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Music

07/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de Vista Alegre (Finca Simeón)
The Taller Atlántico Contemporáneo celebrates ten years of multidisciplinary activity in our country this year 2020, with presence in the most prestigious festivals and venues in the state. This concert is part of the celebrations of this tenth anniversary.
21/08/2020
12:30 | Capela Xeral de Ánimas
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
25/08/2020
12:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
26/08/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2020. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of prior invitation from 7:30 pm, every concert day at the reception in the hotel. The nights will start with...
01/09/2020
20:30 | Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
Tasto Solo presents a captivating program, which explores the origins of polyphony in Europe, through a varied selection of motets, composed in the mid-13th century, along with other pieces characteristic of the Ars Antiqua and early Ars Nova as the organum-florido (Gregorian chant ...
16/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
22/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
23/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
29/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
30/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
04/10/2020
12:00 | Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
04/10/2020 - 31/12/2020
Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
06/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
07/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
11/10/2020
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
14/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
16/10/2020
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
21/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
28/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
28/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
03/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
06/11/2020 - 08/11/2020
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The Museum of Pilgrimages is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its new exhibition site in Praza das Praterías with a series of activities over the weekend.
10/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
17/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
15/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
20/12/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
Special Christmas concert offered by the groups of the Orquestra da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.    
22/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The association Peregrinos Musicais is organising this Christmas concert in the University Paraninfo
26/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Christmas repertoire of these great musicians that continues with their 24 Galician popular instruments in their performances.
04/01/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This group of children's music includes the popular Galician classics, giving them their particular touch.    
06/01/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
20/02/2021
12:00
Online broadcasting through the Cidade da Cultura's youtube channel
09/03/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
On 9 March, a piano concert by Alba Raña will take place at the Paraninfo of the University.
16/03/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
18/04/2021
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
25/04/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
27/04/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
04/05/2021
20:00 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
08/05/2021
12:30 | Parque de la Alameda
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/05/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
10/05/2021 - 12/05/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series A Escola na Cidade. The students of the Curso Avanzado de Especialización Orquestal (CAEO) will perform several chamber concerts at the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago, on 10 and 12 May at...
11/05/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concert by pianist Anna Sarkisova
13/05/2021
19:30 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
15/05/2021
19:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
16/05/2021
20:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
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...
18/05/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
23/05/2021
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
26/05/2021 - 26/08/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2021. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of invitation. The nights will start with the musical session of a local DJ and will continue with live performances from...
01/06/2021 - 29/06/2021
June sees the arrival of a new edition of the Xornadas de Música Contemporánea, which this year is entitled INVISIBLES E SONORAS. There will be a total of three colloquiums and nine concerts with an almost complete programme of works composed by women; all the activities will ...
01/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Concerts cycle dedicated to F. Schubert at the Paraninfo of the University.    
03/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Piano concert by Javier López Jorge.    
07/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
08/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
10/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
14/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
15/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
17/06/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
18/06/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
The Escola de Altos Estudos Musicais continues with the concert series "A Escola na Cidade". As the culmination of their studies, the students of the Advanced Course of Orchestral Specialisation (CAEO) will perform several concerts in the Paraninfo of the University of Santiago on 7, 8, 10,...
19/06/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Four musicians, unknown, of very different styles, arrive at the stage without their instruments. The discovery of a marimba and all its possibilities turns what could be a disaster into a fun exercise in virtuosity, cooperation and musical fusion. Between scores, music stands and drumsticks,...
20/06/2021
12:30
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
21/06/2021
20:00
The Fundación SGAE in Galicia presents the ACENTO cycle, two days of concerts with the Galician language as a vehicle for artistic expression.
24/06/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
26/06/2021
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
08/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Praterías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
09/07/2021
20:30 | 20. Iglesia de San Martín Pinario
The church of San Martiño Pinario will be the venue for the next concert of the Real Filharmonía de Galicia, on Friday 9 July at 20:30. The concert is free of charge, but invitations must be collected, available on the website www.compostelacultura.gal from Monday 5 at 10:00...
20/07/2021 - 21/07/2021
11:30 | Museo do Pobo Galego
25/07/2021
21:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
29/07/2021
19:30 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
31/07/2021
20:00 | Plaza de Platerías
New concert of the spring cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    

