Last September 17, the Falkland Islands governor hosted a Chilean Independence Day reception at Government House for the Chilean community. ”There are 199 Chilean-born people in the Falkland Islands,” said Governor Nigel Phillips at the reception.
The Falkland Islands celebrated Chilean Independence with a special reception for the local Chilean community in Government House.
Chileans in the Falkland Islands celebrated their country's Independence Day with a reception at Government House in Stanley on Monday and on the weekend a traditionally lively gathering at The Narrows Bar.
Chilean Independence Day celebrations were again held in the Falkland Islands this year, with the main event being hosted at Government House in Stanley, demonstrating the strong relationship that has formed between Chile and the Falklands in recent decades.
The Falklands Governor praised the Chilean members of the Islands community, described them as well integrated and good workers and said he hoped to further increase and consolidate the good longstanding relations with Chile and its people.