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Antarctica – The Legacy of Heroes

Published September 27th, 2016 in news

On the centenary of the return to Valparaiso of Pardo and Shackleton, how the achievement was eclipsed, and the importance of Antarctica today. We all need heroes. People to inspire us. People who show us what is possible. People who push themselves beyond the normal boundaries. People who lead through their values, and their example....

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“Valparaiso Bound! – European Pioneers on the Pacific Coast of South America” book

Published September 25th, 2016 in news

A new book from the English author David Woods has been published in its Spanish version, in Chile: "Valparaiso Bound! - European Pioneers on the Pacific Coast of South America". Attached the review that appeared recently in El Mercurio de Santiago. The book is now available in the bookshops in Chile and the English version...

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Published September 23rd, 2016 in news

Yesterday 22nd September a group of 25 guests had a fantastic experience during the presentation of Trapped, a thrilling new dance / theater work inspired by the world famous collapse of the San Jose Mine in Chile in 2010. Congratulations to the cast and...

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Youth, Community and Service; Visit by HRH Prince Edward to Chile

Published September 23rd, 2016 in news

Speech by Ambassador Fiona Clouder on the occasion of the visit of HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. ‘Youth, Community and Service’ It is an honour to welcome HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, to Chile; and thank you to everyone for joining us this evening. It has been wonderful to see, during the visit, so much red,...

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A Chilean Wine Tour Reveals the Region’s Heady Heritage

Published September 20th, 2016 in news

The country of Chile has a rich history of producing fine wine. But did you know their principal trading partner is China? Correspondent Harris Whitbeck visits some of the vineyards sending wine from Chile to China. Moet, Krug, Dom Perignon are names that are synonymous with good wine and champagne. They are also becoming increasingly...

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Discover Chile with Jake Blauvelt: Extended Cut

Published September 20th, 2016 in news

The Andes are one of the most formidable mountain ranges in the world, boasting massive, jagged peaks and dotted with active volcanoes and shifting glaciers. In the Southern Hemisphere’s winter, they also boast powder stashes, insane lines, and the kinds of views that take your breath away. Craving a powder fix, Jake Blauvelt booked a...

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Win tickets to Guided Tour of Chilean Flora in Kew Gardens: Calling Araucaria Tree Ethusiasts

Any garden or landscape with this statuesque  tree becomes Art ... or closer to Art. Although native to Chile (and found in other parts of the southern hemisphere), Araucarias have been lovingly cultivated all over the world, including in the UK. The ACS has been gathering location information for those Araucaria enthusiasts who wish...

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Mining Conference

Tuesday, 1st November 2016 at

The Mining Conference this year will be 1st November Further information will follow...

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Documentary “Lord Cochrane, Master and Commander”

Wednesday, 30th November 2016 at 6:30 PM
St Peter's Notting Hill, Kensington Park Road (opposite Stanley Gardens), London W11 2PN

The Anglo Chilean Society invite you to watch "Lord Cochrane, Master and Commander" from the Producer and Screenwriter Gilberto Villarroel and Director Christian Aylwin. A documentary series narrated...

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Women In Flamenco: A Homage

Wednesday, 5th October 2016 at 7:45 PM
Sands Films, 82 St Marychurch Street, SE16 4HZ London, United Kingdom

Chilean flamenco dancer Natalia García-Huidobro is returning to the Tuned In London programme at Sands Films, Rotherhithe, on Wed 5th Oct. In the intimate and indisputably authentic form of a...

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Alejandro Zambra’s New Novel “Multiple Choice”

From Wednesday, 12th October 2016 to Tuesday, 18th October 2016 at 7:15 PM
Southbank Centre and Waterstones Tottenham Court Road

The Chilean writer Alejandro Zambra will be in the UK in October to promote his new book “Multiple Choice”. He will participate in two events in London. On 12th October he will be at Southbank...

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British Spanish Society Centenary Concert with Guildhall School of Music: Granados & Goya

Wednesday, 26th October 2016 at 7:30 PM
Milton Court, Barbican, 1 Milton Street, London EC2Y 9BH

BritishSpanish Society Annual Concert, organised this year in collaboration with the Guildhall School of Music to celebrate the Centenary of Granados and Goya and which is part of the Society`s...

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