Cultural Diary with category "Santiago de Compostela"

[Celebrations]

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


- 19.00 h. Castiñeiriño (Santiago)


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, political or social affairs from the previous year.

The “Entroido da Ulla” features... read more

Start date
16/02/2019
End date
16/02/2019
Start hour
19:00
[Celebrations]

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

- 7.00 pm. Marrozos (Santiago de Compostela) Campo da festa

GPS: 42º 50´ 22” / 8º 29´ 50“ 

From 6:00 pm. there will be theatre with big handmade puppets in the street and Xenerais da Ulla's costumes workshops for children. Títeres Cachirulo company take part in these activities.


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.

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Start date
23/02/2019
End date
23/02/2019
Start hour
19:00
[Celebrations]

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

- 7.00 pm. Angrois (Santiago de Compostela) Campo da festa de Soutiño

GPS: 42º 51´ 35” / 8º 31´ 41“ 


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, political or social affairs from the previous... read more

Start date
24/02/2019
End date
24/02/2019
Start hour
19:00
[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