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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

09/09/2020 - 23/09/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
The Xornadas de Música Contemporánea, promoted by the City Council, the USC and the CGAC, return from September 9th to 23rd with a proposal of half a dozen concerts and shows that bring to Compostela the most innovative proposals of the contemporary music scene.

Dance

03/09/2018 - 05/09/2020
This festival searchs for the dynamization and promotion of contemporary dance, offering for a week various activities around the dance: Training workshops, talks with dance professionals and small and medium format shows in Cloisters and Open Spaces of Compostela.
22/01/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The Nutcracker by Piotr Tchaikovsky is the most Christmassy work of the universal classical ballet. The magic of a Christmas party makes it possible for Masha's dreams to come true: the toys come to life, the Nutcracker becomes a beautiful prince and together, after facing the evil mice, they...
04/07/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The body and the land tighten their bonds in a dance and music show that transports us to the hard beauty of the work in the fields. Women are at the centre of this telluric connection; day and night, day after day repeated in an inexhaustible succession of seasons. The sun and the rain, the...
03/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The piece emerges as a need for movement research, based on the world of refugees and borders. Frontier barriers that, for centuries, we placed between worlds, countries and people. This distance, real and hypothetical, places both performers in a relationship of approach and distance, of power...
23/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Absolute masterpiece of Romantic dance theatre. It was premiered in 1841 at the Paris Opera, becoming a pure and fundamental piece of classical dance, both for the treatment of romantic ideals and for the use of the most refined theatrical technique of the 19th century. The Giselle ballet is...
11/10/2020
19:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
forest - basoa -, which hides, which covers. Magical or terrifying place. Like the forest that he wanted to cover up and make us forget a moment in history full of tragic references. A refugee camp, a concentration camp... Gurs, an place where hundreds of people gathered and died. A place close...

Theatre

06/06/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Going through the forests of memory we find a woman, many women, united by the same name, who incessantly ask themselves if there is a feminine destiny on Earth. As an echo of her own echo, in a journey that is not chronological but lived, Pope Joan wears male clothes and gives light in the...
01/07/2020 - 18/07/2020
Salón Teatro
Throughout the month of July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater.
03/07/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Matarile's latest creation directed by Ana Vallés is supported by a team of 14 people, nine of whom are interpreters. In 2018/19 the Azkuna Zentroa and the Centro de Danza de Zaragoza organise two auditions where 150 candidates are presented, two of which are selected to join the ...

Shows

18/07/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Mercedes e máis eu is the product of the collaboration between the artist Janet Novás and the composer Mercedes Peón.

Festival

Free
01/08/2020 - 01/09/2020
From August 1st to September 1st, dance, circus, poetry, music, heritage and much more in the streets of Compostela.  Download the complete programme and book the invitations on the Compostela Cultura website.
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...

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...

Annual

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...