Since the late nineteenth century, both the northern and southern regions have been mainly populated by people coming from the central region, helping to strengthen the country's cultural homogeneity.Notwithstanding the existence of a strong dominant national culture, some cultural regional traditions can be identified.Being from different cultures and speaking different languages, we have learnt a lot from each other.I thought I’d write a list of a few things I have learnt being married to my Chilean wife (however some of the points had to be deleted since they couldn’t actually be said in public but that’s another story…).Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.If in a dating relationship - is it customary for the guy to pay for dates he is not interested in going to - like the girl's family members birthday parties at expensive restaurants all the time? In Chile dating is called "Pololeando" mi "polola" is girlfriend "pololo" is boyfriend...
” warning in case someone wants to rush off to the church and then finds out it didn’t happen the same way.
Generally, I would say though that the Chilean woman is much more traditional and conservative than an american women.
Chilean women are hopeless romantics and theres no such thing as casual dating.
In the northern provinces near Bolivia, Aymará Indians have been able to preserve many aspects of their Andean culture.
In the southern region the Mapuche Indians are a large cultural group who strongly contributed to the formation of Chilean culture.