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).
The national debutant filmmakers Rosario Espinoza and Enrique Farías will compete for the Kutxa-Nuev@s Director@s award in the next edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival with their movie “La madre del cordero”
The contest, which seeks to promote Chilean wines abroad and to position the touristic and culinary attractions that the city offers, had a panel of judges made up of national and international experts.
Patronato is a neigborhood located in Recoleta district. Between Bellavista, Domínica, Loreto and Recoleta streets, Patronato brings together colors and flavors from faraway lands. Upon the arrival of Arab immigrants in late 19th century, Korean, Chinese, Indian and Palestinian communities joined. Here is a tour through the faces, product and stories that make of Patronato one of the most multicultural barrios in the city.