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Music is at the heart of the Chilean character and people. La Nueva Canción (New Song) was a folk revival that emerged in the 1960s and reconnected the country to its indigenous and musical roots. Its lyrics were socially conscious and became the soundtrack of the left for decades.

Led by Violeta Parra, others soon followed, Inti Illimani, Quilapayún, Victor Jara and Violeta’s own children, Angel and Isabel.

And of course there’s La Cueca...

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