Latin country in South America located between the Andes Mountains to the east of the Pacific Ocean. Its main spoken language is Spanish. The principal attractions for tourists are places with natural beauty and, of course, the famous Incaic architecture that they have in their territory, Also, the Easter Islands in the Pacific Ocean is one of the main tourist destinations during the summer period.

In the Chilean culture, we find the Cueca as the national dance and the Tonada as their national song. Chileans call their country as “The Country of Poets”.

  • National Day: September 18th, 1810
  • Best know tourist spot: Viña del Mar
  • Traditional dance: Chilean Cueca
  • A dish you cannot miss: Humitas (fresh corn, onion, basil, and butter or lard)
  • National alcoholic drink: Wine or Pisco
  • Architectural hostpot in the Capital: Central Post Office Building, Costanera Center
  • Famous people: Pablo Neruda, Salvador Allende, Gabriela Mistral, Isabel Allende
  • Famous soccer teams: Universidad de Chile, Colo-Colo

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News About Chile

Chile hands environmental permit to 600MW solar project

Chile’s Environmental Evaluation Service (SEA) has given environmental approval to a 600MW solar PV project, which requires US$1 billion in investment, project developer Valhalla Energy has confirmed. The project named Cielos de Tarapacá will use single-axis tracking technology and

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‘Bear Story’ from Chile wins Oscar for animated short at Academy Awards
March 9, 2016 Comments are off

Animated short “Bear Story” by Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala “Bear Story,” a beautifully rendered tale of a Papa Bear longing to be reunited with his family, told as a presentation in a mechanical diorama, won the Oscar for animated short. To viewers outside C

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Copa America Centenario 101 – All you need to know about Copa America Centenario

The brightest stars in world soccer are headed to the US next summer, and they’ll be playing for keeps. The US will host the Copa America Centenario in June 2016, with 10 South American national teams joined by six CONCACAF countries – including the United States and Mexico

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Solar Racing in Chile Just Got a Bit Brighter

Organizers planned this year’s solar race route to run through the city, giving locals a chance to see solar power in action. Chile will welcome back its annual solar car race this year, the fourth year in a row that the country will host in an effort to promote the use of alter

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Child prodigy from Chile pursues 2 doctorates from Rutgers

By MINJAE PARK PATERSON, N.J. Patricio Molina was famous before he knew it. When he was 3, he showed up to a TV studio with a pacifier and captivated a national audience, playing the piano with a fluency and poise that belied the sight of a tiny boy whose shiny black shoes didn’

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337 whales die in mass stranding on Chilean coast
December 5, 2015 Comments are off

The coast of southern Chile has become a grave for 337 sei whales that were found beached in what scientists say is one of the biggest whale strandings ever recorded. Biologist Vreni Haussermann told The Associated Press Tuesday that she made the discovery along with other scientists

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