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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

28/09/2023
20:00 | Facultade de Filosofía
High Paw, Catuxa Salom and Ortiga will perform at the Jornadas de BenVidaUSC of the academic year 2023/24 with a concert in the praza de Mazarelos in Santiago de Compostela.
02/12/2023
19:30 | Sala Capitol
Special. Unique. Unrepeatable. An exclusive liturgical ceremony to celebrate 20 years of life.  An amazing musical coven of friendships.
17/12/2023
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Concert with which the Coro da Ra celebrates its 30th anniversary.
20/12/2023
20:00 | Teatro Principal
On the occasion of the anniversary of the premiere of the Galician anthem, the Teatro Principal is hosting a recital in which the Crecente Choir, the Solfa Choir and Cantigas e Agarimos will perform great classics of traditional Galician and Portuguese music.
23/12/2023
20:30 | Sala Capitol
On 23 December 1988, Zënzar (at that time Mördor) made their debut in the pub Non Sei da Silva (Cerceda). 35 years later, they are celebrating this anniversary by establishing themselves as the Galician rock band with the longest uninterrupted history behind them.
28/12/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
On 28 December, A banda da Loba will close their "Xabón Lagarta" tour at the Teatro Principal in Santiago de Compostela.
13/01/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
The group Leilía says goodbye to the stage with a new album and a farewell tour entitled 'Anque me vou non me vou'.
24/01/2024
19:00 | Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Santiago
"Fremosas, Cantigas de Amigo e de Amor" is the new work of the musical group Barahúnda formed by Helena de Alfonso and Jose Lara Gruñeiro.
26/01/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In this 2024 Guadi Gallego returns with a new show, Síntese Horizonte, expressly conceived to represent, live, in three unique functions on the boards of the theatres of Galicia. Síntese Horizonte is a bet of Guadi Gallego herself for the evolution of her own, because with each...
27/01/2024
21:30 | Gentalha do Pichel
Winter Guateque 20th anniversary of the Gentalha do Pichel
17/02/2024
21:00 | Riquela
MT y Pastor eléctrica bring their Galician tour to Santiago de Compostela.
27/03/2024
10:30
The itinerary will take in different places throughout the city that have to do with the figure of this illustrious musician and will end with a small concert, given by the organist and researcher Marco Aurélio Brescia, in which works by Olagüe included in the so-called Libro de...
11/04/2024
21:00 | Iglesia de la Compañía o de la Universidad
Concert as part of the USC's cultural cycle Primavera Cultural
13/04/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Presentation tour of Xabier Díaz's seventh album, entitled Axúdame a sentir.
20/04/2024
20:30 | Sala Capitol
Boyanka Kostova mixes Galician retranca, regional folklore and traditional rhythms; she adds urban, contemporary and electronic sounds, effects loops, samples, drum machines... The result is pure rural flow. Village Trap, but universal.  
25/04/2024
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
The Auditorio de Galicia is calling on the public to participate in this collective singing of 'Grândola,Vila Morena, and thus pay tribute to Portuguese society and the role of music in the face of oppression.  

Dance

29/02/2024
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Òscar Cobos Compañía de Danza

Theatre

21/10/2023
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The theatrical script, based on María Rei Vilas' novel "Flores de ferro", tells us first-hand the experiences of a young girl (Camila) who, in the late eighties, is forced by family needs to return to her mother's village. Once there, circumstances lead her to discover first-hand the...
28/10/2023
17:00 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Tarabela Creativa  Show for family audiences (from 6 years and up).
20/01/2024
19:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Santa Marta
A piece with a bit of dance by Tangatutanga Teatro
20/01/2024
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
BUTACAZERO, CENTRO DRAMÁTICO NACIONAL AND MIT RIBADAVIA. 
02/02/2024 - 03/02/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
CULTURACTIVA PRODUCIÓNS
03/02/2024
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Roberto Vilar celebrates 30 years painting the monkey on television by presenting and bringing his humour to the public in a surprising tour of Galician theatres. A show full of laughter and many surprises!
14/03/2024 - 16/03/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
TEATRO NACIONAL DONA MARÍA II, TEATRO NACIONAL SAN JOÃO, CENTRO DRAMÁTICO GALEGO, TEATRO DO NOROESTE –CENTRO DRAMÁTICO DE VIANA
21/03/2024
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Manquiña and Sabela Hermida in an amusing play directed by Darío Autrán.
06/04/2024
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
In 'Aquí Tou!', Touriñán takes a journey through his life, from his conception on the night of San Juan to a possible epitaph.
11/04/2024 - 26/05/2024
Salón Teatro
"Os actos e as profecías" is the central show of the 40th anniversary programme of the Centro Dramático Galego. The production, developed under the umbrella of the European project Phōnē, is directed by Tamara Canosa and has a cast of 20 performers. In it, a whole universe is...
20/04/2024
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
The Noites de retranca are back to share laughs and more laughs around the country.
26/05/2024
20:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Corentena'. Perdomo and Touriñán in live chat During the months of confinement in 2020, David Perdomo and Xosé A. Touriñán began to chat live via Instagram. Those nights they improvised different characters and interacted with the viewers who tuned in to...

