In 1972, at the III Festival das San Lucas de Mondoñedo, Fuxan os ventos began a musical career that would be defined by its own formula: combining traditional music with the defence of Galicia.
After 50 years, we activate the memory to remember one of the most emblematic groups of Galician music through its personal archive. We retrace their history for the first time through a variety of formats (unpublished audios, photographs, documents, press...) that allow us to understand their progression and how they took a stand for popular culture. The exhibition includes the active participation of the protagonists, a set of singularities that make up a kaleidoscope of memories, learnings and experiences, the result of this continuous journey back and forth with the people. The vindictive atmosphere and the link to the countryside marked the character of the group, which was able to reach different audiences and become a reference for several generations. From the beginning, their political commitment to dignify the language of the country and the Galician imaginary on stage generated a very strong sense of collectivity, speaking of a "Galiza that stands on its feet and beats with the strength of a new world".
This exhibition aims to be a path through the context and the creative universe that characterises Fuxan os ventos, following the legacy that the group itself leaves us: the conservation and dissemination of our heritage, recognising all those people who have always kept culture alive and trusted in the emancipating possibilities of art.