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Recinto: Campamento de Prisioneros, Estadio Nacional
There are 7 testimonies in this detention centre.
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Recinto: Campamento de Prisioneros, Estadio Chile (actual Estadio Víctor Jara)
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Recinto: Campamento de Prisioneros Isla Quiriquina, Escuela de Grumetes, Fuerte Rondizzoni
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Recinto: Campamento de Prisioneros Las Bandurrias, actual Regimiento Bulnes, Coyhaique
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Recinto: Campamento de Prisioneros Isla Dawson
There are 8 testimonies in this detention centre.
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The Soldier (El soldado)

Author:
Rafael Alberti (lyrics), Ángel Parra (music)
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla Silva
Place & date:
« During Christmas 1973, approximately 660 men and 100 women were held as prisoners in the Concepción Regional Stadium. Concentration camp officials allowed us to celebrate Christmas on the pitch. We were in a corner of the pitch and we used the pole vault pit as a stage. Two professional radio broadcasters were excellent masters of ceremony, combining veiled messages with other more candid ones, all with a hefty dose of humour and good taste. They also recited poems. »
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« Campamento Prisioneros Estadio Regional, Concepción »
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The Little Cigarette (El cigarrito)

Author:
Víctor Jara
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla Silva
Place & date:
« During Christmas 1973, I was one of some 600 men and 100 women prisoners in Concepción Regional Stadium. The concentration camp officials allowed us to celebrate Christmas in the sports arena. To be precise, we were in one corner of the playing field and we used the pole vault pit as a stage. »
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« Campamento Prisioneros Estadio Regional, Concepción »
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I’m Not from Here - To my Comrade, my Love (No soy de aquí - A mi compañera)

Author:
Facundo Cabral, with lyrics modified by a political prisoner
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla Silva
Place & date:
« The choir of male prisoners sang a piece called “A mi compañera” (To my comrade, my love) to the music of “No soy de aquí, ni soy de allá” (I'm not from here, nor from there) by Facundo Cabral. I don’t remember who wrote the lyrics. But that’s how I wrote it down in one of the ten notebooks I used to copy songs during my imprisonment. »
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« Campamento Prisioneros Estadio Regional, Concepción »
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Woman, Girl and Friend - To my Comrade (Mujer, niña y amiga - A mi compañero)

Author:
Robustiano Figueroa Reyes, with text modified by a political prisoner.
Testimony by:
Alfonso Padilla Silva
Place & date:
« The female comrades who were prisoners replied to the chanting of the men held in the Regional Stadium with the song “To my comrade” sung to the rhythm of the Argentinean zamba “Woman, child and friend” by Robustiano Figueroa Reyes. »
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« Campamento Prisioneros Estadio Regional, Concepción »
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Free (Libre)

Author:
Nino Bravo
Testimony by:
Marianella Ubilla
Place & date:
« I was taken prisoner on 23 November 1973, at the University of Concepción. In the Regional Stadium of Concepción we had to sing the National Anthem every day. They’d always play military marching music. I think they did that to show that they were the bosses. »
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« Campamento Prisioneros Estadio Regional, Concepción »
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