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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 4 December, 2021

Music

05/12/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
09/12/2021
21:30
Singer and dancer from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, she forges her foundations between Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Seville and Madrid, inheriting her family's love of art and Flamenco. Despite his youth, he possesses a powerful and full-bodied voice, characteristic of his countrywomen,...
09/12/2021
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Alain Pérez is a Cuban bass player who moved to Spain and with him came his talent. His mastery is spectacular, so much so that he claims to think with his fingers. He has worked with renowned artists, such as Paco de Lucía, and also has solo albums.
12/12/2021
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
14/12/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
16/12/2021
19:00 | Colexio de Fonseca
Concert by Suso Vaamonde and Xosé Lois Romero with their show 24 instrumentos musicais, in the Noble Hall of the Fonseca College of the University.
17/12/2021
19:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Just as Christmas cannot be understood without light, neither can it be understood without music. And who better to play them at this time of the year in the Gaiás than the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, which will perform works by Federico García Lorca and Manuel de Falla....
18/12/2021
21:00 | Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
18/12/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Los Enemigos - an essential Spanish rock band with more than three decades of experience and a classic songbook from beginning to end - leave the trenches and destroy any hint of resistance in barely three minutes. In one piece, as always. Unleashed as never before. Fierce and tender, like...
19/12/2021
21:30 | Sala Capitol
With his debut album "Bailando en la Batalla" he has reached #2 on the official Spanish album sales chart and #1 as a Spanish artist in its week of release. His single "Soldadito de Hierro" has positioned in the Top 10 of music on Instagram and has won the Double Platinum Record certificate...
19/12/2021
12:00 | Teatro Principal
New concert of the auttumn cycle of the Banda Municipal de Música.    
21/12/2021
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
23/12/2021
20:30 | Teatro Principal
26/12/2021
Sala Capitol
The musician from A Coruña Xabier Díaz concludes a very personal trilogy in the company of As Adufeiras de Salitre with his album As Catedrais Silenciadas. This work culminates a process that began in 2015 and whose differential element is the ensemble of female vocalists and...
08/01/2022
21:30 | Sala Capitol
Hard GZ is back with his GZ pt. 1 tour to resume his return to the stage, where he will play everything from his latest hits to the artist's classics. A tour where he will go through his musical career, making the return even more special.  Pedro Ruibal Iglesias (AKA Hard GZ), born in...
09/01/2022
12:00 | Sala Capitol
Metalmanía is, without a doubt, the best and most veteran tribute to Metallica in the peninsula, with the privilege of being, in addition, the only band in the country recognized by Metallica. Born in 2001, when the concept "tribute" was hardly known in our country, Metalmanía...
21/01/2022
20:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Jorge Guillén, known on stage as STRAD, gave his first concert and recording as a soloist at the age of 9 with the Orquesta de Madrid at the legendary Teatro Monumental in Madrid. He has won numerous important national and international competitions and has performed in more than 30...
23/01/2022
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
It doesn't matter how old you are, because when you listen to Hoy no me puedo levantar, En tu fiesta me colé or Maquillaje, you will inevitably be transported back to the 80s, full of colour and rhythm. The musical traces of Mecano are still more alive than ever and, with them, our ...
24/01/2022 - 28/01/2022
Paraninfo da Universidade
New edition of the Hilario Courtier Chamber Music Cycle, organised by the Professional Conservatory of Music of Santiago, and performed by students from the different departments of the centre.
18/02/2022
20:00 | Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Galicia
Ara Malikian will perform at the Palacio de Congresos in Santiago presenting his latest tour.
25/02/2022
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
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26/03/2022
20:30 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
After reaping countless successes with his 30... y tanto tour, Sergio Dalma turns the page and returns to the present with Alegría, a new album.

Dance

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...
20/01/2022
20:00 | Salón Teatro
A peste is a theatrical version by Cándido Pazó, inspired by the work of Albert Camus, with which to reflect on the behaviour of society and individuals during crisis situations.
21/01/2022 - 22/01/2022
20:00 | Teatro Principal
After 25 years of contemporary creation, Diego Anido presents a fantastic autobiography halfway between his life in Galicia in the 80s and that of an American pop star. With tenderness and absurd humour, he reflects on how each person creates a story to shape our identity with our past...
28/01/2022 - 29/01/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
If the plot is the story of a socially impossible relationship between a proletarian woman and a bourgeois, the work can also be read as a testimony to the political crisis that led to the fall of the Bourbon dynasty in 1868 and the proclamation of the First Republic in 1873. It was a...
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.
12/02/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Our protagonists are three soldiers of the Spanish army who are going to find themselves in the lands of the Rif after the Disaster of Annual on 22 July 1921.

Shows

28/12/2021
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Three of the most representative comedians of Galician humour, fortunately or unfortunately, work most of the year outside Galicia. This great adventure of jumping borders to make people laugh all over the country, means that Javier Veiga, David Amor and Rober Bodegas can't be seen most of the...
29/12/2021
Auditorio Abanca
After the critical and public success of previous editions, the most magical show of this Christmas is back with some of the best and most awarded illusionists in the world. For an hour and a quarter, the audience will be able to see live the most impressive and surprising numbers in the...
31/12/2021
18:30 | Plaza de A Quintana
Live, from the Plaza de A Quintana in Santiago de Compostela, on December 31 from 6.15 p.m., we will welcome the second Xacobeo Year 2021-2002 with a videomapping show and performances by Carlos Núñez and  Banda de Gaitas de Pontevedra.
22/01/2022
20:00 | Auditorio Abanca
ES MI PALABRA CONTRA LA MÍA is the new monologue by Luis Piedrahita. A show full of wit and tenderness in which Luis analyses why nobody is happy with what they have been given.
30/01/2022
18:30 | Auditorio Abanca
ES MI PALABRA CONTRA LA MÍA is the new monologue by Luis Piedrahita. A show full of wit and tenderness in which Luis analyses why nobody is happy with what they have been given.

