Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. This week the town hosts this year’s International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Congress. International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress Background Capital of Galicia, Santiago is also …

Galicia

Galicia Flag Galicia is an autonomous community in northwestern Spain along the Atlantic and Bay of Biscay. Santiago de Compostela The capital is Santiago de Compostela, destination for those following the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. Language Two languages are official and widely used today in Galicia: Galician and Spanish. Galician is a Romance language …