Nano Stern: Interview

Fernando Stern, aka Nano Stern, is a young, football-loving, Chilean artist riding the crest of the New Wave of musicians that has emerged in the country in recent years. His style is an Indie-Folclor-Rock fusion; deeply rooted in traditional Chilean mu…

Chile’s #1 Chess player

Ivan Morovic Chile's no 1 chess player Name:Morovic Fernandez, Ivan Federation: Chile Highest rating: 2613 Born: 1963 Sex: Male Ivan Morovic, born in Viña del Mar, Chile in 1963 is the highest ranking Chil…

The Mapuche in Modern Chile: Dr Joanna Crow

Dr Joanna crow from the University of Bristol talks to Chileno about her new book on the largest group of indigenous people in Chile, the Mapuche.

Chilean Chess: Joao Avalos

Chileno interviewed several ranked Chilean chess players. Joao talks to Chileno and gives us his insights into the game.

Inti-Illimani: Interview

Inti-Illimani are currently celebrating a 45 year milestone in their long and varied history as Chile’s best known pioneers of la Nueva Canción Chilena. Champions of the Andean tradition with a social and political conscience, Inti-Illimani have long be…

Alien Gun’s debut album: Dreaming at 1420 MHz

Alien Gun, a four-piece prog rock band from Santiago de Chile are currently about to release their debut album, Dreaming at 1420 MHz, which is currently available as a free mp3 download. We spoke to the band about the album and their music. Chileno: So…

Are Los Bunkers the best rockeros in Chile?

Los bunkers, arguably Chile's most famous rock quintet, originally hail from the southern Chilean city of Concepcion and moved to Santiago a year after forming in 1999, but have been based in Mexico since 2008.

Chilean Chess: Erwin Schneider

FIDE ranked Chilean chess player Erwin Schneider talks chess to Chileno. Federation: Chile Highest rating: 2139 Born: 1979…

Interview with The Ganjas!

So, we all know that the Wigan garage band, The Verve as a unit are over...or... are...they? Err...well yes they are. But you could be mistaken for thinking that they have been reincarnated... in Chilean form! The Ganjas, hailing from Santiago, are a Ch…

Andres Wood: Chilean film director

Perhaps Chile's most noteable film director, Andrés Wood, is responsible for a wealth of films including Historias de Fútbol, Machuca, la Buena Vida and La Fiebre del Loco.