mostra Internacional de Ilustración Contemporánea (MiiC) pivots, presenting for the second consecutive year in Santiago de...
05/11/2020 - 10/01/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
Within the framework of the International Meeting of Travel Books Compostela Ilustrada, every year a project is designed with female illustrators with the aim of highlighting the role of women in the art world. In this fourth edition, the artist selected was Asturian Catalina Rodríguez,...
02/06/2021 - 30/11/2021
Casa do Cabido
The exhibition is dedicated to the goldsmith Julio Lado Martínez, the last and leading exponent of a family saga dedicated to goldsmithing with strong roots in Compostela since the 19th century. It brings together a selection of pieces made by him throughout his life as a master of...
14/07/2021 - 09/01/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Curated by Deborah García Bello -deborahciencia- and Miguel Ángel Cajigal Vera -elbarroquista-, Galicia futura is the third major exhibition project of the Xunta de Galicia at the Cidade da Cultura on the occasion of Xacobeo 21-22 and closes the cycle initiated with Galicia,...

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