Dance

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...
10/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
During the journey the bodies move because of the desire to be seen. The ego emerges from the sweat of the crowd. Life is a journey of bodies that desire and move. A voice says: just look. Am I what?' is the stage form that takes the need to question who they are. This question arises from a...
17/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
What if the only thing that can move with absolute awareness and control is the legs? Through researching this idea, I developed a personal quality of movement. Opp talks about duality, about the existence of antonyms, about the search for agreement to move forward; but also about many other...
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

03/05/2021 - 09/05/2021
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The XXI Mostra de Teatro Universitario is held in the city, a true showcase of the Galician university theatre movement, as it is the venue for all the companies of the USC as well as the companies of the universities of Vigo, Ourense and Lugo.    

Performance

01/08/2020
19:00
Interdisciplinary artist Monica Mura will walk through the streets of the historic city center wearing The New Armor, an ancient artifact rescued and updated to fight the invisible enemy of the post-Covid-19 era.  The action aims to explore the real difficulties that arise when it...

Shows

06/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
The drawing of life begins. You are born and find a world to discover, a world to run and turn. Time passes, the years go by, and suddenly you have no time to play. And the wind blows, the wind of chance, that tickles you, that pushes you, that brings you and takes you and maybe with good luck...
13/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Flou Papagayo is an ode to the soul and to multi-colour. A powerful and inevitable need to excavate and rediscover all the faces and nuances of this inner parrot that moves our bodies, howling to express itself unconditionally and that, without law or code, sustains our vital and scenic...
18/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Two high quality international companies join their components from Italy, France, Chile and Portugal to create this show. The show uses acrobatic performances as a mechanism to reveal how we think and how our mind is structured, in a journey towards self-knowledge.  The idea of the...
20/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
El gran final aims to be a tragicomedy that bases its essence on the reunion of two clowns who had to separate many years ago due to the outbreak of a civil war. This war interrupts their last performance, just before the great final act. The conflict forces them to go their separate ways and...
27/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
The new Circo Expreso show after the success of Un Día de Playa. A strong, smart, attractive and funny woman meets a stupid... man. He must do anything to be with her, and she will do anything to escape. She's a self-made woman, he's childish.  We will see how their frantic...

Storytelling

28/12/2020
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This renowned and award-winning storyteller will tell a typical Christmas story accompanied by a string quartet, the Ensemble ConcertArt, which will delight the little ones and those who are not so little.

For children

01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
Since prehistoric times, plants have been used to treat all kinds of illnesses due to their soothing, anaesthetic, antiseptic or vulnerary properties. Plant species were collected to be used in a series of health problems, taken as an infusion or applied as...
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
In this activity, the attendees will be explained the many uses that plants can have. For this, a botanical itinerary will be made around Belvís Park in which the uses of plants in general will be discussed, and visitors will place cards with the symbols on their uses to identify them....
01/07/2020 - 06/09/2020
CIPX: Centro de Interpretación dos Parques e Xardíns de Compostela
It is aimed at both children and mixed teams in which adults can accompany the child. It will begin with an explanation in which the participation of the participants will be encouraged. It will be about Belvís Park and its surroundings: historical introduction, vegetable elements,...
01/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
Summer arrives and with it one of the most consolidated programs in the municipal programming as it is Vive o verán. There are more than 4,500 places for 325 activities that will take place in the city's socio-cultural centres throughout the month of July.
03/08/2020 - 04/09/2020
11:45
Open activities organized by Xandobela to play, know,  discover, share, and, finally, to recover the street as play space and meeting for children.
04/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
05/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
11/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
25/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
01/09/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/09/2020
12:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
24/10/2020 - 26/12/2020
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
During the months of October to December, the MDPS will launch the third edition of Museo en Familia, a programme of activities to turn the Museum into a cultural meeting place for all audiences, with special attention to children and their family environment.  This year, due to the...
14/11/2020
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite
17/12/2020 - 02/01/2021
From 17th December to 2nd January, the Apalpadora and the Paxe de Nadal will visit the socio-cultural centres in Santiago.    
27/12/2020
18:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
The traditional Festa do Apego becomes a Festival on this occasion, with a cast of artists recognised by the small audience who will put on an unprecedented show that shows the wealth of creations in the Galician language for children
28/05/2021
17:00 | Parque de la Alameda
The Rede de Centros Socioculturais de Santiago celebrates the World Play Day with an afternoon of activities in the Alameda, where we can find games and different shows.

