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In the Spanish-speaking world, the word terremoto is a double entendre – one definition for it is an earthquake, normally one measured at over a 6.5-7.0 on the Richter scale, and the other is a very popular festive drink consisting of white wine, grenadine and pineapple ice cream. 1.036 palabras más


'Earthquakes and Celebrations' - Fiestas Patrias in Chile

The 18th and 19th of September mark a national Chilean holiday – Fiestas Patrias. Chileans marks this day across the country by celebrating with food, music, dance and much more, including at ‘fondas’ where people meet at different venues to celebrate. 269 palabras más

Year Abroad

18. September

Hallo alle zusammen,

Vorgestern war endlich der Tag auf den hier alle seit mindestens einer Woche hingefiebert haben. Der 18. September ist der chilenische Nationalfeiertag und wird mit großen Feierlichkeiten gewürdigt. 274 palabras más

Teaching English in Chile (7.2)

Week 7: ¡Felices Fiestas Patrias!

The most important day in Chile has finally arrived! Despite the recent earthquake that hit the country a few days ago, people are celebrating Chilean culture everywhere. 350 palabras más


today's holiday: Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias

Fiestas Patrias is the national two-day holiday in Chile celebrating Independence Day, September 18, and Army Day, September 19. In the days preceding the holiday, fondas (fairs) pop up throughout Chile, and it is a popular time for… 61 palabras más