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Santiago's Entertainment Guide

from 10 August, 2020

Music

11/08/2020 - 15/08/2020
21:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The festival Feito a Man returns this year in a smaller format and a new location. From the streets of the old town it goes to the park of Bonaval, with a week of double concerts every night in thematic sessions of rock, jazz and folk.
11/08/2020
21:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
The festival Feito a Man returns this year in a smaller format and a new location. From the streets of the old town it goes to the park of Bonaval, with a week of double concerts every night in thematic sessions of rock, jazz and folk.
13/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
14/08/2020 - 16/08/2020
18:00
The Compostela en Marcha cycle was created with the main objective of developing activities to revitalise, enhance and support the hotel and catering sector. The Seráns de Tardeo offer music and product tasting in different locations of the city.    
20/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
21/08/2020
12:30 | Iglesia de As Ánimas
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
23/08/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
25/08/2020
12:30 | Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
A new 20-minute concert format, which will allow a different approach to organ music and to get to know its performers at the same time. On this occasion, the hosts will be Andrés Cea from Seville and María José Cerviño from Compostela, who will allow us to...
26/08/2020
19:30 | Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
The roof of the Hotel NH Collection Santiago once again offers music and gourmet savories during its delivery in 2020. Appointments will be as always free after previous collection of prior invitation from 7:30 pm, every concert day at the reception in the hotel. The nights will start with...
26/08/2020
20:30 | Igrexa da Compañía (Universidade)
The sound artist and composer, Xoán-Xil López, presents a work inspired by the text of the same title, included in the book of poems El Poeta Asesinado, by the French writer Guillaume Apollinaire.    
27/08/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
30/08/2020
20:30 | Monasterio e Iglesia de San Paio de Antealtares
The Van Eyck Project, led by gambist Elizabeth Rumsey, counts on virtuoso organist Brett Leighton and soprano Sabine Lutzenberger to present a delicate program of music full of melodic subtleties and complex rhythmic games, which explores the connections between the lyrics of courtly love from...
01/09/2020
20:30 | Iglesia de San Fiz de Solovio
Tasto Solo presents a captivating program, which explores the origins of polyphony in Europe, through a varied selection of motets, composed in the mid-13th century, along with other pieces characteristic of the Ars Antiqua and early Ars Nova as the organum-florido (Gregorian chant ...
03/09/2020
21:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
The Cidade da Cultura's open-air concert series adapts on this occasion to what the new normality demands of us; smaller formats reducing the capacity of assistance to enjoy this experience with the assurance that health protection and social distance measures are being complied...
03/09/2020
21:30 | Borriquita de Belem
06/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Fados concert    
09/09/2020 - 23/09/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
The Xornadas de Música Contemporánea, promoted by the City Council, the USC and the CGAC, return from September 9th to 23rd with a proposal of half a dozen concerts and shows that bring to Compostela the most innovative proposals of the contemporary music scene.
10/09/2020
21:00 | Casa das Crechas
Pablo Sanmamed Trio begins to operate in 2015 and presents a repertoire made up of his own compositions. In his aesthetic idea, irregular measures prevail over themes of his own composition or versions, looking for different points of view within the sonority of the standard trio (piano,...
16/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
18/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
22/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
22/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
23/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
27/09/2020
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
SÉS presents a new album 'Liberar as arterias' with which she continues to evolve her particular sound that consecrated her at the top, and which includes an anthology of songs with lyrics and music composed by the singer herself. A seventh album that maintains and enhances her...
29/09/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
29/09/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
The Lied Cycle, organised by the Santiago City Council with the support of the Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Santiago de Compostela and the support of the A Coruña Provincial Council, will celebrate its 21st edition in 2020. Under the title A beleza da...
30/09/2020 - 02/10/2020
19:00 | Auditorio de Galicia
To welcome the Compostela public, as for health safety reasons this year the orchestra cannot go to the neighbourhoods, it will invite the neighbourhood associations to the Auditorio de Galicia, to 3 concerts to be held on the 30th of September and the 1st and 2nd of...
30/09/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
04/10/2020
12:00 | Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
04/10/2020 - 31/12/2020
Teatro Principal
In tempo cos ventos is the title that groups the fourteen concerts that the Municipal Band will give in the next three months. This season there will be important collaborations: Abrahan Cupeiro, Esteban Batallán, José Alberto Pina and Marina Penas, which enrich the already wide...
06/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
07/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
14/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
18/10/2020
20:00 | Sala Capitol
Tribute concert to Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.
20/10/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
This event is part of the cycle of concerts commemorating the bicentenary of the birth of Concepción Arenal.
21/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
28/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The CDG celebrates the centenary of the Salón Teatro with the musical programme Mércores de varanda, which will offer eight concerts by Galician artists and groups to commemorate the centenary of the inauguration of this building on Rúa Nova in Compostela, where the Xunta...
03/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
10/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
17/11/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
27/11/2020
22:00 | Moon Music Club
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
01/12/2020
20:30 | Paraninfo da Universidade
Chamber music by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) on the 250th anniversary of his birth
09/01/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
Miriam Rodriguez is back on stage. After a year of intense work between London, Mexico and Spain, she presents her new tour La dirección de tu suerte.
16/01/2021
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
23/01/2021
21:00 | Sala Capitol
08/05/2021
21:00 | Sala Malatesta