Fairs

10/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
Praza da Quintana
The Compostela Book Week is the result of collaborative work between the Santiago City Council and the Compostela Book Table. It was born last year, 2017, with the aim of meeting the demands and needs of booksellers and publishers in the Galician capital, and with the challenge of going one...
02/12/2020 - 05/01/2021
As every year, locals and visitors can do their Christmas shopping at the 70 stalls of decoration, gourmet food and crafts (jewellery, wood, ceramics, glass, leather, toys, textiles, original watering can, design ...) of the market in addition to the wide range of local shops in the ...
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...
24/04/2021
Seminario Menor (Minor Seminary)
The I Festa do Libro e da Cultura hosts a lot of activities with the participation of some forty entities, including bookshops, publishers, craft and gastronomy stalls, theatre companies and music and dance academies.
03/07/2021 - 04/07/2021
Pazo de San Lourenzo de Trasouto

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...
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.

Literature

05/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de la Alameda
Na distancia medran versos is the proposal of poetry of the Festival C for the month of August, which will take place in the Paseo da Ferradura of the Alameda . There we will be able to enjoy recitals of recognized voices of the Galician poetry.
23/04/2021
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Biblioteca de Galicia invites ten of our most representative authors to share with the public their experiences around a singular work of Galician literature. The aim will not be that they talk about their own work, but about a title of our literature, selected by themselves, which has...
04/06/2021
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Biblioteca de Galicia invites ten of our most representative authors to share with the public their experiences around a singular work of Galician literature. The aim will not be that they talk about their own work, but about a title of our literature, selected by themselves, which has...
18/06/2021
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Biblioteca de Galicia invites ten of our most representative authors to share with the public their experiences around a singular work of Galician literature. The aim will not be that they talk about their own work, but about a title of our literature, selected by themselves, which has...
02/07/2021
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Biblioteca de Galicia invites ten of our most representative authors to share with the public their experiences around a singular work of Galician literature. The aim will not be that they talk about their own work, but about a title of our literature, selected by themselves, which has...

Cinema

12/08/2020 - 13/08/2020
21:30
18/12/2020 - 23/12/2020
Salgueiriños
From 18 to 23 December you can get free access to the Salgueiriños car park to experience the cinema in a unique way using our vehicle's radio equipment.

Celebrations

04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Christmas arrives in Compostela with a programme full of activities included in the attached publication.    
08/03/2021 - 28/03/2021
Compostela celebrates International Women's Day with a special programme with conferences, cinema, plays and music. Check the full programme at artellandofeminismo.gal
14/05/2021 - 18/05/2021
Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
18/05/2021 - 25/05/2021
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Free
11/06/2021 - 12/06/2021
Prima 21 is the festival of local commerce in Santiago. Shops will take to the streets and to celebrate the event there will be concerts, theatre, music, workshops, traditional parades and a circus cabaret.    
23/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
24/06/2021 - 11/07/2021
Parque de la Alameda

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...
26/09/2020
Monte do Gozo
Discgolf is a new sport that is played like traditional golf, changing the ball and clubs for a Frisbee®. It shares with golf the goal of completing each hole in the least number of shots. The Monte del Gozo tournament is an opportunity to get closer to this new practice, where...

