Chilean music will take center stage in Valparaísoduring the Rockódromo Festival (February 2-13). The event, which has become a tradition in this striking city, is meant to rival the Viña del Mar and Olmué festivals.
The two-day music festival will feature performances from major international acts like Kanye West, Fatboy Slim and The Flaming Lips, as well as performers from Spain, Argentina, France and, of course, Chile.
The editors of the world’s most popular travel guide listed Chile’s south alongside the Gilli islands of Indonesia, the Marquesas of French Polynesia and Scotland’s far-away Shetland Islands as some of the best places to travel in the coming year.
After a decade of using Viña del Mar as its headquarters, the ATP (Professional Tennis Open) is returning to the Chilean capital and the San Carlos de Apoquindo courts in the municipality of Las Condes.
This year, the Frutillar Music Festival (called the “Semanas Musicales”) will be held in the recently inaugurated Teatro del Lago, an extraordinary architectural and cultural landmark built on the banks of Lake Llanquihue.
The Olmué Huaso Festival (January 21-23) is a symbol of Chilean folk culture. This year brings the 42nd edition of the event, which promises to once again fill the mythical Parque El Patagual with music and Chilean culture.
A recent strike that affected most of the Magallanes region came to a peaceful end. This area, known as the gateway to the world famous Torres del Paine and its principal cities of Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales is completely normalized.