Carmela González Ruiz

Birth Date: 13th June 1925 (†2nd january 2010)
Birth Place: Madrid
 Work & Activities

He moved with her parents to Galicia shortly after her birth. She showed her interest for culture since she was very young, which made her create ‘Meigas e Trasgos’ Cultural Centre in Sarria in 1972. Dance groups, pipers, choral society, literature, painting and dance contests were created in this centre and due to the great amount of activities a new building was created. The building includes a museum, a lecture room and an amphitheatre to stage the famous dance ‘noite meiga’.

 Other Interesting Aspects

She composed the song ‘Galicia Teu’, which turned into the hymn of Sarria.