Monday, June 22, 2009

Noche de San Juan

In Valpo we celebrate St. John.....or better San Juan with fiestas celebrating the change of year. For us here is the longest night of the year... so tomorrow night the students and andean folk bands from the local Valpo's Catholic University will have their annual fiesta... There are other folk fiestas by the mapuche inmigrants from southern Chile who celebrates it a We tripantu in different neighborhoods and the asturian community who celebrates with dancing, gaita music and a queimada as noche de San Xoan next saturday night at the estadio español de Recreo.