CULTURE WEEK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, every week, participation fee 280,00€ per week
- Code : G/CHL/CW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
During Culture Week, you will learn about Chilean culture, get an insight into the language and have a taste of what they eat in South America. You will visit a local organic farm where they grow lots of different fruits and vegetables, get creative at a handicraft market where they make baskets, bags and souvenirs etc, visit a monument and much more! Moreover, you will get to meet people, take a Chilean cooking lesson, get to know your new surrounding, learn the basics of the language, and get a firsthand understanding of the Chilean way of life.
About the Accommodation Your new home will be in a dormitory at a local school in Coihueco, central Chile. The accommodation has a communal area where you can eat, relax, meet fellow participants and use the free Wifi. Food Arrangements All the meals served inside the accommodation will be typically Chilean, including rice dishes, potatoes, beans, meat, sandwiches and vegetables. Water, coffee and tea are available all day long.
You will be located in the outskirts of Coihueco, an interesting town 400 km South of Chile’s capital, Santiago. Coihueco is both a Chilean commune, and a city, in Ñuble Province, Biobío Region. The commune borders Argentina on the east and the provincial capital, Chillán, on the west. Coihueco is known for their wood carvings and loom weaving, as well as their Festival of Creole Roots, which revives many folkloric traditions!