What to do in Galicia the week of March 2nd to 8th

The last echoes of the entroido will give way on this week’s schedule to a wide range of events: gastronomy, motor, music of the most diverse styles, flowers and the commemoration of International Women’s Day, among others. Do you already know which ones you will not miss?

 

Xenerais da Ulla

March 5th. Touro

The famous Xenerais da Ulla will close on Thursday the Entroido and its tour of visits throughout the natural region of the Ulla river making a final “atranque” (dialectical fight) in the municipality of Touro. The military and its numerous entourage will recite their couplets taking advantage of the celebration of the traditional fair on day 4 in Fonte Díaz, the municipal capital.

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Festa do Caldo Galego

March 7th and 8th. Mourente (Pontevedra)

The Feira do Caldo Galego (galician broth fair) de Mourente celebrates its 29th edition this weekend. And he will do it with two days of events in which the star dish will be accompanied by musical performances and tributes. A unique opportunity to taste one of the star recipes of the Galician rural world.

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Feira do Viño de Chantada

March 6th, 7th and 8th. Chantada

During three days (from Friday to Sunday) the residents of Chantada will dedicate to extol the wine that bears the name of the town. Its fair already has 38 editions and in the program of events there will be tastings, awards, leisure workshops and a lot music.

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Motococido 2020

March 6th, 7th and 8th. Lalin

The central day of the Festa do Cocido de Lalín is over, but the recipe continues to reign in the town and inspiring other celebrations. This weekend it will be the turn of the lovers of the motor and the two wheels, since the first edition of the international motorcycle concentration Motococido 2020 will be held. There will be exhibitions, musical performances, routes and, of course, the famous stew of Lalín .

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Festa das Pepitas de Ferrol

From March 5th. Ferrol

The presentation of the posters and the performance of the Bohemian rondalla will open this Thursday the acts of the Festa das Pepitas, a celebration of tourist interest that will celebrate its big day on the 18th.

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Portico do Paraíso Festival

From March 6th to 15th. Various municipalities

This weekend will take place the first two concerts of the thirteenth edition of the International Festival of Music Portico do Paraíso. The acts will be on Friday 6th in temple of Vera Cruz (O Carballiño) with the choir of white voices Escolanía de Segovia, and on Sunday 8th in the church of Santo Anxo (Ourense) with the violinist José Manuel Álvarez Losada.

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Exhibition of Camelia Bella Otero

March 7th and 8th. Valga

The camellia are already in bloom and to celebrate it in the municipal auditorium of Valga will be held this weekend the fourteenth edition of the Camelia Bella Otero Exhibition. For two days the public can enjoy the most beautiful flowers.

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International Women’s Day events

March 8th

This Sunday marks International Women’s Day. Many municipality, associations and groups will celebrate the day with very varied activities: meetings, manifesto readings, theatrical and musical performances, exhibitions… Check your local agenda and join the commemoration.

 

Baron Rojo live

March 7th. Vigo

The legendary rock band Barón Rojo celebrates its 40 and says goodbye to the stages with a tour that will bring it to Vigo this week. The public that goes to the Sala Rouge will be able to enjoy all its great successes live.

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Furious Monkey House

March 7th. Pontevedra

The young sextet Furious Monkey House returns to the stage to present to their fans with a live concert the themes of his latest album, “Love, scum & dust”.

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Festa do Lacón con Grelos

March 7th and 8th. Mesón do Vento (Ordes)

Ordes will celebrate this weekend the twenty-second edition of his Festa do Lacón con Grelos (front leg of pork with turnips). There will be two days of activities in which in addition to tasting the main course of the party there will also be time for contests, costumes, music, and exhibitions of canine and equine skills.

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Presentation of “O Camiño”

March 8th. A Coruña

Photography, video, a theatrical presentation, narration and music come together at O ​​Camiño, the show that the traditional music group Setestrelo has dedicated to the Jacobean routes that cross Galicia. Its presentation will be this Sunday at the Teatro Colón.

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