More than 150 writers will be present in the 34th version of the FILSA, or “International Book Fair”, which also will hold talks, workshops, activities, musicals, and tributes to Nicanor Parra and Gabriela Mistral, among others. The event will take place from October, 23rd to November, 9th at Estación Mapocho's Cultural Center.
For years, the Lastarria neighborhood has been acknowledged as the primary cultural and gastronomical center of Santiago. Nevertheless, new cultural circuits have taken precedence in the city, one of them centered around the neighborhood known as the “Barrio Italia”.
The initiative of the Colectivo Patrimonio Sonoro (Musical Heritage Collective) compiles the history of 15 families that carry in their blood the tradition of the barrel organ, bass drum and chinchín (a type of rattle).