Premio Nacional de Artes Musicales for Juan Allende Blin
The Premio Nacional de Artes Musicales 2018 is for composer Juan Allende Blin. This was announce by Chilean minister of Culturas, las Artes y el Patrimonio, Consuelo Valdés. Allende Blin has lived in Germany since 1957. Apart from a diploma, the composer will receive an amount of 23 million Chilean pesos as well as a lifelong monthly pension.