Fiestas

17/07/2020 - 31/07/2020
This year's Apostle's festivities bring proposals for all audiences in smaller and safer formats, giving a boost to local and nearby artists, complemented by other more renowned artists to make a program for all audiences. Circus, music, cinema and humour join the traditional events of these...
04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
Casa da Conga
People who cross the Praza da Quintana at dusk during the Christmas season will receive a very special greeting from 8 Galician illustration professionals.    
04/12/2020 - 06/01/2021
18:00 | Parque de la Alameda
A tour of artistic illumination through the singular characters and other milestones in the history of Santiago and Galicia present in the Alameda de Santiago.    
13/05/2021 - 16/05/2021
The celebration of the Festas da Ascensión brings a full programme that includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young and old, the traditional "cabezudos" (big-headed figures) and many attractions in the Alameda.    
24/06/2021 - 27/06/2021
The San Pedro district celebrates its fiestas with a programme that includes numerous leisure activities for all ages and publics. To adapt to the new normality, this time there will be ephemeral performances in the neighborhood, games in the street and various virtual...
20/07/2021 - 31/07/2021
From 20 to 31 July, Santiago will host the Festivities of the Apostle which, once again, will be marked by the restrictive measures dictated by the health authorities due to the pandemic. They begin with the opening speech by Cantigas e Agarimos, which this year celebrates 100 years of life,...

Guided visits

01/08/2020
19:30
Through various places in Compostela linked to his life, we will get to know the biography and career of Isaac Díaz Pardo, a native of Compostela and one of the most important figures in our recent history. Rua das Hortas, Obradoiro Square, the Main Theatre or the Sargadelos Gallery...
02/08/2020
12:00
Through various places in Compostela linked to his life, we will get to know the biography and career of Isaac Díaz Pardo, a native of Compostela and one of the most important figures in our recent history. Rua das Hortas, Obradoiro Square, the Main Theatre or the Sargadelos Gallery...
02/08/2020
19:30
Through various places in Compostela linked to his life, we will get to know the biography and career of Isaac Díaz Pardo, a native of Compostela and one of the most important figures in our recent history. Rua das Hortas, Obradoiro Square, the Main Theatre or the Sargadelos Gallery...
06/08/2020
19:30
Through various places in Compostela linked to his life, we will get to know the biography and career of Isaac Díaz Pardo, a native of Compostela and one of the most important figures in our recent history. Rua das Hortas, Obradoiro Square, the Main Theatre or the Sargadelos Gallery...
07/08/2020
19:30
Through various places in Compostela linked to his life, we will get to know the biography and career of Isaac Díaz Pardo, a native of Compostela and one of the most important figures in our recent history. Rua das Hortas, Obradoiro Square, the Main Theatre or the Sargadelos Gallery...
12/09/2020
On the occasion of the Heritage Night, held simultaneously in various cities of the state that belong to the UNESCO Heritage Cities Group, Santiago de Compostela offers a very special night with a multitude of activities. Complete programme and live broadcast at...
14/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
The 'Semana do patrimonio invisible' is a cycle programmed by the Culture Area of the City of Santiago de Compostela with the colaboration of 'Deputación da Coruña' that opens the treasury portals of the Compostela Cultural Heritage, usually...

Creation

12/09/2020
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
24/03/2021 - 04/04/2021
As part of the programme of O que non se escribe - conferences on contemporary creation based on sound archives- a sound walk is now available that will guide participants through different points of the city where they can find sound treasures. Each point hides a QR code to scan and listen...

Conferences

20/08/2020
17:30 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Whith the expert in organ conservation and restoration, Óscar Laguna, one of the members of the team who worked on the recovery of organs such as those of the University Church, San Paio or Iria Flavia, we will take a look back at the fruits of the restoration work undertaken in recent...
07/11/2020
11:30
This edition of the Urban Illustration Days is presented in virtual mode and will be concentrated on the day of Saturday, November 7. A series of meetings with illustrators, moderated by Maru Goda.
20/11/2020 - 27/11/2020
10:00
After a week that gave access to thousands of job offers and a multitude of training courses, the closing forum of the Talentia Summit '20 will be held on Friday 27 November at 6 p.m. The event can be followed via streaming on the Talentia website and already has over 1,000 registered...
11/05/2021
19:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
20/05/2021
19:30 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago

Cultural centres

23/04/2021
The rede de Centros Socioculturais programmes a dozen activities to promote reading on the occasion of International Book Day in the CSCs of Santa Marta, Vite, O Romaño, Conxo and Fontiñas and three actions in social media, including a book...

