Anglo Chilean Society

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We are a non political non religious society. We aim to increase the awareness of Chile among the people of the UK and to advance the knowledge and understanding of its people history, language, literature, institutions, folklore, culture and current way of life.

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Harvest Festival 2018 kicks off in Chile

Published March 7th, 2018 in news

SANTIAGO – With entertaining activities, the vineyards and valleys of Chile are prepared to receive a large number of local and foreign tourists who will participate in this traditional national celebration. From the first days of March, the main wine event in the South American country will begin La Fiesta de Vendimia (the Harvest...

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A Fantastic Woman wins best foreign language film at Oscars 2018

Published March 5th, 2018 in news

The Chilean drama, featuring transgender actor Daniela Vega, prevailed at the Academy Awards over Swedish entry The Square and Russian drama Loveless. A Fantastic Woman has won the Oscar for best foreign language film at the 90th Academy Awards, edging out Ruben Östlund’s Swedish satire The Square and Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Russian...

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Anglo Venture in Chile and how the Society and I have made a difference

Published March 1st, 2018 in news

For many years the Anglo Chilean Society has been making an annual grant to Project Trust to enable two students to spend a year in Chile teaching English. This is another short story from one student we sponsored. By Emily Bown Chile. One of the most versatile strips of land on planet Earth. Abundant in scorching hot desert plains,...

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How to See Two Total Solar Eclipses in Chile on the Path of Totality

Published February 20th, 2018 in news

JAMIE CARTER FEBRUARY 17, 2018 If you were lucky enough to be in the narrow path of totality last August when a total solar eclipse passed over the United States, you know that seeing a total solar eclipse requires a lot of planning. It also takes luck. This phenomenon occurs just about once every 18 months — but the South American...

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In southern Chile, a strong devotion to land and water

Published February 16th, 2018 in news

Photo: Tourists viewed the translucent crystal-blue waters of the Saltos del Petrohué, a collection of waterfalls east of Lago Llanquihue in Chile. The setting evoked a primitive world out of a movie. Southern Chile, a magnet for adventure-seekers, provides plenty of thrills even for casual tourists. By Miguel Otárola Star...

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Watch “Chameleon” film

Published February 7th, 2018 in news

If you didn't have the chance to watch this magnificent film, the DVD has been released ! Summary Paula and Paulina, an affluent lesbian couple, are sharing a final day together at their beachfront summer home in Santo Domingo. But the unexpected arrival of Gaston, a young guest from the previous night's party, interrupts their...

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We are Building a Map with Araucaria’s Locations in UK. Send us your Photo.

The Anglo Chilean Society would like to build a map with the location of all the Araucarias in London. We invite you to send us your photo indicating the specific location to with the subject "London's Araucarias" In the meantime we invite you to read a short history of how our tree came to the UK. Riddle of how...

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Upcoming events

Anglo Chilean Society summer ‘Asado’

Saturday, 14th July 2018 at 1:00 PM

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50th Anniversary of Queen’s Chilean visit – Exhibition

Thursday, 8th November 2018 at

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Mining Conference

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Chilean Trees

Tuesday, 17th April 2018 at

Book launch Author: Rodrigo Fernandez More information will be given soon. Save the date...

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Classical Guitar Concert

Monday, 30th April 2018 at 6:30 PM

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London / Edinburgh Poetry Symposium

Friday, 29th June 2018 at

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Antihomage To Nicanor Parra by Instituto Cervantes

Tuesday, 20th March 2018 at 7:00 PM
Instituto Cervantes London 15-19 Devereux Court London WC2R 3JJ

Having overcome the barrier of his own centenary, Chilean writer Nicanor Parra died last January. Member of an authentic dynasty of artists that includes among others his sister Violeta, the...

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