Dance

17/08/2020
20:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
What if the only thing that can move with absolute awareness and control is the legs? Through researching this idea, I developed a personal quality of movement. Opp talks about duality, about the existence of antonyms, about the search for agreement to move forward; but also about many other...
11/09/2020
20:30
23/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio Abanca
Absolute masterpiece of Romantic dance theatre. It was premiered in 1841 at the Paris Opera, becoming a pure and fundamental piece of classical dance, both for the treatment of romantic ideals and for the use of the most refined theatrical technique of the 19th century. The Giselle ballet is...
11/10/2020
19:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
forest - basoa -, which hides, which covers. Magical or terrifying place. Like the forest that he wanted to cover up and make us forget a moment in history full of tragic references. A refugee camp, a concentration camp... Gurs, an place where hundreds of people gathered and died. A place close...

Theatre

17/09/2020
20:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
01/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
02/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
03/10/2020
20:30 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
04/10/2020
18:00 | Salón Teatro
The Teatro do Atlántico company is celebrating its 35th anniversary by staging four of its latest productions. More than three decades at the forefront of Galician theatre make this company one of the most important values of our theatre scene.
22/10/2020
20:30 | Teatro Principal
In Hamlet, the plot moves to modernity, making an analogy between the old Kingdom of Denmark, where the original piece is developed, and a modern-day multinational company. Although time - understood chronologically - passes between one piece and the other, the themes dealt with remain the...

Shows

13/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Flou Papagayo is an ode to the soul and to multi-colour. A powerful and inevitable need to excavate and rediscover all the faces and nuances of this inner parrot that moves our bodies, howling to express itself unconditionally and that, without law or code, sustains our vital and scenic...
18/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
Two high quality international companies join their components from Italy, France, Chile and Portugal to create this show. The show uses acrobatic performances as a mechanism to reveal how we think and how our mind is structured, in a journey towards self-knowledge.  The idea of the...
20/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
El gran final aims to be a tragicomedy that bases its essence on the reunion of two clowns who had to separate many years ago due to the outbreak of a civil war. This war interrupts their last performance, just before the great final act. The conflict forces them to go their separate ways and...
27/08/2020
20:00 | Plaza de la Quintana
The new Circo Expreso show after the success of Un Día de Playa. A strong, smart, attractive and funny woman meets a stupid... man. He must do anything to be with her, and she will do anything to escape. She's a self-made woman, he's childish.  We will see how their frantic...
24/09/2020
20:00
According to the Kaon Lin tradition of Chinese bimillinerary culture, the god Kuan Lon, the only deity living in a canteen, allows a human being to enjoy clairvoyance fourteen times in one lifetime. Faemino and Cansado pass by the Kaon Lin tradition of the bimillenary Chinese culture, like many...
25/10/2020
18:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
Compostela is a circus city, many circus artists reside in the city and want to celebrate their day, making a show of the best of their work with the best numbers of colleagues in the state. The Grand Circus Gala will feature a complete variety of acts from the most surprising and risky...
15/01/2021
21:00 | Auditorio Abanca
Martita de Graná, one of the most media-friendly and entertaining influencers in the world today, is taking to the stage in the best theatres and concert halls in Spain. Her success is so great that her father still doesn't believe it; hence the name of her show Mi padre...

For children

11/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
19:00
August is the month of the summer that we link more with the vacations and with amusing plans in family. And in the Cidade da Cultura you will find them with a programme that perfectly combines leisure and culture for your children.  Agosto Monicrequeiro starts on the first ...
19/08/2020
12:00 | Biblioteca Pública Ánxel Casal
25/08/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
01/09/2020
18:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
In Bonaval Park, Storytelling Tuesdays during the month of August, as part of the activities of the Apego program.
12/09/2020
12:00 | Parque de San Domingos de Bonaval
20/09/2020
12:30 | Auditorio de Galicia
As stated in the title of the new show, once again, Grupo Encanto will give the audience a special show based on solidarity, friendship, teamwork and empathy. With a careful selection of their long list of successes, this philosophy is further reinforced given the expansion to Latin American...
14/11/2020
18:00 | Centro Sociocultural de Vite

Festival

10/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
Plataforma is a project that aims to build bridges between the visual arts and the living arts, the performing arts, literature, architecture and design, inviting reflection on public space and integrating services and institutions of the city to act as a driver for development and social...
19/09/2020 - 21/09/2020
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24/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
Hotel NH Collection Santiago de Compostela *****
maré is a cultural, artistic, social and professional event that was (re)born in 2020 in Compostela after 15 years of experience of Cantos na Maré.  maré emerges with that same spirit of adding and sharing the values and talents of the Galician-Portuguese speaking...
03/10/2020 - 11/10/2020
Cortocircuito - Santiago de Compostela International Film Festival, will be held this year from October 3rd to 11th. Given the conditions and limitations that arose from the COVID-19 crisis, the organization proposes a reduced and mixed format for this seventeenth edition of the festival...