Meetings

Exhibitions

21/02/2020 - 31/12/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
As a member of the first generation of installation artists that emerged in the American art scene in early years of the nineteen-seventies, Francesc Torres (Barcelona, Spain, 1948) is widely known as one of the historic points of reference in multimedia installation art. His personal and...
04/03/2020 - 30/08/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Travelling exhibition of the Federación Galega de Redeiras Artesás O Peirao
13/03/2020 - 31/12/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Caosmos is an approach to the career of the Galician artist Antón Patiño (Monforte de Lemos, Lugo, 1957), focussing on an anthology of pieces that covers different stages of his work in the field of plastic arts, from his participation in the foundation of Atlántica (a...
27/06/2020 - 25/10/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Galician native mountain is characterized by its uncultivated land (without cultivation or labor), where every stone has a name and every plant a use; and where in many of its corners millenary legends sprouted that fed its identity. It is more than a landscape; it is a container of a rich...
29/06/2020 - 12/09/2020
Centro Cultural Afundación
The exhibition Con D de arte. Unha ollada infantil á Colección de Arte Afundación máis contemporánea, which was inaugurated on 11 February, was open for less than a month due to the security measures adopted by the coronavirus crisis and will reopen until 12...
01/07/2020 - 01/07/2021
Compostela Photo is an Urban Festival of Photography that takes place in the urban environment of the Ensanche of Compostela within the program 'O teu Xacobeo' of the Xunta de Galicia, with a very singular exhibition format that invites the visitor to discover the works of 15 contemporary...
01/07/2020 - 30/09/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Once again, the Galician Library wants to contribute to the dissemination of the figure chosen by the Royal Galician Academy to be honoured on the Day of the Galician Letters. This year 2020 the figure chosen was the scholar of the Galician language and literature Ricardo Carvalho Calero....
03/07/2020 - 29/08/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
Starting from the impact caused by the disaster in Fukushima in 2011, the painter Alfonso Costa reflects on the transformation that human beings have undergone as society and technology have advanced.    
10/07/2020 - 29/08/2020
Galería de Arte Luisa Pita
To reopen her gallery after the confinement, Luisa Pita brings together seven artists, four of whom represent the most contemporary Galician plastic art in their different lines of work. In painting Quintana Martelo and Menchu Lamas, in photography Juan Adrio (selected by the Aena Foundation...
11/07/2020 - 31/12/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The exhibition space of the Galician Archives and Library is open to the public with the exhibition Memoria dunha década, which celebrates the ten years of existence of the Galician Archives.
15/07/2020 - 30/07/2020
Throughout these days you can see Javi Bermejo's robotic creations, all made with waste materials, in the windows of Arctic (Vilar, 49), the Dispensario & Queroté (Cardenal Payá, 7) and Tejidos Katy (Preguntoiro, 36).    
22/07/2020 - 10/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
This is a journey to childhood for both for adults and children, and an invitation to discover how childhood has been projected in the cinema over its more than one hundred years of history. This is the idea behind the exhibition organised in the City of Culture by La ...
25/07/2020 - 04/10/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
The Museo do Pobo Galego Library has an interesting and multidisciplinary bibliographic and documentary collection, mostly coming from both private and institutional contributions. On this occasion, we are going to get to know Galicia through a careful anthology of tourist guides (books,...
27/07/2020 - 16/08/2020
Parque de la Alameda
Andrade is the Galician master to whom the Galician Academy of Fine Arts dedicates the Day of the Galician Arts 2020, for the diffusion of his figure and artistic trajectory. Andrade is one of the first great natural architects of Galicia in the middle of the Baroque, master of the most...
01/08/2020 - 20/09/2020
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
Following the cycle of exhibitions based on the influence of the Parisian school, from this August, in the heart of Compostela, it will be possible to make a journey to the first half of the 20th century, through the art of the great masters who lived in the French capital in search of the...
16/09/2020 - 31/12/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
Curated by Ignacio Barcia and Iñaki Martínez Antelo, the exhibition Mirar o son, which brings together more than two hundred documents, proposes an approach to the new forms of musical notation that have emerged from approximately the middle of the 20th century to the present ...
