Festival de San Xoán 2022
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Festival de San Xoán 2022
23/06/2022
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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 and traditions of this time of the year, marked by the summer solstice.

The programmed activities include workshops on San Xoán herbs, a free train through the cacharelas, music, queimadas with spells, etc.

  •     FESTIVAL OF SAN XOÁN | PRAZA DE MAZARELOS

17.00-18.00: PANDEIRETA AND TRADITIONAL PERCUSSION WORKSHOP.
17.00-18.00: TRADITIONAL DANCES WORKSHOP
18.15-19.15: GALICIAN DANCE WORKSHOP
18.15-19.15: SINGING, ATURUXOS, PERCUSSION AND CHASCARRASCHÁS WORKSHOP
19.20-21.00 (or until stocks last): SAN XOÁN HERB WORKSHOPS -every 30 min-.

21.00-22.20: CONCERT BY XURXO FERNANDES
22.20-23.35: INCANTATION AND TASTING OF QUEIMADA (TRADITIONAL DRINK)
23.10-00.10: CONCERT BY CRNDS + FRANSY

In addition, ESPAZO PALLEIRO for the little ones and SAN XOÁN MAGIC WATER.


  •     SAN XOÁN HERB COLLECTION ROUTES

2 walks with botanical content through open spaces, from 17.00 to 18.30.
Free of charge. Registration open on Tuesday 21 June.


17.00-22.00: Tourist train with stops in the neighbourhoods where some of the most popular bonfires are organised.

 

PRACTICAL INFO:
· Cacharelo train: timetables and stops
· Neighhood bonfires: where are them?

Make sure you reserve your place in the workshops of the Festival of San Xoán (it is not compulsory, but advisable. Reservations open from Tuesday 21st at 10.00 h)
· Tambourine & traditional percussion workshop
· Traditional dance workshop
· Galician dance workshop
· Singing, “aturuxos” (traditional cries), percussion & “chascarraschás” (percussive seashells) workshop
· Botanical strolls: Collecting herbs of St. John 1
· Botanical strolls: Collecting herbs of St. John 2

·Do you want to know more? Rites and traditions of San Xoán

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Festival de San Xoán 2022
Festival de San Xoán 2022

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Venue
Plaza de Mazarelos
Location
Praza de Mazarelos, Santiago de Compostela, 15703
Start date
23/06/2022