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Music

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.
16/05/2020
20:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
This female vocal music quintet specialized in ancient music will perform pieces related to the areas of the itinerary to the Holy Land followed in the 4th century by Egeria, the first female traveller in history to leave a written document of her journey. The concert will be broadcast on...
21/06/2020
Under the slogan Music for Walkers, the European Day of Music will be celebrated on Sunday 21 June. Compostela joins this celebration with a programme of open-air concerts in different styles in squares and streets throughout the day. The concerts will have a flashmob format, to avoid crowds of...
21/06/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Baroque, traditional, avant-garde and electronic music. Three different styles to celebrate in the Gaiás during a whole day the Day of the Music 2020 with the performances of El afecto ilustrado, Faia and Chisme. + INFO
27/06/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
04/07/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
08/07/2020
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...
11/07/2020
12:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
At the same time as the summer, a new cycle of music in the City of Culture, dedicated to the classics, will be reborn. Through the classical Matinees of Gaiás we will undertake a musical journey on Saturday mornings, which will take us from the classicism of Mozart to the...
15/07/2020
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...
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 | Iglesia de As 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...
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...
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...
20/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
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 | 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
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
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth

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

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.

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

24/07/2020
23:30
This year, the pyrotechnic show that marks one of the most eagerly awaited moments of the Festas do Apóstolo changes location so that everyone can enjoy it from their own neighbourhoods, and in many cases from their own homes.
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

17/02/2020
Borriquita de Belem
New session of the show that unites oral tradition and music by Celso F. Sanmartín and Benxamín Otero.
16/03/2020 - 30/06/2020
After canceling its programming, the Festival Atlantica is offering on its Youtube channel stories that were recorded by the guest storytellers to give them continuity under the hashtag #contononpara.    
Evento virtual
17/05/2020
19:00 | Museo de las Peregrinaciones y de Santiago
On this día das Letras Galegas we will delight, from the humor, with the stories based on the Galician traditions and other cultures, which connect with the Way of Saint James, with the Museum and with the concept of vital itinerary. It will be transmitted through the Museum's...

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.
01/06/2020 - 30/06/2020
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 - 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 - 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.
15/07/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
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
14/11/2020
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite

Fairs

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

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...

Literature

23/04/2020 - 30/04/2020
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.

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...
01/07/2020
22:30 | Parque de la Alameda
The Alameda de Santiago hosts an open-air film series, an activity organized by the Department of Youth.    
08/07/2020
22:30 | Parque de la Alameda
The Alameda de Santiago hosts an open-air film series, an activity organized by the Department of Youth.    
15/07/2020
22:30 | Parque de la Alameda
The Alameda de Santiago hosts an open-air film series, an activity organized by the Department of Youth.    
12/08/2020 - 13/08/2020
21:30

Courses and workshops

15/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
Due to the current circumstances of social isolation caused by the coronavirus, the City Council of Santiago offers an online training plan, which aims to open new opportunities for professional retraining, to adapt to the changing needs of the labor market and to strengthen the ability of job...

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

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.    
25/06/2020
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...
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...

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...
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...

Others

Evento virtual
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
Afundación transfers all its activity to the web, with live broadcasts, daily news, permanent updates and a living collection already made up of more than 300 educational, social and cultural resources.

Creation

12/09/2020
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Conferences

20/05/2020
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The two well-known popularizers Deborah García Bello and Quantum Fracture, in a talk with Miguel Ángel Cajigal, El Barroquista, will talk about how to approach scientific popularization and how to make pure science fun and engage a general audience of millions of people interested...
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...

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...
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

22/11/2019 - 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...
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.    
22/01/2020 - 26/07/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
A review of the cases and covers designs that accompanied the Galician music at the end of the 20th century, curated by Fausto Isorna. In his own words, "This is not, therefore, a history of Galician music, although it is one, but a journey through the work of artists, photographers, designers...
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...
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...
01/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
The Cathedral of Santiago Museum allows visitors to deepen their knowledge of the history and art of the Cathedral, through its different spaces and the temporary exhibitions it organizes; a visit to the history and art of the Cathedral of Santiago through its best artistic pieces.
20/04/2020 - 30/06/2020
This exhibition attempts to bring the public closer to the importance of research in microbiology by explaining, in very simple language, how human, animal and environmental factors contribute to the expansion of epidemic outbreaks in a globalized world, where infectious agents move freely...
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 - 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...
06/11/2020 - 04/04/2021
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...

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...
25/06/2020 - 04/07/2020
From 25 to 28 June and on 4 July, the streets of Compostela will be the venue for Prima20, the City Council's commitment to reactivating local commerce and recovering the streets of Santiago for citizens in the return to a new normality. There will be five days full of activities, for which...

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