In February, there are a number of traditional festivals that take place in the archipelago of Chiloé, in southern Chile. They feast on the most important indigenous customs in the area. Here we tell you about five events that bring together locals and visitors in Chiloé.
Similar to a sacred ritual, these festivals celebrate contact with nature, and have evolved from rural people’s agrarian and Christian traditions. They are the perfect occasion to celebrate the way of life, traditions, and culture of the “Chilotes”, or people who live on the islands.
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