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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...

Gastronomy

11/11/2021 - 28/11/2021
Santiago has a wide and diverse gastronomic offer based on the best Galician products and combining traditional and nouvelle cuisine. Santiago (é)Tapas, the city's tapas competition, is the perfect opportunity to discover the quality of the city's gastronomy, as it allows you to...

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

16/12/2021 - 19/12/2021
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

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...

Courses and workshops

27/01/2022
16:30 | Fundación Eugenio Granell
The intention of this activity is to reconnect with the natural instinct to play, to invent and listen to oneself, as well as to enhance the development of intuition.

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...

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".

Cultural centres

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

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...
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,...
13/10/2021 - 30/01/2022
Auditorio de Galicia
29/10/2021 - 30/12/2021
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition covers the 90 years of history of the emblematic Café Derby, a cultural reference in Compostela. It shows documentation and unpublished images of the Café and a recreation of the original space, with some of the furnishings such as chairs, tables and lamps....

Gastronomy

11/11/2022 - 25/12/2022
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...

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...

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