About Chile

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Located in SudAmerica, in the Pacific Ocean. Next to Argentina, Peru and Bolivia.

NOTE: to get more information about the authors, please:
1. click on the small pictures to see the full-image
2. click in the underlined print of each name for more information (link to official website).


Music
Claudio Arrau, Rosita Serrano, Violeta Parra, Victor Jara, Inti-Illimani, Congreso. Rock Chileno: Los Jaivas, Los Prisioneros, Los Tres.

National Anthem (official Song):
"Himno Nacional de Chile - Perez Prado" (download mp3 - 2.5Mb)



Poets/Writers

Pablo Neruda, Gabriela Mistral, Antonio Skarmeta, Isabel Allende, Nicanor Parra, Alonso de Ercilla y Zuñiga (Spa), Vicente Huidobro.

Theater
Andres Perez, Alejandro Quintana, Alfredo Castro, Hector Noguera, Juan Radrigan, Benjamin Galemeri, Jorge Diaz.


Architecture

Emilio Jecquier, Juan Martinez, Alberto Cruz, Emilio Duhart, Christian de Groote, Enrique Brown, Borja Huidobro, Matias Klotz and many others...


Landscapes/Regions

Antofagasta (San Pedro de Atacama), La Serena (Valle del Elqui, Vicuña), Valparaiso (Isla de Pascua, Isla Robinson Crusoe), Santiago de Chile (Cordillera de Los Andes, Cerro San Cristobal), Concepcion, Region de los Lagos(Puerto Varas-Frutillar, Chiloe), Punta Arenas (Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Antartica Chilena).

......Download some Chilean Landscapes in WMV file(3 Mb)


Painters

Roberto Matta, Mauricio Rugendas, Nemesio Antunez, Gonzalo Cienfuegos, Claudio Bravo, Pedro Lira, Sammy Benmayor.


Dance
Patricio Bunster, Karen Connolly, Sara Nieto


Cine

Raul Ruiz, Silvio Caiozzi, Miguel Littin, Patricio Guzman, Cristian Galaz, Andres Wood.


Sciences
Abate Ignacio Molina, Ramon Picarte, Dr. Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, Dr. Eric Goles, Claudio Bunster...


History

Pre-colombina Age, Discovering of Chile, Conquest and Colony, Independence, XIX-XX Centuries, Pinochet Dictatorship, the Democracy returns...

.......Heroes of Chile (modern version)


Native Flora and Fauna

Huemul, Pudu, Condor, Llamas, Copihue, Gato Montes, Lobo de Mar, Penguin



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................................................................................... Victor Jara: "Vamos por Ancho Camino"
.........................................................................................(First Chilean Music-Video, 1972)



Information and resources: CHILE in Wikipedia (Eng/Spa/Ger), in Muz_online (Ger),
Portal del Arte, Memoria Chilena, Servicio Nacional de Turismo, El barqo,
www.nuestrosparques.cl, www.chilesilvestre.cl, Gallery Southamerica 2000/2001