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Leisure/Entertainment news & information for Galicia

Galicia re-enacts its 'Battle of Britain'
Entertainment Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Galicia re-enacts its 'Battle of Britain'

ANYONE who found themselves in Ferrol on mainland Spain's far north-western tip this weekend would have been plunged into cannon and rifle fire and surrounded by soldiers – but no armed conflict has been declared...

'Rural Pride' for gay country-dwellers in Galicia (heterosexual nature-lovers welcome)
Entertainment Tue, Sep 1, 2015

'Rural Pride' for gay country-dwellers in Galicia...

A 'GAY farmers' festival' in Galicia on Saturday was the first of its type and celebrated nature, the environment, sustainable rural development - and same-sex relationships. One of the organisers, Davide...

Entertainment Mon, Dec 4, 2006

Galicia nationalists approve GMT proposal

The Galician Nationalist Block (BNG) approved a proposal for the region to be put on the same time zone as neighbouring Portugal, the UK and Canary Islands. During a general debate on organisational projects during the...

Entertainment Mon, Nov 15, 2004

Elderly hunter shot by friend

82 year old Santiago Pérez from the village of Vilariño de Conso was found shot dead yesterday while out hunting with friends in the Chimenea de Ardexaxe hills near where he lived. It seems that Santiago, who was a...

Entertainment Fri, Jul 23, 2004

La Cubana stage `Mom, I want to be famous´ in La Coruña

The La Cubana company will be performing their latest production, "Mom, I want to be famous," a musical performed by ten actors, and directed by Jordi Milán, in La Coruña´s Rosalía de Castro theatre with a...

The Darkness, Iggy Pop and Chemical Brothers burn Santiago
Entertainment Fri, Jul 16, 2004

The Darkness, Iggy Pop and Chemical Brothers burn Santiago

The Monte del Gozo auditorium in Santiago de Compostela is currently hosting a series of world-class concerts and shows as part of the ‘Conciertos del nuevo milenio’ (‘Concerts of the new millenium’) festival....

Entertainment Tue, Jun 29, 2004

Pavorotti performs at Galicia Music Festival

Bilbao Symphonic Orchestra (BOS) are in Santiago de Compostela for two concerts in the Plaza de Obradoiro organised as part of the programme for the 6th Galician International Music Festival. This evening, they will be...

Red Hot Chili Peppers end tour in Santiago
Entertainment Mon, Jun 28, 2004

Red Hot Chili Peppers end tour in Santiago

30,000 people enjoyed the final concert of the Red Hot Chili Peppers´ current European Tour last night in Santiago de Compostela. During a two hour set which started at 10.40pm, the Californian band; singer Anthony...

Entertainment Sat, Jun 26, 2004

Everything ready for Red Hot Chili Peppers gig

Everything is ready for what is possibly the most eagerly awaited concert of this year´s Xacobeo 2004 celebrations. The Red Hot Chili Peppers will play on Sunday at Santiago´s Monte do Gozo, and there are still some...

Entertainment Thu, May 13, 2004

`Red Hot Chili Peppers´ confirm Xacobeo 2004 gig

The US rock band "Red Hot Chili Peppers" have confirmed that the only gig they will be playing in Spain during their next European tour will be in Santiago de Compostela in the Monte del Gozo on the 27th June....

Entertainment Sat, May 8, 2004

Deluxe rock Santiago de Compostela

Indie rock group "Deluxe" performed in Santiago de Compostela´s Sala Capitol on Thursday evening as part of the "Unscripted Nights" programme. "Deluxe," which is the stage name of local boy Xoel...