Cultural Diary from 12/02/2019

[Celebrations]

The parish of Aríns in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance.

- 6.30 pm. Aríns (Santiago de Compostela) Campo da festa na r/ San Martiño

GPS: 42º 51´ 50” / 8º 30´ 14“ 


The natural region of A Ulla features an original rural carnaval, whose record goes back to the mid-19 century.

The most important characters are the “xenerais” (generals) and “correos” (dispath raiders) on horseback, who go around the parishes throughout the day “cheering” residents and visitors, accompanied by an “army” of standard bearers, choirs and carnival groups.

They finish by stanging an “atranque” or “alto”, a dialectic confrontation in pairs, which is used to make fun of local,... read more

Start date
02/03/2019
End date
02/03/2019
Start hour
18:30
[Fiestas]

On the afternoon of February 23, the parish of O Eixo in Santiago de Compostela celebrates its traditional carnival with the so-called Xenerais da Ulla perfomance, which involves a stagin where different characters take part.

- 7.00 pm. O Eixo (Santiago) Carballeira do Souto - Santa Lucía

GPS: 42º 50´ 52.74” / 8º 31´ 25.36“ 

The natural region of A Ulla features an original rural carnaval, whose record goes back to the mid-19 century.

The most important characters are the “xenerais” (generals) and “correos” (dispath raiders) on horseback, who go around the parishes throughout the day “cheering” residents and visitors, accompanied by an “army” of standard bearers, choirs and carnival groups.

They finish by stanging an “atranque” or “alto”, a dialectic... read more

Start date
23/02/2020
End date
23/02/2020
Start hour
19:00