17/09/2020 - 21/10/2020
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
METRO presents Brisa de vilanos, a journey through David Catá's most recent work (Viveiro,1988). A beautiful exhibition that includes a selection of photographs and paintings impregnated with that unique poetic that envelops the symbolic universe of this genuine and multifaceted...
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...
25/09/2020 - 07/11/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
The Exhibition Concepción Arenal. A conciencia da razón, is conceived as the central act of the homage that the USC pays to the Ferrol thinker on the occasion of the Bicentenary of her birth that is commemorated in this year 2020. Organised by the Vice-Rector's Office for...
01/10/2020 - 30/11/2020
08:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
01/10/2020 - 31/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Galicia, de Nós a nós will be the most ambitious exhibition to date on the Nós Generation. It aims to show society the significance of what, together with the Rexurdimento, is probably the most relevant historical moment in the shaping of Galician culture and...
05/10/2020 - 30/11/2020
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
10/10/2020 - 07/11/2020
Os catro gatos
The sculptor from La Mancha, Austión Tirado, (Mota del Cuervo, 1978) began with Master Enrique Vergara, who taught him the technique of the trade of the ancient boilermakers, the cold beaten plate, consisting of shrinking and stretching the material of carbon and stainless steels, a ...
15/10/2020 - 06/12/2020
11:00 | Museo do Pobo Galego
The Xacobeo 2021 Cultural Projects Fund of the Xunta de Galicia joins the tribute to the centenary of the Nós Generation, with the collaboration of the Museo do Pobo Galego, through the exhibition Sea of Books, by Isabel Pintado, which will be on display in San Domingos de Bonaval until...
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...
06/11/2020 - 30/05/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Coinciding with the centenary of the birth of Isaac Díaz Pardo (22nd August 1920-5th January 2012), an exhibition was conceived at the Museo Centro Gaiás  which had approached his overflowing personality and his extensive and multifaceted work, always from an integrating...
12/11/2020 - 07/03/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Hejduk towers will become a sound and visual deposit of experiences of the Way of St. James, collected during the year of the pandemic, until the 7th of March. The distance of the image is the title of this artistic intervention, signed by the visual creators Felipe Romero and Marius I....
Free
20/11/2020 - 31/12/2020
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
The exhibition Virxilio brings together all the characteristics that make up the painting of the author born in the city of Las Burgas, with the aim of offering a precise and honest retrospective of an artist vital to the Galician avant-garde.
02/12/2020 - 31/01/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
A voz presente, the exhibition's motto, gives meaning to an exhibition in which Carvalho's word is the main protagonist. Through his own voice, his writings and the interviews granted, the author's presence is materialized in each of the spaces that make up the exhibition, curated by...
04/12/2020 - 05/01/2021
11:00 | Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
More than 200 figures of clay and painted canvas, all handmade, make up this birth that includes different scenes, moving parts and also lighting and sound.    
11/12/2020 - 25/01/2021
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
Olmo Blanco presents PARKING, his new work in a hybrid exhibition format in which the barriers between art and craft converge to turn their gaze towards a society dominated by digitalisation and industrialisation.
Free
14/12/2020 - 31/12/2020
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
During this last month of the year, the José Lorenzo Contemporary Art Gallery gathers in its space in the Plaza del Toural, a compilation of the most outstanding and outstanding rubrics of the art of Galicia, housing a great variety of styles, plastics and morphologies.
17/12/2020 - 30/01/2021
Trinta
This exhibition -using the gallery's own architectural configuration- is articulated in its two floors from two different but complementary perspectives.
26/12/2020 - 20/02/2021
Colexio de Fonseca
The renowned engraver, born in Venezuela but from Vigo, by adoption, profession and heart, Yolanda Carbajales, exhibits her work in an exhibition that is certainly entitled Á procura da luz
13/01/2021 - 30/05/2021
Casa do Cabido
This exhibition extols the baroque spirit of the Casa do Cabido, promoting the idea of the mystery hidden behind the stony cloth of its façade.    
13/01/2021 - 25/04/2021