Performance

21/08/2023
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
This show is part of the Festival C, organised by the Auditorio de Galicia, Compostela Cultura.  

For children

17/11/2023
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Children's workshop (from 8 to 11 years old) Activity in which children can discover, through simple experiments, the scientific principles on which the functioning of one of the pieces that form part of the museum's collection is based: the phonograph, the first device capable of recording...
09/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Winter has arrived, the cold in the form of snow, rain and frost. The school holidays are about to arrive but also Christmas, a time of the year full of magic, joy and surprises but in which some problems can also arise... Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the assembly hall,...
16/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Servando Barreiro Traditional songs and stories of these special dates, collected with the aim of helping families to get to know our traditions better so as not to lose them.  Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the assembly hall, admission is free until the...
22/12/2023
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Pakolas tells and sings the story of little Ramona, a little girl driven by constant restlessness with a very alert mind who loved to lose herself in the pages of Jules Verne. The Moon was for her an unstoppable source of unanswered questions. We thus live a new didactic and rock adventure...
23/12/2023
12:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
A whole day of activities for young children to socialise in Galician. Theatre, music, workshops, magic and much more.
23/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Ramiro Neira We love Christmas! Why? Because we are celebrating, because there is delicious food, because we are with our loved ones, because we dream and wish, and we are sure that all our dreams and wishes will come true! Aimed at children from 3 to 8 years old. In the...
30/12/2023
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Caxoto The Apalpador is a mythological character from the Galician tradition that was on the verge of disappearing but of which there are still some testimonies in the area of Courel and Ancares. Tradition has it that he is a giant, who was a charcoal burner who collected...
13/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Magic with Magician Toño
20/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Chus Álvarez
26/01/2024
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
Toy-making workshop
27/01/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Illustrated storytelling with Polo Correo do Vento
10/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling with Iván Davila
12/02/2024
16:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Come and enjoy the carnival at Gaiás with the ENTROIDO NA HORTA! This year the Gaiás carnival is set in the vegetable garden, so you are free to walk in the cabbages, become a potato or whatever you can think of for this day. We want to see your originality, although you can also...
17/02/2024
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
To commemorate Mother Language Day, the Library of Galicia brings a proposal in the form of a game in which we will speak in our language, in other languages and in languages that we invent.
24/02/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling-homage by Marisa Irimia
02/03/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Ana Carreira
05/03/2024
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Literary and artistic workshop by Claudia Herrero Kaczmarek  
09/03/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Cris de Caldas  
09/03/2024
11:00 | Museo Centro Gaiás
[De]construirnos is our proposal to commemorate this 8M, International Women's Day, with a fun game to break down stereotypes and build an egalitarian society for all. In this great gymkhana by teams, the Gaiás Centre Museum becomes a giant board and the participants become the pieces of...
16/03/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Iago Lopez  
23/03/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Miguel Ángel Alonso Diz
30/03/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Tarabelos

Music

02/04/2024
18:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Children's concert to celebrate Children's and Young People's Book Day.

For children

05/04/2024
18:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling for babies with Ana Carreira
Free
06/04/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Sole Felloza
06/04/2024
17:00 | Auditorio Abanca
In O Mundo Máxico de Pinocchio, the audience will find a curious musical theatre adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic. A story told through the eyes of Jiminy Cricket, who together with the Fairy Godmother, the Fox and the Cat will accompany Pinocchio on his way to becoming a real boy....
13/04/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Iago López
19/04/2024
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
What were the beginnings of writing in the world? Which civilizations were the pioneers in developing this precious tool?   WORKSHOP-Audience from 6 to 11 years old.
20/04/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by Charo Pita
Free
27/04/2024
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Storytelling by A Xanela do Maxín
13/05/2024 - 14/05/2024
10:30 | Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
Cycle of concerts for children and adults coordinated by Carmen Hermo and Virgina Villar and directed by Xacobe Martínez Antelo.  

Fairs

09/06/2023 - 18/06/2023
Plaza de la 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...

Festival

12/09/2023 - 17/09/2023
Riquela Club
Holanola Lab-Fesitval is an unpredictable event. Its main premise is that the spectator and the musicians have a meeting place crossed by different cultural contributions, to generate an exchange of knowledge around music. The atmospheric reference of the meeting is New Orleans, the city that...
23/02/2024 - 24/02/2024
Plaza de Mazarelos
It is undoubtedly a great daring that, in its sixth edition, the Rosalía Festival will be filled with sunshine, harmony and naturalness, to celebrate new and diverse creativity in the Galician language.

Literature

21/03/2024 - 23/03/2024
The Alguén que respira! festival will turn Compostela into the Galician epicentre of poetry. Faithful to its vocation to create a framework for reflection on reality and society today, this year the festival will focus on poetry in conflict territory, with special attention to areas of...

