El “18” 2017

Fundi2 - 2017This 2017 in the southern California area there will be (2) evening events (Friday in Hollywood & Saturday in Burbank) and (2) day events (Saturday in Fullerton & Ontario). And of course, at El Rincon Chileno events will run from Saturday to Monday, “El 18” (this is the only announced celebration on the actual 18th).  All events are individually listed below, by date order starting on Friday – without any type of preferential order. Aside from the for sure destination of El Rincon Chileno, there is a total of  4 event posters  listed below and since El Rincon Chileno has 3 consecutive days of celebration – culminating on the 18th, their information has been placed at the end.



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Friday, September 15th event “Fiesta Sudamericana: Independencia de Chile” is at Club Hola – 6714 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, California 90028. Starts at 9:00pm to 2am  and there is a $10 Cover charge.  For more info please call Henrik (818)974-6686 or Niko (818)233- 7009. Music will be played by DJ Niko: musica chilena bailable, and of course a “pies de cueca” and typical Chilean dance-cumbia grooves. DJ Niko wrote on his Facebook: “El Chilenazo Restaurant estará REGALANDO EMPANADAS para toda su clientela en el Carrete Dieciochero de Club Hola Hollywood”.  It is a 21 and over event.



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This year’s “Orange County Chilean Fest 2017 Fiestas Patrias Chilenas” is hosted Chile America Sur de California, and will be held on Saturday, September 16, from noon to 8pm at Ted Craig Regional Park, 3300 S State College Blvd in Fullerton, California 92835. Pre-paid ticket price per person $15.00 ($2 is a service charge). Event is pre-paid, but you can purchase at door for $20.  Please to link here purchase tickets and info in Spanish. Your entrance ticket includes one “plato unico”, which includes BBQ (various options: beef, chicken, ribs or chorizo), salad and water or soda. There will be additional food for sale on site. Parking: Ted Craig Regional Park has a $5.00 entrance fee – per car, which pays for the park’s upkeep – but if you park on the street, you can walk in.

Event highlights include Folklore Dancing Show, Live DJ, Cueca Dance Contest and Clown Show. The entrance ticket includes contests, games and LAN airline ticket raffle. It is a picnic, so bring your chairs and canopies. If you have interest and/or more questions, please link here for Facebook page of Chile America Sur de California.

Chile America Sur de California is a nonprofit organization, whose volunteers work with the goal of promoting and make known our Chilean culture in a safe, respectful, family-friendly environment. They also attempt to help and be a source of information-resources to the Chilean community who reside in Southern California. They request all interested parties to join their Facebook page or to call (949) 292-7194 or (714) 469-2964.

For more EVENT information contact:

Sergio Burgos (949)292-7194 or Americo Berlanga (951)515-9190 or Yvette Belgica (818)927-8260 or Miguel Burgos (714)342-0880

General directions:

(1) From the San Fernando Valley: Take 101 Southbound to 60 East (towards Pomona) MERGE onto 57 South/Orange Fwy (towards Santa Ana). Then take 90/Imperial Hwy exit toward Brea. Turn Right onto 90 W/ Imperial Hwy. Take the first left onto South State College Blvd (signs for Craig Park). Make a U-turn at East Rosalia Dr.

(2) From San Diego: Take the Interstate 5 (towards Santa Ana) Merge 57 North (toward Pomona) take the Yorba Linda Blvd Exit. Turn left onto Yorba Linda Blvd. Turn right onto N. State College Blvd

Below in Spanish, is a brief note directly from the Facebook page of Chile America Sur de California:

“Chile America Sur de California es una organizacion sin fines de lucro en la cual trabajan personas totalmente voluntarias con la finalidad de promover y dar a conocer nuestra cultura en un ambiente sano, familiar y de respeto. Tambien tratamos de asistir y proporcionar ayuda en lo que esta a nuestro alcance a la comunidad Chilena residente en el Sur de California. Acerquense a nosotros, denos su informacion para tenerlos en nuestra Base de Datos o comuni­quese a traves de Facebook, nos encontrara bajo Chile America Sur De California o contactenos al 949-292-7194 o al 714-469-2964.

Chile America Sur de California.



Grupo Cordillera y Mar

Grupo Folklorico Chile Cordillera y Mar is organizing an event “Ramada Onde Don Lucho” on Saturday September 16 from 12pm to 8pm at 214 South Euclid Avenue in Ontario, California 91762. There will be dancing, folklore show  and Chilean food. Donation of $5 includes a Latham raffle ticket. This is an all ages event.

For more information contact: Carolina Parga (213)377-7767 or Fernando Pasarinni (909)229-9384 or Claudio Orellana (562)266-4274


The Saturday, September 16th evening event, Fiestas Patrias 2017 is organized by Lizabeth Urribe and Sergio Torres Letelier. The event will be at Twelve Two One Lounge at 1221 North San Fernando Road, Burbank, California from 6pm to 2am. They sold out on their $20 reserved tickets which includes an empanada, alfajor, a drink (soda, tea or coffee). Only option now is, $15 cover at door (which does not include food/drink extras) but there will be food for sale from 6-9pm. For those who arrive after 9pm, cover will be $10. Since this is a bar-restaurant, this is a 21 and over event.

There will be dancing and dance contests plus surprises. For more information email  either:    chekotl@gmail.com  or lizabethurribe55@gmail.com


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El Rincon Chileno 2017




A Chilean restaurant that has been in Los Angeles since the late 1960′s, El Rincon Chileno will hosts its annual patriotic days’ celebrations “Celebre el 18 de Septiembre 2017 en el Rincon Chileno“, in a sit-down restaurant setting (reservations are strongly recommended). This year the celebrations will begin on Saturday and will continue on Sunday and Monday the 18th.

Saturday Sept 16 – Dinner Celebration with a presentation of the Chilean National Hymn and traditional Chilean Folklore and Dances with musica bailable played by DJ Wilfrido. Starts from 8pm.

Sunday Sept 17 – From 12pm till 6pm, Musica en Vivo – Buffet $18.95

Monday Sept 18 – Dinner Celebration with Music and Folklore from 7pm to 11pm

El Rincon Chileno Menu 2017


El Rincon Chileno Restaurant

4354 Melrose Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90029

(323) 666-6075/6077

General directions;

1) From the San Fernando Valley: Take 101 Southbound, EXIT at Melrose Ave/Normandie Ave. Keep straight onto N Ardmore Ave. Turn left onto Melrose Ave. Your destination will be on your right hand side. (The last intersection is N Edgemont St. If you reach N Heliotrope Dr, you’ve gone too far).

(2) From San Diego: Take the Interstate 5 Northbound. Merge 101 Northbound, EXIT at Melrose Ave/Normandie Ave. Turn right onto Melrose Ave. Your destination will be on your right hand side. (The last intersection is N Edgemont St. If you reach N Heliotrope Dr, you’ve gone too far).

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