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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.
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...
28/11/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The artist/mass, DJ/bodies, music/movement dialogue is integrated into a night or concert environment through the lighting proposal and the strong commitment to live music. The bodies that attend the DIRECTO9 concert live a group experience. As if they were athletes' bodies, they take their...
19/12/2020
18:30 | Teatro Principal
28/04/2021
20:00 | Teatro Principal
Dosis de paraíso is Sharon Fridman's new creation, an exploration of love and relationships, in which she develops a dialogue with new technologies in search of emotional spaces, thanks to the collaboration with international artists from Belgium and...
29/04/2021
19:30 | Teatro Principal
The dancer and creator Marta Alonso presents her own history in dance, through a little girl who plays and dances with her mother, her first movements with the music of the 80s and 90s, and her contact with classical ballet, ending this journey in contemporary dance, without forgetting the...
22/05/2021
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The piece EM-NA is based on the idea of vibration as a manipulative element. It is an investigation into "subcutaneous acoustics" through vibration and the resulting silence in the body of the other. The relationship between the performers goes through different states: compressing,...

Theatre

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 ...
06/12/2020
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...

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.

Fairs

07/06/2021 - 10/06/2021
Salón Teatro
AGADIC organizes a new edition of the Galician performing arts market. 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...

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...
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...
21/06/2021 - 10/07/2021
Throughout the months of June and July, the USC develops its performing arts festival, with an extensive program that includes dance, music and theater. USCénica 2021 will take place between 21 and 10 July, with continuous programming from Wednesday to Saturday in the Roberto Vidal...

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...

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

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...

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