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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

11/04/2019 - 20/04/2019
From April 11 to 20, the fourth edition of the cycle 'De lugares e órganos' with concerts, itineraries to discover the  heritage,  projections and conversations with artists is celebrated. +Info      
26/01/2020
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the Banda Municipal de Música belonging to its Winter Cycle.    
12/02/2020
22:00 | Borriquita de Belem
15/02/2020
18:30 | Teatro Principal
After a hundred performances with their first show Concerto Singular (e Plural) - Audience Award Festiclown 2018, the best rated show in Domingos do Principal 2018-, Culturactiva Producións and Píscore present their second show: Concerto Con Fusión.  Four...
18/02/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
Concert by Cuban pianist Alejandro Vargas Rodrigues, based in Compostela, who is currently working on the subject of free improvisation, developing a complex, random and personal aesthetics with influences of classical music, folk, contemporary and jazz music.
26/02/2020
22:00 | Borriquita de Belem
27/02/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
Concert by Cuban pianist Alejandro Vargas Rodrigues, based in Compostela, who is currently working on the subject of free improvisation, developing a complex, random and personal aesthetics with influences of classical music, folk, contemporary and jazz music.

Theatre

22/04/2019 - 16/05/2019
In the Mostra de Teatro Universitario de Galicia, works from the three Galician universities will be presented at the Teatro Principal and at the Roberto Vidal Bolaño theater. +Info
29/10/2019 - 03/11/2019
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.
10/02/2020 - 14/02/2020
21:00 | Salón Teatro
As every year comes the International Festival of University Theatre, which on this occasion brings guests from Portugal, Lithuania and Almería, with works of great interest and quality

Gastronomy

30/01/2020
Yayo Daporta and Javier Rodriguez Taky, offer us a 4 hands and thus be able to enjoy the magic that allows us to have our palate and the imagination of both chefs.

Storytelling

17/02/2020
Borriquita de Belem
New session of the show that unites oral tradition and music by Celso F. Sanmartín and Benxamín Otero.

For children

24/01/2020
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
The Mupega is going to hold a didactic workshop on one of our most beloved stars: the Moon. The workshop will have a first didactic part in which different aspects of the moon will be worked on and some museum pieces used for its study will be seen. Finally, a small manual task will be carried out.
14/02/2020
Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
With the beginning of Carnival, MUPEGA organizes an activity with this theme, for which children between the ages of 6 and 9 are invited.

Fairs

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

Cinema

29/01/2020
19:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
The Museum of the Pilgrimages and Santiago organizes the screening of this documentary, in which there are gathered testimonies of pilgrims and it is focused to neighbours, tourists and pilgrims.
03/03/2020
20:00 | Centro Cultural Afundación
They are once again the protagonists of the Abanca social work film series. Four films that give voice to brave, daring, fighting women...  This cycle revolves around women and deals with issues such as the demand for rights, loneliness or decent work.  A transversal cycle that has as...
10/03/2020
20:00 | Centro Cultural Afundación
They are once again the protagonists of the Abanca social work film series. Four films that give voice to brave, daring, fighting women...  This cycle revolves around women and deals with issues such as the demand for rights, loneliness or decent work.  A transversal cycle that has as...

Fiestas

29/05/2019 - 02/06/2019
Celebration of the Ascensión festive celebrations. The programme includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young a lot of attractions in the Alameda. In 2019 Compostela will celebrate the Feast of the Ascension from May 29 to June 2, with a program designed for a diverse...
21/06/2019 - 24/06/2019
The neighbourhoods of Compostela join in the celebration of the San Xoán festivities, offering a wide range of activities for everyone.
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.    
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.    

Guided visits

13/03/2020
17:00 | Centro Sociocultural O Ensanche
Santiago de Compostela is known by the way to Santiago and being a World Heritage Site. And a cultural, educational and religious reference. But there are many aspects that its inhabitants are unaware of.  'Entendendo a cidade. Roteiros comentados' (Understanding the city. Commented...

Debates - colloquy

12/01/2020
18:30 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The Philo Cafés at the CGAC are public conversations open to anyone interested in discussing philosophical concerns and points of view from any discipline or level of knowledge.
02/02/2020
18:30 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The Philo Cafés at the CGAC are public conversations open to anyone interested in discussing philosophical concerns and points of view from any discipline or level of knowledge.
01/03/2020
18:30 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The Philo Cafés at the CGAC are public conversations open to anyone interested in discussing philosophical concerns and points of view from any discipline or level of knowledge.
10/05/2020
18:30 | CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
The Philo Cafés at the CGAC are public conversations open to anyone interested in discussing philosophical concerns and points of view from any discipline or level of knowledge.