Educational events

01/07/2023 - 09/07/2023
The International Oral Narration Festival celebrates its eleventh edition in Santiago and 23 other municipalities in the 4 Galician provinces, also reaching Portugal.

Cinema

20/03/2024 - 26/03/2024
The International Ethnographic Film Festival Museo do Pobo Galego reaches its nineteenth edition in March, already consolidated as a benchmark event at Galician, national and even international level, specialising in ethnographic film and visual anthropology.  
17/04/2024
20:30 | Teatro Principal
"Suso. Fóra de lugar" is a documentary by Alberto Sacido in which the writer Suso de Toro reviews his path, in a constant dialogue that leads him to revisit his beginnings, his literary models and projects, the obstacles in his career, his political militancy, and the abandonment and...

Courses and workshops

15/02/2024
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite
Carnival couplets workshop by Sechu Sende. Organised by the Semente Association.

Fiestas

16/05/2023 - 21/05/2023
The celebration of the Fiestas de la Ascensión, the most beloved of the city's traditional festivals, brings a full programme that includes a wide range of musical styles, activities for young and old, the traditional bigheaded and the many attractions in the Alameda.
Free
10/05/2024
21:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Festival included in the Fiestas de la Ascensión, promoted by SD Compostela and the Concello de Santiago with the participation of Dios Ke te Crew, Boyanka Kostova and Cool Nenas. 
24/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
CSC de Conxo
The banquet that brought together university students, workers and craftsmen around the same table on 2 March 1856 to demand equality and freedom, remains in the collective memory as one of the foundational events of the galeguismo. FULL PROGRAMME COMING SOON  

Guided visits

07/03/2024
17:30 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Route by Maos Social Innovation  

Others

Free
01/12/2023 - 04/01/2024
Praza Roxa
The Carpa Roxa will be one of the focal points of Christmas in Santiago. Concerts, games, performances and attractions will fill the Ensanche of Santiago de Compostela with light and colour.

Conferences

20/09/2023
19:00 | Fundación Eugenio Granell
Mario Amorós will give the conference "A Unidade Popular chilena, 50 anos despois".
07/02/2024
19:30
Meeting with Noa Sobrino, philologist and peliqueira from Laza
26/02/2024
19:30 | Ateneo De Santiago
Conference entitled "Urban pasts, presents and futures. O proxecto Compostela (etno)gráfica", which will be given by Aldara Cidrás, PhD in Contemporary History from the USC.
27/02/2024
19:00 | Fundación Eugenio Granell
Talk by María José Domínguez entitled: "Roteiro pola psique. A travelogue to the interior". 
08/03/2024
18:30 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
On the occasion of the commemoration of Women's Day, the Library of Galicia, together with the CSIC, is organising a relaxed and interactive conversation between the attendees and a researcher, Miguel García Fernández, specialised in the study of women's history. 
14/03/2024
20:00 | Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
Informative science conference given by Xurxo Mariño

Exhibitions

17/10/2023 - 01/01/2024
Museo do Pobo Galego
The exhibition is an itinerary through the pieces of the permanent collection of the Museo do Pobo Galego that previously formed part of the now defunct museum that the Seminario de Estudos Galegos (SEG) created in 1930 in the Colegio de Fonseca, in Santiago de Compostela.
29/11/2023 - 28/04/2024
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Gaiás Centre Museum brings together a selection of paintings and drawings by José María Barreiro in an exhibition that pays tribute to the painter from Forcarei, who continued the renovation of Laxeiro's historical avant-gardism and post-avant-gardism.
22/01/2024 - 29/02/2024
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Bibliographic exhibition Xesús Chichi Campos, cartoonist, illustrator, scriptwriter and writer, is the person to be honoured on Illustration Day, which is celebrated every 30 January to recover historical figures of this discipline.
01/02/2024 - 06/04/2024
Museo-Fundación Eugenio Granell
This exhibition is based on revisiting the plastic and vital project of the artist Paco Pestana, through an exhibition that revolves around works, documentation and other elements of the artist, which are in private collections, trying to show the intense personality of this artist in a journey...
01/02/2024 - 20/03/2024
Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
Photography exhibitions and meetings with readers
02/04/2024 - 31/08/2024
Auditorio de Galicia
#Punctum puts two irrefutable realities on the table: that the designed band is art and that the Galician BD artists possess a visual power and an artistic discourse of the first order.
Free
20/09/2024 - 05/01/2025
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC)
As part of its programme featuring mid-career artists, the CGAC is delighted to present an individual exhibition of the work of Mar Caldas, a pioneer of feminist art in Galicia. Her work, which is fundamentally photographic, is constantly renewing its stance as a means of protest against the...

Art and History

12/10/2023
09:00 | Parque de la Alameda
Commemorative route between Compostela and Ortoño that will take place emulating the foundational walk that some of the members of the SEG made 100 years ago.

Festival

Free
01/08/2024 - 31/08/2024
During the summer, dance, circus, theatre, poetry, music, heritage, visual arts and much more in the streets of Compostela. All the programme at compostelacultura.gal

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