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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

14/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
21:00 | 07. Monasterio de San Martiño Pinario
Directed by Mtro. Vicent Alberola (Benifairó - Valencia, 1970), on August 14 and 17, the opera “El Barbero de Sevilla” by Gioachino Rossini (Pesaro 1792 - Paris 1868) will be performed at the Church of San Martín Pinario.
15/11/2019
20:30 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
Aída, Verdi´s Opera, arrives at the Congress Palace of Santiago de Compostela on November 15 at 8:30 pm. +Info

Cinema

18/01/2020 - 19/01/2020
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The best animated films to see with the family return to the Cidade da Cultura in the fourth edition of Pequefilmes. A whole weekend of screenings, voting, audience awards and workshops to meet the demands of a small but demanding audience.  During the 18th and 19th of January 2020,...

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 - 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.    
01/02/2020 - 05/03/2020
Santiago de Compostela
Very close to Santiago: Boqueixón, A Estrada, Silleda, Touro, Vedra, Vila de Cruces
The “Xenerais da Ulla” is the most outstanding feature of the Ulla region’s traditional Carnival. It has been held in the surroundings of Santiago since the first half of the 19th century: the “Xenerais” (generals) ride on horseback, dressed in colourful...
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.    

Summer in the city

21/06/2019
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The City of Culture program more than 100 activities for the summer. +Info  

Exhibitions

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...

Annual

20/12/2015 - 28/12/2015
Teatro Principal
A festival is held every year around Christmastime, featuring a lyrical programme of classical Spanish zarzuelas, musicals and operetas by renowned interpreters. Organiser: Concello de Santiago / Asoc. Galega da Lírica Teresa Berganza.    
18/09/2019 - 23/09/2019
Teatro Principal
  Outstanding lied singers from all over the world give recitals along with the pianist and festival organiser Roger Vignoles. Each year deals with a central theme, giving rise to specialised conferences on the genre. Organizer: Concello de Santiago / Asociación de Amigos de...
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...