Cultural centres

01/01/2020 - 30/06/2020
In this semester, the line of work in the playrooms of the Sociocultural Centres of Santiago de Compostela will revolve around the natural world, and will focus on the four elements that make it up: earth, air, water and fire. Moreover, both workshops and games will be organized by thematic...

Exhibitions

22/11/2018 - 15/05/2019
Hotel Palacio del Carmen, Autograph Collection *****
This collective exhibition is the result of a joint, interdisciplinary creative process in which artists and organizers have discussed the genre and how to undo it. Each participant has contributed their own particular vision, in order to offer the viewer a starting point from which to question...
04/07/2019
Fundación Eugenio Granell
The exhibition, curated by Mercedes Rozas, will open at the Eugenio Granell Foundation on Thursday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. +Info: http://www.fundacion-granell.org/actualidad/index.php
22/11/2019 - 01/03/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Jesús Madriñán (Santiago de Compostela, 1984) has one of the sharpest eyes for photography of the current panorama. His work has focused primarily on a reinterpretation of the portrait understood as an intermediate link between the psychological genre and the archive of...
25/11/2019 - 30/06/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Primores do múltiplo: encadernación e coleccionismo na Biblioteca de Galicia proposes to the visitor an approach to the technique of the binding, as much from the point of view of who chose for his private libraries certain creations with which they were considered to be ...
16/01/2020 - 16/02/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
In the words of Xurxo Lobato, the Luis Ksado Photographic Creation Award seeks to "Document through photography. To impact through the pain of the victims. To recover our silenced historical memory. To portray in an anthropological way the Galician girls and boys.  To travel to show us ...
16/01/2020 - 14/03/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
An exhibition by the painter Pedro Ávila Durán, who has a long career and is known for his still lifes with everyday objects.    
23/01/2020 - 14/03/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
The exhibition includes a representative selection of the legacy of this humanist as it is preserved in the historical background of the USC. Some of the exhibits are unique pieces in Spain, according to the curator of the exhibition, as is the case with his edition of Dictys Cretensis, which...
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...
24/01/2020 - 15/02/2020
Parque de la Alameda
A total of 80 large format images summarize what was 2019. A photographic account that can be seen until February 15th.  Each image is accompanied by an explanatory text and the date it was taken. They are distributed in 20 cubes of metallic structure, of meter and a half wide by...
27/01/2020 - 15/03/2020
Bibliographic exhibition
01/02/2020 - 02/02/2020
12:30
Almost 30 exhibitors will display the different varieties of  this flower that brings colour to the Galician gardens in the winter season, at the exhibition organized by the Cultural Association of Rocha Forte. Enjoy the beauty of Japonicas, Sinensis, Sasanquas ...among other literary...
08/02/2020 - 12/04/2020
DIDAC (DARDO Instituto do Deseño e das Artes Contemporáneas)
The DIDAC Foundation Collection is a legacy under construction that was born with the mission of projecting design and contemporary art. With the intention of generating a visual and documentary map of what has happened fundamentally since the nineteen-seventies until today, this collection...
21/02/2020 - 01/06/2020
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 - 12/04/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Travelling exhibition of the Federación Galega de Redeiras Artesás O Peirao
06/03/2020 - 14/06/2020
CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea)
Manfred Gnädinger (Radolfzell, 1936 - Camariñas, 2002) better known as Man de Camelle, was portrayed for decades by the press as an extravagant character, preventing us from looking beyond and acknowledging the true artistic dimension of his life and work.
13/03/2020 - 03/06/2020
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...
30/03/2020 - 18/04/2020
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Alliance Française Exhibition

Annual

18/02/2019 - 24/03/2019
Facultad de Geografía e Historia
The Concert Cycle Novos Talentos Musicais is aimed at Galician chamber musicians living in Galicia or students of Galician Music Centres up to 32 years of age. It is an initiative promoted by the Compostela Sound Association and the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC).
12/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
NOTE. This information is for the year 2019. Puppeteers from several countries present their singular productions. Children’s shows, outdoor performances and evening shows. And also round tables, exhibitions and workshops… an entire range of activities related to...
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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