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2008_DC_Acts_II_08081631Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Acts II Band
The Emory United Methodist Church's Acts II Band played jazz next to the church as part of the heritage trail opening events.
2008_DC_TrailR_08081670Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
2008_DC_TrailC_08081659Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Brightwood Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was the opening event for the opening of the Battleground to Community: Brightwood Heritage Trail.
2010_DC_TrailR_1011138Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Opening Related Pics
Tour folks at Point Reno as well as at the fire station.
2010_DC_TrailC_10111396Cultural Tourism DC -- Event: Tenleytown Heritage Trail Unveiling
This was an event to dedicate the new "Top of the Town", the Tenleytown Heritage Trail. The event was held at the Fort Reno park.
Speakers, in sequence (more or less), were:
- Music by the Middle C Music Brass Ensemble
- Linda Harper, Executive Director, Cultural Tourism DC
- (Co-Host) Chris...
2010_DC_McDevitt_Tour45Cultural Tourism DC -- James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination
Ford Theatre’s Detective James McDevitt Investigates Lincoln’s Assassination:
Join the reenactment as Detective James McDevitt revisits and reexamines the sites and clues from the investigation into the Lincoln Assassination Conspiracy.
Presented by Cultural Tourism DC member organization Ford’s...
2007_DC_Metro_Tour_07042218Cultural Tourism DC -- Story Behind the Artwork At Metro Stations Tour
Art on Line: The Story Behind the Artwork at Metro Stations: Led by Michael McBride, manager of the WMATA Art in Transit program, this riding and walking tour tells the fascinating stories behind the unique works of art at Metro stations. Hear about the artists who created the murals, sculptures, and...
2008_DC_Peck_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Artist G. Byron Peck's Shaw/U Street Murals
Artist G. Byron Peck’s Shaw/U Street Mural Tour:
Take a tour of murals created by prominent DC mural and mosaic artist G. Byron Peck and his associated non-profit, City Arts. Get an eyeful of the landmark mural of Duke Ellington, the Dupont Circle Mural, and the Mayan Mural, all within blocks of each...
2007_DC_U_Tour_0704217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Before Harlem, There Was U Street
Before Harlem, There Was U Street:
Take a walk along Washington's "Black Broadway" where Duke Ellington grew up and was inspired, and where musical greats such as Cab Calloway and Dizzy Gillespie played into the wee hours of the morning. Here in the shadow of Howard University, African Americans...
2010_DC_Tivoli_Tour_10052317Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
Behind-the-Scenes at GALA Theatre in the Historic Tivoli
This behind-the-scenes tour of GALA Hispanic Theatre, DC’s premier Latino arts organization, will touch on the history of the old historic Tivoli, including an introduction to the resident theater ghost, the redesign of the theater space by GALA...
2010_DC_CHeights_Tour_10052314Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
Boom, Bust, and Boom along the Columbia Heights Heritage Trail:
The Columbia Heights Heritage Trail tour will begin and end in the heart of the 14th St. commercial area. We'll look at the boom, bust and boom of one of DC's hottest and most interesting neighborhoods. Covering most of Cultural Tourism...
2010_DC_Mt_Vernon_Tour_10052234Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
Exploring the Emerging Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood:
Sponsored by 425 Massachusetts Avenue Apartments and Steuart Investment Company
Walk the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood to learn about the history of this once forgotten neighborhood, including its rebirth, new retail, new offices, and new...
2017_DC_Penn_Qtr_Tour_17092012Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
WTDC - The Federal Triangle: Planning, Architecture, Art
The Federal Triangle was first conceived as an integral component of the 1901 McMillan Commission's plan to extend the L’Enfant Plan and beautify the monumental core of Washington.
Starting with the 1926 Public Buildings Act, the Triangle was...
2009_DC_Twin_Oaks_Tour_09091921Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate
Historic Tour at Twin Oaks Estate:
Twin Oaks, the largest privately owned estate in Washington DC, was built in 1888 by Gardiner Hubbard, founder of the National Geographic Society. The 26-room house features the early colonial (Georgian) Revival style. From 1937 to 1978, Twin Oaks served as the...
2008_DC_Brookland_Tour_08092014Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: History of Brookland
History of Brookland:
This tour of central Brookland offers insight into the development of this one-time trolley suburb and its rich cultural heritage, including its original main street business area. Discover the work of architects such as John Joseph Early, Howard Mackey, and Hilyard Robinson. See...
2006_DC_Metro_Tour_06042217Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Metro Behind the Scenes
Metro: Behind the Scenes:
As part of Metro's 30th anniversary, participants were taken around to the original Metro stations (the first was Rhode Island Avenue, and we also did Union Station, Judiciary Square, Gallery Place, Metro Center, and Farragut North) by Metro's interim general manager, Dan...
2009_DC_NOMA_Tour_09091946Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR
NoMa’s Renaissance: To NPR:
This up-and-coming neighborhood north of Union Station is home to landmarks such as Uline Arena, site of the Beatles first North American concert in 1964. The New York Avenue Metro station opened in 2004, igniting the pace of development in NoMa. With lead anchors like...
