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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Theatre

29/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.

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.

Fairs

29/02/2020
Plaza de Cervantes
Fair of Rosalian products with musical performances, theatre, regueifa and workshops.

Fiestas

21/06/2019 - 23/06/2019
Plaza de Mazarelos
While St. John’s Bonfire Night is taking place, Santiago hosts a festival, for the fourth year in a row, with a artisan market and a program  with a wide range of activities and workshops to highlight the Galician traditions of this time of year, marked by the summer solstice. 
01/02/2020
17:30 | Centro Comercial Área Central
On Saturday February 1 will take place in Área Central  the 'Presentation of Entroido dos Xenerais da Ulla 2020' with the participation of the 'Xenerais da Ulla' making their traditional 'atranques (or high) on horseback.    
01/02/2020 - 05/03/2020
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...
08/02/2020
19:30
The parish of Castiñeiriño in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
15/02/2020
19:00
The parish of Marrozos in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
16/02/2020
19:00
The parish of Angrois in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.
22/02/2020
18:30
The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates on february 22 its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance..    
23/02/2020
19:00
On the afternoon of February 23, the parish of O Eixo in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance, which involves a stagin where different characters take part.    

Summer in the city

21/06/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The City of Culture program more than 100 activities for the summer. +Info  

Exhibitions

14/05/2019 - 28/12/2019
11:00 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The exhibition has two sections, one of biographical content that proposes an itinerary throught the life of Antonio Fraguas, with special attention to his career as galician and teacher, an active member of the most outstanding institutions of the country's culture during eight fertile...
11/12/2019 - 26/01/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
'Nós de onte a hoxe: 100 years of history' is an exhibition held by the Federación de Asociacións Culturais Galiza Cultura, in collaboration with the Museo do Pobo Galego. +info    
23/01/2020 - 06/02/2020
Centro Comercial Área Central
From February 1 to February 18, 2020, the photographic exhibition "Xenerais da Ulla" will be exhibited in Área Central. A sample of selected images, full of color, which reflects the essence and character of the traditional rural carnival of the "Xenerais da Ulla", declared a Festival of...
04/03/2020 - 30/08/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Travelling exhibition of the Federación Galega de Redeiras Artesás O Peirao
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
Galicia, un relato no mundo explores the interaction, role and impact of the Galician historical territory on the rest of the world, breaking with the myth of isolation and periphery, in a journey that takes us from prehistory to the present day. Through this virtual window, different materials...

Annual

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.