Taking place annually between July 3–9, the Fiesta del Caribe, or Fiesta del Fuego, brings academics, foreign participants and dance, music and cultural groups from across the Caribbean and Latin America to celebrate the culture and music of a designated Caribbean country or region each year. Organized by the city’s Casa del Caribe, it’s a highlight of Santiago’s cultural calendar, with a finale celebrated via a city-wide conga and the burning of an effigy of the devil.

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