2013_DC_NOMA_Tour_13100626Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: NoMa: From the Beatles to NPR
NoMa: From the Beatles to NPR
NoMa (the area north of Massachusetts Avenue) is a long-neglected part of DC that is now in the midst of a great renaissance. See where the Beatles played their first U.S. concert, hear the area’s rich history, and learn how the NoMa Metro station sparked the sleek new...
2008_DC_Peirce_MillWT_08042672Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Peirce Mill to Turn Again (interior tour)
Peirce Mill to Turn Again:
Peirce Mill, the last standing mill in the District, is nearing completion of a $1 million restoration program that will enable the 200-year-old mill to grind grain again. A visit to the mill will reveal the fish ladder at the dam that allows herring to migrate upstream for...
2008_DC_St_Elizabeth_Tour_08092024Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: St Elizabeth's East Campus
St. Elizabeth's East Campus Tour - Past, Present, and Future:
Tour historic St. Elizabeth's Hospital, a pioneer in therapeutic techniques in mental health. Opened in 1855, St. E’s has treated over 125,000 patients, including John Hinckley, Jr. Hear redevelopment plans for the campus that include mixed...
2009_DC_DOI_Murals_Tour_0909199Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: U.S. Department of the Interior Murals
U.S. Department of the Interior Murals Tour:
The U.S. Department of the Interior Main Interior Building was designed to be a “symbol of a new day” during the Great Depression. Explore more than 20 New Deal-era murals and learn how this public art project stimulated more than just the economy. Led by...
2008_DC_Ft_StevensWT_08042666Cultural Tourism DC -- Walking Tour: Victory at Fort Stevens
Victory at Fort Stevens:
Explore Fort Stevens and its surrounding neighborhood to relive the historical highlights of the moral turning point of the Civil War. Highlights include the spot where Abraham Lincoln stood when he was almost shot by enemy fire and Battleground National Cemetery, the final...
2012_DC_Le_Droit_Tour_1209309Cultural Tourism DC -- Worthy Ambition: LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail Preview tour
Explore the unique architecture and historical figures of LeDroit Park durning this specail preview of Cultural Tourism DC’s LeDriot Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail, which is currently in development. The neighborhood was developed in 1873 as an exclusive white suburban enclave just beyond the...
2013_DC_Emb_Afghanistan64DC -- Embassy of Afghanistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
There was also an art show upstairs. It included works by Nicolaus Aman.
2016_DC_Emb_Albania34DC -- Embassy of Albania
Part of Passport DC 2016
Greeting visitors was Ambassador Floreta Faber.
2014_DC_Emb_Argentina91DC -- Embassy of Argentina
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Food tasting, wine tasting, Yerba mate tasting, Tango and Folk shows, guided tours, art exhibits, free tango lessons, tourism clips, kid entertainment.
2008_DC_Emb_Australia46DC -- Embassy of Australia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Under the stars of the Southern sky, take in performances of indigenous Australian music and exhibits on studying and working in Australia. The embassy’s gallery will feature photographic exhibition 1918 Australia and America: Allies on the...
2009_DC_Emb_Australia25DC -- Embassy of Australia
Part of Passport DC 2009:
Under the stars of the Southern Sky, learn about travel and work opportunities in Australia while enjoying Australian eats and the sounds of the didgeridoo.
2013_DC_Emb_Azerbaijan17DC -- Embassy of Azerbaijan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2019_DC_Emb_Bahrain10DC -- Embassy of Bahrain
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
BAHRAIN
* An outside, illustrated cultural trail showcasing Bahrain’s architecture
* A puzzle displaying the country’s tourist attractions
* Display of the history and traditions of Bahrain’s pearlindustry
* Traditional foods and...
2012_DC_Emb_Bangladesh24DC -- Embassy of Bangladesh
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2019_DC_Emb_Bangladesh21DC -- Embassy of Bangladesh
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
BANGLADESH
* Celebrate a Bengali New Year
* Sample and purchase Bangladeshi cuisine
* See and purchase traditional crafts
* Enjoy aHenna Corner
* Experience a cultural show of traditional dance and music
2013_DC_Emb_Barbados29DC -- Embassy of Barbados
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Belize10DC -- Embassy of Belize
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
The ambassador, H.E Nestor Mendez, greeted vistors.
2012_DC_Emb_Benin31DC -- Embassy of Benin
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Explore the sophistication of Benin through visual exhibition, dance, and live music. The complimentary local food and drink tasting will give you a taste of this country.
Performers included Angelique Kidjo, vocalist.
2011_DC_Emb_Bolivia59DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come and join us in a celebration of our “Limitless Diversity” May 14th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. From its traditions in regional folklore to its important archeological ruins, Bolivia is deeply rooted in a sense of history, and values its diverse...
2013_DC_Emb_Bolivia36DC -- Embassy of Bolivia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2009_DC_Emb_Botswana7DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of PassportDC 2009:
In northern Botswana, women are noted for their skill at crafting baskets from Mokola palm and local dyes. The embassy presents a display of these baskets, along with art and jewelry, and an opportunity to hear listen to the sounds of traditional African music.
