Jeannete Valenzuela and Katherine Gonzalez dress in costume for a religious festival in Ayquina, Chile, last July. Photographer Andres Figueroa spent time in the Atacama Desert chronicling festivals that attract thousands of people to otherwise quiet mining towns in Chile.
Costanza Constant is part of a group of dancers from Iquique, Chile.
Fabian Quintanilla, from Iquique, dresses in costume for a festival in San Lorenzo de Tarapaca.
Diego Pallamanque is from Antofagasta, Chile. The Atacama Desert is one of the driest places on Earth.
Pricila Encalada wears a colorful headdress in San Lorenzo de Tarapaca.