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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

Music

24/08/2021 - 03/09/2021
From 24 August to 3 September, Santiago will once again be immersed in the melodies of its organs through the cycle De Lugares e Órganos, an event that forms part of Compostela's soundscape and which, at the same time, highlights and recovers sounds that are an important part of the...
18/09/2021
21:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
Pablo Milanés, one of the main exponents of the Spanish author song will continue presenting his 'Esencia' tour, a project that has had an excellent reception and has given him great satisfactions in European and American stages in the last two years. +info

Theatre

15/01/2022
19:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Shock 2 begins where Shock 1 ended, which began with the rise of the monetarist doctrine of Milton Friedman and his Chicago Boys, and continues to advance through the second half of the 20th century. Shock 2 begins in the 1980s, with the conservative revolution led in Europe by Margaret...
11/02/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
One morning, graffiti reading "GOLFA" appears in front of the door of a high school, an anonymous insult that uncovers the story that precedes it.

Fiestas

01/04/2022 - 03/04/2022
The ’romería’ of San Lázaro, a neighbourhood situated at the entrance of the city, on the Way of St. James, is both religious and gastronomic. The patron saint is honoured with a mass and a procession, in addition to an ancient tradition in which pig’s ...

For children

03/12/2021 - 05/01/2022
11:00 | Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
Near than 500 figures of clay and painted canvas, all handmade, make up this birth that includes different scenes, moving parts and also lighting and sound.    

Fairs

07/11/2021 - 09/11/2021
Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
The VI edition of the forum on the Camino de Santiago, Fairway, will be held from 7 to 9 November at the Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia in Santiago de Compostela.
16/12/2021 - 19/12/2021
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...

Fiestas

25/05/2022 - 29/05/2022
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.
23/06/2022
Plaza de Mazarelos
Coinciding with the Festivities of San Xoán, which fill the city with colourful and magical bonfires, Santiago welcomes, after two years of hiatus, a new edition of the festival that includes in its programme a variety of activities and workshops for the enhancement of Galician rites...

Others

03/12/2021 - 09/01/2022
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.    

Exhibitions

03/06/2022 - 10/09/2022
Centro Cultural Afundación
CIDADES NO TEMPO is an exhibition project that aims to highlight the urban identity of Galicia. This proposal, one of the most complex and ambitious organised in our community in recent years, is made up of seven different exhibitions, one for each of the main Galician cities. And in each...
07/06/2022 - 04/09/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

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...
Free
01/05/2022 - 08/05/2022
Parque de la Alameda
Annual fair that is held in the city’s most emblematic park, where you can find bargains in a great variety of publications, including books about Santiago and Galicia.
01/10/2022 - 09/10/2022
During its official week, the competition screens and awards prizes to short films in the following categories: 'Radar', 'Explora', 'Penínsulas' and 'Planeta GZ'. The programme also features master classes, concerts and gatherings, as well street screenings during summer.
08/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
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 puppets.

Fiestas

13/02/2022 - 01/03/2022
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...

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