Cinema

12/08/2020 - 13/08/2020
21:30

Sport

26/09/2020
Área Central
Area Central is hosting the Santiago Street Battles 1VS1 Spanish Open Breaking Championship, a unique opportunity to see participants of different ages from various parts of Spain, Europe, South America and North Africa in a single venue. This activity is organised by the urban culture...
26/09/2020
Monte do Gozo
Discgolf is a new sport that is played like traditional golf, changing the ball and clubs for a Frisbee®. It shares with golf the goal of completing each hole in the least number of shots. The Monte del Gozo tournament is an opportunity to get closer to this new practice, where...

Guided visits

12/09/2020
On the occasion of the Heritage Night, held simultaneously in various cities of the state that belong to the UNESCO Heritage Cities Group, Santiago de Compostela offers a very special night with a multitude of activities. Complete programme and live broadcast at...
14/09/2020 - 18/09/2020
The 'Semana do patrimonio invisible' is a cycle programmed by the Culture Area of the City of Santiago de Compostela with the colaboration of 'Deputación da Coruña' that opens the treasury portals of the Compostela Cultural Heritage, usually...
26/09/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura
24/10/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura
21/11/2020
12:00
Walks organised by the Cidade da Cultura

Creation

12/09/2020
10:00 | Cidade da Cultura de Galicia

Conferences

20/08/2020
17:30 | Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Whith the expert in organ conservation and restoration, Óscar Laguna, one of the members of the team who worked on the recovery of organs such as those of the University Church, San Paio or Iria Flavia, we will take a look back at the fruits of the restoration work undertaken in recent...

Exhibitions

16/09/2020 - 31/12/2020
Auditorio de Galicia
Curated by Ignacio Barcia and Iñaki Martínez Antelo, the exhibition Mirar o son, which brings together more than two hundred documents, proposes an approach to the new forms of musical notation that have emerged from approximately the middle of the 20th century to the present ...
17/09/2020 - 21/10/2020
Metro Arte Contemporáneo
METRO presents Brisa de vilanos, a journey through David Catá's most recent work (Viveiro,1988). A beautiful exhibition that includes a selection of photographs and paintings impregnated with that unique poetic that envelops the symbolic universe of this genuine and multifaceted...
23/09/2020 - 25/10/2020
Museo do Pobo Galego
The mask: Defined as an object that represents a human, animal or purely imaginary face, with which people can cover the face so as not to be recognized, take on the appearance of another, or practice certain scenic or ritual activities. This transforming element is all this and...
25/09/2020 - 07/11/2020
Colexio de Fonseca
The Exhibition Concepción Arenal. A conciencia da razón, is conceived as the central act of the homage that the USC pays to the Ferrol thinker on the occasion of the Bicentenary of her birth that is commemorated in this year 2020. Organised by the Vice-Rector's Office for...
01/10/2020 - 31/01/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Galicia, de Nós a nós will be the most ambitious exhibition to date on the Nós Generation. It aims to show society the significance of what, together with the Rexurdimento, is probably the most relevant historical moment in the shaping of Galician culture and...
02/10/2020 - 22/11/2020
Fundación Eugenio Granell
Loreto Blanco, Graduate and Doctor in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country presents at the Eugenio Granell Foundation an extremely interesting exhibition that reflects the high level of imagination of this professor from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Vigo,...
06/11/2020 - 04/04/2021
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia
Coinciding with the centenary of the birth of Isaac Díaz Pardo (22nd August 1920-5th January 2012), an exhibition was conceived at the Museo Centro Gaiás  which had approached his overflowing personality and his extensive and multifaceted work, always from an integrating...

Annual

30/09/2020 - 27/05/2021
Auditorio de Galicia
Under the slogan Emocións naturais, the Real Filharmonía de Galicia wants to claim, in the season in which it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the power of nature, life and love through music as a reference of our essence as human beings, and also as a source of hope and...
11/09/2020 - 27/10/2020
Rostros de ausencia is composed of twenty multidisciplinary works that follow the line of research on Alzheimer's that the author has been working on for several years.  The exhibition is completed with two colloquiums in which researchers from the USC and heads of Galician entities...
17/09/2020 - 22/10/2020
I began to prepare this exhibition more than a year ago, between trips and extraordinary experiences, overwhelmed by the amount of emotions accumulated, thinking, at some point, that it was bordering on madness since nothing that happened to me escaped my attention and the remains of each...

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