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Hist 141 chile 2

  1. 1. Chile Andrew Lelja History 141 71154
  2. 2. Chile and Music <ul><li>The national flower is the copihue. </li></ul><ul><li>The coat of arms depicts the national animals, the condor and the huemel. </li></ul><ul><li>On the flag, the five-pointed star in the center represents a guide to progress and honor, blue symbolizes the sky, white is for the snow-covered Andes, and red stands for the blood spilled to achieve their independence. </li></ul><ul><li>Chilean music ranges from folkloric, popular, and classical music. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a range in the expression of the music from north to south in the country. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The national dance is the Cueca </li></ul><ul><li>Another form of traditional song is the Tonada. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Tonada is distinguished from the Cueca by an intermediate melodic section and a more prominent melody. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>There have been many Chilean rock bands that have reach international success. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Literature and Cuisine <ul><li>Some call their country “Pais de Poetas”, which translates to “Country of Poets.” </li></ul><ul><li>Most famous poet is Pablo Neruda. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Isabel Allende is the best selling Chilean novelist, with 51 million novels sold worldwide. </li></ul><ul><li>The cuisine varies based on topography and latitude throughout Chile. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Common foods are seafood, beef, fruits and vegetables. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional recipes include asado, cazuela, empanalas, humitas, pastel de choclo, pastel de papas, curanto and sopaipillas. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lemons and onions were brought from Spanish colonists, and mayonnaise and yogurt from German immigrants. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sports <ul><li>Chile’s most popular sport is futbol, or soccer in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Although, Chile’s most successful sport is tennis. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chile has also won 13 medals overall at the Olympic Games. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rodeo is the countries national sport. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rodeo is practices in many rural areas throughout the country. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>During the Spanish conquest, the Manpuche played a sport similar to hockey called Chueca. </li></ul><ul><li>Skiing and snowboarding are very popular because the ski resorts and Andes Mountains produce some of the best powder snow in the Southern Hemisphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Surfing and body boarding are also popular and host competitions because of the great surf. </li></ul><ul><li>Other popular sports are basketball and polo. </li></ul><ul><li>Rally car racing is newer to the country and is becoming quite popular. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sources <ul><li>Wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Images.google.com </li></ul>

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