Chilean Society

Learn all about Chilean society and discover what makes Chile so unique.
Join us and learn about Chilean customs, cooking, people, and much more in this section that explores the society of Chile. The physical isolation of this long, thin country has helped create unique traditions and a distinctly Chilean way of life.

Let yourself be tempted by the delicious aromas and flavors of some of Chile’s most celebrated dishes such as porotos and caldillo de congrio. Cooking plays an important role in the lives of Chileans. Literary traditions are also important in Chile, as can be seen in the worldwide popularity of Chilean writers such as the popular fiction novelist Isabelle Allende and the poet Pablo Neruda, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. This country is full of rich cultural traditions waiting to be experienced.