Last Monday was Chile’s Independence Day 🇨🇱! We went to a super fun celebration with family and friends, and ate some delicious empanadas, humitas, and torta de milhojas. It was so great to see my kids embrace their Hispanic heritage💕We had a grand time, and I even got to dance cueca with my dad 💃🏻 El Lunes pasado fue el día de la Independencia de Chile. Fuimos a una entretenida celebración con la familia y amigos. Comimos unas ricas empanadas, humitas, y torta de milhojas. Me encanto ver a mis hijos cultivando su lado hispano. Lo pasamos súper bien, y hasta me baile una cuequita con mi papá! #nanys2pesos#nanys2pesoslovestoparty#chile#familytime
La Sanmarqueña towers above the Mexican city of San Marcos, in the southern state of Guerrero. The statue is a local icon whose construction was inspired by a folk song of the same name. Written by poet José Augustín Ramírez Altamirano, the ballad "La Sanmarqueña" is emblematic of the Costa Chica's traditional music. The style most dear to the people of Guerrero is called Chilena, and, as its namesake suggests, its origins lie partly in Chile. In addition to inspiring a statue, the song's rhythms helped establish a dance inherent to the local identity; when dancing La Sanmarqueña, the female participant will hold her dress up in the same fashion as the larger-than-life sculpture.