Parties and Celebrations

02/10/2017

The best gastronomic festivals of October in Galicia

Seafood Festival in O Grove (From the 5 to the 15 of October) This holiday of National Tourist Interest arrives this year to its fifty-fourth edition. Over ten days, products such as oysters, octopus or scallops will be served, which can be accompanied with wine Rías Baixas denomination of origin. The tastings will be combined […]

31/07/2017

The festivities in Galicia in August 2017 that you should not miss

fiestas en Galicia en Agosto

Festivities in Galicia to enjoy this month of August Music, sport and gastronomy to fight the heat Fiesta del Albariño en Cambados (2 to 6 August). It is one of the oldest gastronomic festivals in Galicia. It began in the year 1953. What initially was born as a competition among winemakers, became a National Tourist […]

27/01/2016

And the carnival is here!

Carnaval Galicia

Dear friends, The most colourful celebration of the year arrives next February 7 to fill the streets with music, dance and joy. Spain is one of the European countries with the largest Carnival tradition. If there is one region that still keeps alive many ancient traditions in both parades and gastronomy, this is Galicia. In […]

07/11/2015

A new edition of Cineuropa has just started in Santiago

As usual since 1987 the capital of Galicia will host one of the film festivals of reference in Spain: the Cineuropa Festival. It began yesterday and will last until 29th November. The wide and varied cultural offer of Cineuropa is known for the hundreds of spectators who monopolize year after year the main showrooms Santiago to enjoy […]

20/10/2015

5 visits that will make you live the scariest Halloween

Halloween is the most awaited festivity by all those who feel a special attraction for horror films. One of the plans that are repeated during this time is to enjoy a movie of this genre while you look for ideas for your next disguise. Whether you are followers of such marathons or you prefer other […]

14/10/2015

The ‘Tuna’: a medieval vestige in the XXI century

Today, when we talk about the Tuna, the general perception is that it is a musical tradition whose anachronism makes it a rarity within contemporary student customs. Despite this, there are many people who do not hesitate to stand up for the permanence of this picturesque century-old institution in the today’s musical culture of our […]

13/10/2015

Upcoming cultural events in Galicia

The months of September and October mark the beginning of a new season in many of the most important artistic disciplines. The main Galician cities will host this fall a lot of cultural events aimed at all audiences, from students to family. In Five Sensations we make a selection of the most outstanding programmes of the new […]

02/10/2015

San Froilán makes Lugo the epicenter of Galician’s social life

The city of Lugo is a day to give the go-ahead to its most famous festivity. As usual since the mid-eighteenth century, the Roman city pays homage to its patron saint, San Froilán, through a series of activities to encourage participation and enjoyment of all audiences. This celebration of religious origin has become, over the […]

12/09/2015

The historical power of the mystic Galicia

The Galicia we know today is shaped by the different peoples who inhabited it throughout the centuries, as is the case of the Celts and the Romans. The transmission of customs and stories of generations has served, among other things, to strengthen the weight that popular tradition has in our land, where the damp climate, […]

24/08/2015

Upcoming cultural events in Galicia

August is over and with it much of the summer cultural offer. September, despite its maligned reputation, offers a wide range as far as entertainment is concerned, not for nothing it is the month of the new season premieres in more than one artistic field. Here we present a selection of the most outstanding cultural events of […]