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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...

16/Jul/2019

Xacobeo 2021 Commissioner highlights the modernity of the Way of St James in the opening of the XII International Jacobean Lessons

Cecilia Pereira took part in the inauguration of the University of Santiago de Compostela’s summer course which has the support of the Xunta de Galicia The first conference was...

15/Jul/2019

Feijóo calls for Galicians to get involved in organising a "5,000-day Jacobean Year" to reveal the very best of Galicia

Feijóo calls for Galicians to get involved in organising a "5,000-day Jacobean Year" to reveal the very best of Galicia He highlights that, after 11 years without one, there...

12/Jun/2019

The Codex Calixtinus and the Cancionero da Vaticana will be exhibited for the first time together in Galicia thanks to an agreement between the Xunta and the Vatican

The works will be exhibited this year at the Cidade da Cultura within the framework of Galicia, un relato no mundo (Galicia, a story in the world), the first major international...

2/Jun/2019