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29/Oct/2019

The Xunta has installed a Way of Saint James signpost in Krakow, in front of the John Paul II ‘Papal Window’

The regional minister of Culture and Tourism highlighted the Polish pope’s support for the Way of Saint James and recalled that he visited Santiago twice, in 1982 and 1989 He...

24/Oct/2019

The Xunta recognises the Council of Europe as an Ambassador of the Camino de Santiago due to its work publicising, promoting and raising awareness of the Jacobean Route

The institution promoted knowledge of and publicisation of the Way of Saint James, making it the first Cultural Route of the Council of Europe in 1987 and promoting the Jacobean...

15/Oct/2019

Román Rodríguez highlights that Galicia is leading the planning of Xacobeo 21 so far with more than 150 projects underway and attracting 6.7 million euros in sponsorships

He underlines that in December the next Holy Year's programme based on participation, decentralisation and sustainability will be presented He recalled that meetings have...

14/Oct/2019

The Xunta supports projects for the dissemination of Jacobean culture in 21 Associations of Friends of the Camino de Santiago

Today the  Official Gazette of Galicia publishes the resolution providing aid to the Associations of Friends of the Camino de Santiago to boost their projects related to...

5/Aug/2019

Galicia strengthens ties with the Celtic city of Lorient, 1,979 kilometres from Santiago de Compostela

The regional minister of Culture and Tourism and the mayor of the French city of Lorient, Norbert Metairie, attended the installation of a Way of Saint James milestone on the...

5/Aug/2019

More than 40 Autonomous Police officers keep pilgrims safe on the Way of Saint James every day

The general director of Emergencies and the Interior, Santiago Villanueva, the director of the Galician Tourism Agency, Nava Castro, and the Autonomous Police Commissioner,...

22/Jul/2019

The Xunta will bring together key works of Galician culture never before exhibited in Galicia for the first major exhibition of the Xacobeo

“Galicia, un relato en el mundo” (Galicia, a story in the world) will be curated by Manuel Gago and can be visited at the City of Culture between November 8 and April 12, 2020 ...

19/Jul/2019

Feijóo calls for the involvement of society as a whole so that the Xacobeo 2021 can make Galicia’s GDP grow by 0.9% and create 11,500 full-time jobs from today until 2022

He highlights the upcoming Holy Year as an opportunity to showcase our potential in the religious, cultural and tourism sectors, but also in the economic and social spheres. The...