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Santiago a Mil lights up January in Santiago

Santiago a Mil lights up January in Santiago December 20, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo from Santiago a Mil. Since 1994, every year the stages and plazas and theaters of Santiago light up for three weeks in January, with Santiago a Mil. The name means Santiago for 1,000, referring to the fact that many of the productions cost 1,000 CLP, or about two dollars. Many are also free, though...

Free Things to Do: Military Parade in Parque O’Higgins 3 PM, Mon, Sept 19th, 2011

Free Things to Do: Military Parade in Parque O’Higgins 3 PM, Mon, Sept 19th, 2011 September 16, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Military Parade in Parque O'Higgins Photo by bearshapedsphere, used with permission. Every year, as part of the “fiestas patrias” or national holidays of Chile, there is a giant military parade in the close-to-downtown park of Parque O’Higgins (yellow line metro, station of the...

Chile’s upcoming national holiday, where will you be on Sept. 18th?

Chile’s upcoming national holiday, where will you be on Sept. 18th? August 24, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by peregrine blue on Flickr. With just a few weeks left until Chile’s national Fiestas Patrias, an alcohol-infused, rocking good time that marks the end of summer, the beginning of sunshine, and for most people, a stomach-distending amount of food, preparations are already underway. Already...

Chile’s Oktoberfest from Oct 27 to Nov 6th in Malloco, Chile

Chile’s Oktoberfest from Oct 27 to Nov 6th in Malloco, Chile August 24, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo by bearshapedsphere on Flickr. Used with permission. It might surprise you, if you didn’t know a lot about Chile, to know that it’s got a strong German influence. We eat kuchen with our coffee for our evening snack (once), and even say “yah” for “yes” alot of...

Parade-lovers must-see in Santiago, Chile, First Sundays at La Moneda

Parade-lovers must-see in Santiago, Chile, First Sundays at La Moneda August 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Photo by congresochile on Flickr. If you even only kind of love a parade, and love expressions of national pride, I hope you’ve timed your visit to Santiago, Chile for the first Sunday of a month. Every first Sunday, since February of 2010, the collosal flag opposite Chile’s Moneda Palace...

Free World Press Photo Exhibit at Fundacion Telefonica

Free World Press Photo Exhibit at Fundacion Telefonica July 26, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Fans of photography, news, and news photography will be pleased to hear that the World Press Photo exhibit is back at the Fundación Telefónica building in Santiago. The exhibit’s main piece and prize winner is South African photojournalist Jodi Bieber’s photograph of a mutilated Afghani...

8 Museums in Santiago With Free Admission Until May 29th

8 Museums in Santiago With Free Admission Until May 29th May 22, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
In honor of the international day of the museum, eight Santiago museum are offering free admission in addition to some special exhibits and activities from now through May 29th, which is Día del Patrimonio (Heritage Day). On that day, even more museums, important historic buildings embassies will be...

Open Museums and Historical Buildings in Santiago for Dia del Patrimonio, May 29th

Open Museums and Historical Buildings in Santiago for Dia del Patrimonio, May 29th May 22, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo by pviojo on Flickr.Every year in May, neighborhoods across the city of Santiago as well as the various regions of Chile open buildings of historic interest for free entry by locals and visitors alike. The event is called the Dia del Patrimonio (Heritage Day), and this year it will be held on May...

Cool old Chilean toys on display!

Cool old Chilean toys on display! May 17, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
Photo from CCPLM websiteThough as foreigners, most of us won’t have the actual nostalgia of seeing our own old toys on display, there’s something historical and lovely about seeing the toys your classmates and neighbors may have played with under glass in a sweet display at the Centro Cultural Palacio...

Good News for Lovers of Argentine Cinema in Santiago, May 16-31

Good News for Lovers of Argentine Cinema in Santiago, May 16-31 May 10, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Argentine Films at the Centro Cultural Palacaio La Moneda May 16-31Film lovers and Argentinaphiles have good news this week from the CCPLM, (Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda), which will be showing a series of 16 movies spanning three generations representing cinema from Argentina. Every night for the...