Chile
National Emblems  Michelle Bachelet Jeria President   “ “ La Moneda” Presidentia Palace
Some Facts about Chile… <ul><li>Capital :  Santiago. </li></ul><ul><li>Population  :  16,432,674 </li></ul><ul><li>Officia...
The Araucanía Region <ul><li>Population :  900.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Area :  31.842 Km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital  :   Te...
Traditional Food <ul><li>Empanadas :  Stuffed pastry of semicircular shape. The traditional filling includes beef, onion, ...
Traditional Music <ul><li>Cueca </li></ul><ul><li>Music from Chiloé </li></ul><ul><li>Fiesta de la Tirana </li></ul><ul><l...
Chilean Artists <ul><li>Pablo Neruda </li></ul><ul><li>Gabriela Mistral </li></ul><ul><li>Violeta Parra  </li></ul><ul><li...
Condorito <ul><li>It started in 1949 as a  comic strip in ‘Okey’ Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Created by the Chilean cartoon...
A little joke…
Pablo Neruda <ul><li>Pen name of Ricardo Eliezer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (1904 – 1973)  Writer, diplomat and political figu...
Gabriela Mistral <ul><li>Pen name of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, (1889 - 1957) teacher and writer...
Violeta Parra <ul><li>Teacher, painter, sculptress, composer and researcher of Chilean music.  </li></ul><ul><li>She was b...
Roberto Matta <ul><li>Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren is known simply as “Matta”   (1911 – 2002)  architect and ...
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Presentación Chile

  1. 1. Chile
  2. 2. National Emblems Michelle Bachelet Jeria President “ “ La Moneda” Presidentia Palace
  3. 3. Some Facts about Chile… <ul><li>Capital : Santiago. </li></ul><ul><li>Population : 16,432,674 </li></ul><ul><li>Official Language: Spanish. </li></ul><ul><li>Currency : Chilean Peso </li></ul><ul><li>Area : 756.950 Km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>(Antarctica: 1.250.000 Km 2 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Motto : “ By Reason or Force ” </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Araucanía Region <ul><li>Population : 900.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Area : 31.842 Km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital : Temuco </li></ul><ul><li>Main Economic Fields : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cattle Raising. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Services </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Traditional Food <ul><li>Empanadas : Stuffed pastry of semicircular shape. The traditional filling includes beef, onion, cut boiled egg, an olive and raisins, but some empanadas can me made of cheese or fish as well. </li></ul><ul><li>Chilean corn and meat pie: Commonly served in individual clay bowls. The main ingredients are: Corn, onions, chicken, minced meat, some leaves of fresh basil and sugar. </li></ul><ul><li>Golden liquor : Made of Brandy with milk . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Traditional Music <ul><li>Cueca </li></ul><ul><li>Music from Chiloé </li></ul><ul><li>Fiesta de la Tirana </li></ul><ul><li>Easter Island Music </li></ul><ul><li>Mapuche Music </li></ul>
  7. 7. Chilean Artists <ul><li>Pablo Neruda </li></ul><ul><li>Gabriela Mistral </li></ul><ul><li>Violeta Parra </li></ul><ul><li>Roberto Matta </li></ul><ul><li>René Ríos (Also known as “Pepo”) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Condorito <ul><li>It started in 1949 as a comic strip in ‘Okey’ Magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Created by the Chilean cartoonist René Ríos after the release of the movie “Saludos Amigos” of Disney </li></ul><ul><li>Today, Condorito is published in several countries in Latin-America and there is even an English translation. </li></ul>
  9. 9. A little joke…
  10. 10. Pablo Neruda <ul><li>Pen name of Ricardo Eliezer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (1904 – 1973) Writer, diplomat and political figure. </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971 . He also received the of Honoris Causa degree from Oxford University </li></ul><ul><li>He is considered as one of the greatest poets in the 20 th Century. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gabriela Mistral <ul><li>Pen name of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, (1889 - 1957) teacher and writer. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the first Latin-American woman to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1945. She also received an Honoris Causa degree from Mills College of Oakland, California. </li></ul><ul><li>Today, her face is stamped in the $5000 pesos note. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Violeta Parra <ul><li>Teacher, painter, sculptress, composer and researcher of Chilean music. </li></ul><ul><li>She was born in 1917 and died in 1967 surrounded by friends and family. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Roberto Matta <ul><li>Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren is known simply as “Matta” (1911 – 2002) architect and Chile’s most famous surrealist painter. </li></ul><ul><li>Received the Premio Nacional de Arte in 1990 and the Premio Principe de Asturias de las Artes in 1992 </li></ul>

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