For children

17/12/2021
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
17/12/2021 - 06/01/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura wants to immerse itself in the magic of these dates, accompanied by that other magical universe to which the Camino transports us.
18/12/2021
17:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Galician Library offers children a lively cabaret with a Christmas theme, with 7 elves on stage. In this little theatre, where traditional Galician Christmas carols will be played, these magical beings that help Father Christmas in Lapland will have to solve a mistake made by Rudolph the...
22/12/2021 - 23/12/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The magic of the Camino in this Xacobean Year and Christmas magic come together in the Gaiás. Children will be able to participate in four workshops, in which the tricks will focus on legends and stories with special emphasis on the Portuguese route, and a special show.
23/12/2021
17:30 | Mupega (Museo Pedagógico de Galicia)
27/12/2021 - 29/12/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The magic of the Camino in this Xacobean Year and Christmas magic come together in the Gaiás. Children will be able to participate in four workshops, in which the tricks will focus on legends and stories with special emphasis on the Portuguese route, and a special show.
29/12/2021
17:00 | Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións de Galicia
De Ellos Aprendí. El Musical de los Grandes Musicales, has its origin in an unexpected event on Motunui Island, where Vaiana, who will be the main character of the musical, has the first opportunity to lead her people. She is guided by the wise spirit of her grandmother Tala, who ...
30/12/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
03/01/2022
18:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
A show by the company La Fiesta Escénica with a carefully designed set design that will bring the Circo de Nadal to the Cidade da Cultura, in which you can see their famous animatronic polar bears, artificial animals created specifically for circus rings and with the appearance and...
04/01/2022
12:30 | Centro Comercial Compostela (Hipercor y tiendas El Corte Inglés)
05/01/2022
11:30 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
The children of Compostela will have the opportunity to personally hand over their letters to the Three Wise Men at a reception in the Church of San Domingos de Bonaval.
05/02/2022
18:30 | Teatro Principal
This is the story of little CRISTINA, a girl who at birth was thought to be a boy. Yes, a boy...

Fairs

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...

Cinema

14/12/2021
18:00 | Facultade de Filosofía

Sport

31/12/2021
17:00 | Plaza del Obradoiro
The San Silvestre is the last athletic event of the year in Santiago de Compostela, a sporting spectacle that will enliven the day from 17:00 hours in the best possible setting: the Praza do Obradoiro. The start of the races will be from Avenida Xoán XIII.

Conferences

13/12/2021
19:30 | Centro Cultural Afundación
On Monday, December 13th, at 7.30 p.m., the Ateneo de Santiago has scheduled a conference, organised by the Information Society Section, entitled "Carlos Velo no documental do século XX", which will be given by Fernando Redondo, Professor of Audiovisual Communication at the USC, at...

Exhibitions

15/12/2021 - 28/02/2022
Galería de Arte Contemporáneo José Lorenzo
Esquecidas includes the works of 12 women artists, to a certain extent far removed from the commercial and official circuit, but of great importance in the historical artistic context of the last century.
16/12/2021 - 05/02/2022
Trinta
Doing the most with the least, highlighting the difference, the strange, the "outside" through the most banal and hackneyed references: this is Pierre Ardouvin's artistic economy.
17/12/2021 - 06/01/2022
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Magic, Christmas and the Way go hand in hand in the Hall de Tirantes of the Museo Centro Gaiás, thanks to the internationally renowned Galician designer and scenographer, Ana Inés Jabares-Pita. Several human-scale snow globes with different representative elements of the Winter...
24/01/2022 - 25/03/2022
Colexio de Fonseca
Atlánticas is born as a declaration of principles and a stance towards a way of life and a culture of the sea of which the author is a part by legacy and desire and which is intrinsic to the Costa da Morte. In a very intense way, the presence of the place where she lives -...

Annual

Free
07/05/2022 - 15/05/2022
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.

Theatre

16/09/2022 - 02/10/2022
Teatro Principal
Amateur theatre companies present their productions.

Annual

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.

Cinema

07/11/2022 - 23/11/2022
Teatro Principal
Festival held since 1988 throughout the entire month of November. Aimed exclusively at cinema buffs, it reviews the season’s best non-commercial cinema. Not to be missed in order to savour the city’s cultural atmosphere. +Info 

Gastronomy

11/11/2022 - 25/12/2022
Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially with the “Santiago(é)Tapas” Competition. Participants follow several routes of bars and restaurants, trying traditional and creative creations at an attractive price, to choose and vote for their...
03/02/2022 - 04/02/2022
20:30 | Teatro Principal
Morgana en Esmelle is the adaptation of the magnificent novel by Begoña Caamaño that received the applause of readers and critics (Ánxel Casal Prize, Losada Diéguez Prize, ALG Prize, National Critics' Prize).

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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