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The exhibition, promoted by the Consello da Cultura Galega, offers a journey through the most human side of Alfonso X, but also through the modern conception of his political project, his universality and his firm and decisive commitment to culture in general and the Galician ...
21/01/2021 - 27/02/2021
Centro Cultural Afundación
A Caza shows the 22 originals of the comic of the same name, winners of the Castelao Comic Prize awarded annually by the Deputación de A Coruña.
04/03/2021 - 23/04/2021
Colexio de Fonseca
The exhibition 'Dona Emilia e Compostela' will be curated by José Manuel González Herrán, professor of Spanish Literature at the USC and member of the board of the Ateneo de Santiago
11/03/2021 - 06/06/2021
Museo do Pobo Galego
The Museo do Pobo Galego presents a collection of forty posters that are accompanied by flyers, stickers and other materials that refer to the 8th March, from the 1980s to well into the 21st century.
18/03/2021 - 05/09/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Os brancos segredos do seu ventre shows a selection of 53 works from the Fundación Rac by Bea Espejo, curator of this new project of the Museo Centro Gaiás. The RAC Foundation, situated in Pontevedra, founded by Carlos Rosón (Santiago de Compostela, 1955), treasures more...
23/03/2021 - 08/08/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The installation by Miguel Moreno Mateos (Madrid, 1978) is an allegory of the process of vital growth, a metaphorical journey through the processes that define us as people, that unite and differentiate us from others and link or separate us from the ecosystem.
24/03/2021 - 27/06/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
Solovki is how the islands of the Solovetsky Archipelago in the middle of the White Sea are commonly known in Russia. On the most protected part of the main island, next to a natural harbour, is the Orthodox complex of the Solovetsky Monastery, a World Heritage Site. But Solovki was also a...
27/03/2021 - 15/08/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Pharaoh. King of Egypt explores the symbolism and ideology of the Egyptian monarchy and attempts to reveal the stories that lie behind the objects and images of the heritage left us by this ancient civilization. The exhibition organized by the La Caixa Foundation includes 140 pieces from the...
31/03/2021 - 15/05/2021
Centro Cultural Afundación
New photography exhibition until 15 May at Afundación in Santiago de Compostela. Through 216 photographs, Adolfo Enríquez shows Galicia and its rich historical heritage, an invitation to its inhabitants and those who visit it to know, discover and also rediscover its great ...
08/04/2021 - 29/04/2021
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
The exhibition is the result of research work carried out by the Galicia Cidade e Territorio group, as a result of the grant awarded to the University of A Coruña as part of the O Teu Xacobeo programme, on the architecture of water as it passes through the five pilgrimage routes that...
15/04/2021 - 06/05/2021
Espacio de Arte Campus Stellae
On the occasion of the great public reception of her previous exhibitions, the art department of Campus Stellae is preparing a new exhibition by Ángeles Goás.
16/04/2021 - 31/05/2021
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
After nine years, Suso Basterrechea (Ferrol, 1968) returns to the METRO Gallery to update us on what has been happening in his studio in recent times. "Quise ser perfecto, quise ser minimalista, pero tengo goteras" is the title of this exhibition, a proclamation taken from one of his works,...
01/05/2021 - 31/10/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura de Galicia launches a third edition of Reb/veladas en el paisaje, a cycle of artistic interventions in the green spaces of the Gaiás with which it seeks to give visibility to the presence of women in contemporary art, incorporating a gender perspective that reflects...
06/05/2021 - 03/06/2021
Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The exhibition 'Corpos presentes' proposes a new itinerary through the art collection of the Fundación María José Jove, based on an exhibition project, a documentary and a publication on different concepts related to pilgrimage and inner...
07/05/2021 - 10/06/2021
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
Línea rota de horizonte is an exhibition featuring a large-scale installation that establishes a dialogue with the structures of the city and its relationship with nature, in many cases mistreated and neglected or, as in this case, mutilated. It will also be complemented by other...
17/05/2021 - 25/05/2021
Zona "C"
The exhibition brings together a collection of poems by the author with portraits taken by the photographer Xulio Gil in the 80s and 90s when they were a couple. Xulio was winner of the 2013 Galician Critics' Prize for the Visual Arts and the author of the most emblematic images of Xela....

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