"Information about Torres del Paine and Patagonia (Chile and Argentina)"
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Cultural and Traditional Events

Cinema in Patagonia:
This is an artistic event were National and International movies and short films are shown.  The opening is in the Milodon Cave Natural Monument; there are buses departing from Puerto Natales. The next movies are shown in Puerto Natales.

Location: Milodon Cave National Monument  (24 km. north from Puerto Natales) and Puerto Natales
Date: Every year in February.

 

Chilean Rodeo:
This is traditional National sport takes place in Cerro Castillo village, more than 30 “colleras” (partners) of the region participating. In this popular party there are different traditions like “Sello de Raza” and “Movimiento de Riendas (dressage)” every rider show all their skills mounting spirited steed.

Location: Cerro Castillo village (60 km from Puerto Natales)
Date: Every year in November.

 

Chilean Party:
This party represents in all its scale the deeply rooted costumes of the farmer loyal representative of the magellanic steppe. The activities are: stallion and steer break in, resistance race, training competition of sheep dogs, axe skill and for closing, a popular party with the people of the village and tourist.

Location: Cerro Castillo village (60 km from Puerto Natales)
Date: Every year in January

 

SPORTS EVENTS
3 hours of Puerto Natales
This is a motoring spectacle, national and international pilots participate, showing their steering wheel skills. The pilots and the community prepare with anticipation. The 3 hours are done in two stages: the first day is of classification and the second day is when the pilots compete.

Location: Near Puerto Natales
Date: Every year in October.

 

Rally “Torres del Paine”:
This rally is organized by the Puerto Natales municipality, It goes around internal roads of the area, beginning at Sarmiento entrance (Torres del Paine National Park) then they go to Laguna Amarga, Laguna Azul, Lazo Ranch and it all ends at Cerro Castillo village. This circuit is very beautiful and unique.

Location: Cerro Castillo Village 60 kilometers from Puerto Natales.
Date: December.

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Jineteada

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Gaucho en Jineteada

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Jineteada

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Marca de ganado

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Cerro Castillo, Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile MAURICE DIDES

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