2012_DC_Emb_Botswana24DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was Her Excellency Tebelelo Seretse Ambassador of Botswana to the United States.
2015_DC_Emb_Botswana8DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2016_DC_Emb_Botswana19DC -- Embassy of Botswana
Part of Passport DC 2016
2011_DC_Emb_Brazil35DC -- Embassy of Brazil
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Learn about the Brazilian art form of Capoeira, which combines elements of martial arts, sports, and music. Explore the Brazilian Ambassador’s residence, designed in 1908 by John Russell Pope, architect of the National Archives, the Jefferson...
2012_DC_Emb_Brunei42DC -- Embassy of Brunei
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was His Excellency Ambassador Dato Paduka Haji Yusoff bin Haji Abdul Hamid, Ambassador of Brunei to the United States, and his wife.
2019_DC_Emb_China132DC -- Embassy of China
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
CHINA:
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific...
2019_DC_Emb_China_Photo62DC -- Embassy of China -- Exhibit: Photo exhibition on 40th Anniversary of China-US diplomatic relations
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
CHINA:
* A sampling of Chinese foods
* Performances of Chinese opera, martial artsand dances
* Interactive stations of Chinese tea ceremony, calligraphy, paper tearing performances
* Exhibition on the achievements of China-U.S. scientific...
2013_DC_Emb_Coite_Divoire24DC -- Embassy of Coite D'Ivoire
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2008_DC_Emb_Colombia53DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
A self-guided tour of the Ambassador of Colombia’s residence, including an exhibition of drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs by renowned Colombian artist Ana Mercedes Hoyos.
2015_DC_Emb_Colombia47DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
Come visit the Embassy of Colombia. We'll have food, dancing, a live concert and much more!
Special guests:
Juan Valdez, Verny Varela, El Tayrona
2013_DC_Emb_Dominica20DC -- Embassy of Commonwealth of Domica + St. Kitts and Nevis @ Fraser Mansion
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Costa_Rica19DC -- Embassy of Costa Rica
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Visitors will enjoy Costa Rican food, drinks, music, traditional dance, national products, and tourism materials. Diplomatic staff will be at hand to interact with guests. A representative from the Institute of Tourism will offer presentations as well.
2011_DC_Emb_Croatia18DC -- Embassy of Croatia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Visit the home of seven World Heritage sites as you learn about the deep history of Croatia. The heritage of the people of Croatia reaches back tens of thousands of years, even thought the nation recently received sovereignty in 1992. The embassy...
2010_DC_Emb_Dominican19DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The second largest nation in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic was the first permanent colony of Europeans in the western hemisphere. DR, as it is fondly called, is also famous in the United States for the outstanding baseball players recruited each year for U.S. teams. The...
2015_DC_Emb_Dominican16DC -- Embassy of Dominican Republic
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2014_DC_Emb_Ecuador24DC -- Embassy of Ecuador
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Short film on (green energy) Rum tasting, Typical Food, Cultural/Tourism Desk, Foto Artist, Identity & Magic: Folkonic dances with the Dominican Republic.
2012_DC_Emb_Egypt29DC -- Embassy of Egypt
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2012_DC_Emb_Ethiopia38DC -- Embassy of Ethiopia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Discover the hidden treasures of Ethiopia: home of eight amazing World Heritage sites, the cradle of ancient civilization and the origin of humankind. The embassy will showcase the country's diverse cultures, delicious cuisine, music and a photo...
2019_DC_Emb_Ethiopia13DC -- Embassy of Ethiopia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
ETHIOPIA
* Birthplace of the coffee bean!
* Display of Ethiopia’s diverse tourism attractions and world heritage sites
* An awe-inspiring photography exhibition
* Traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony
* Traditional music and dances
2014_DC_Emb_Gabon48DC -- Embassy of Gabon
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Dance, art, traditional instruments, batik displays, performances
Also included here was the ambassador, Michael Moussa-Adamo. I thought this was the most open of all of the embassies on this day. You actually could walk into his office. Very cool!
2012_DC_Emb_Ghana21DC -- Embassy of Ghana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Doing a book-signing was Nana Amuah-Afenyi VI aka King Peggy.
Peggielene Bartels was born in Ghana in 1953 and moved to Washington, D.C., in her early twenties to work at Ghana's embassy. In an interesting twist of fate, she was chosen to be King...
2019_DC_Emb_Ghana24DC -- Embassy of Ghana
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
GHANA
* Live music
* Wood sculpture at work
* Traditional Ghanaian food vendors
2016_DC_Emb_Guatemala17DC -- Embassy of Guatemala
Part of Passport DC 2016
2014_DC_Emb_Guinea9DC -- Embassy of Guinea
Part of Passport DC 2014
2010_DC_Emb_Haiti12DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Long before the earthquake, Haiti was famous for its beauty, its art, and its hospitality. The embassy presents a historical exhibit focusing on Haiti’s cultural heritage and how it was affected by the devastating earthquake of January 12, 2010. The exhibit also highlights the...
2016_DC_Emb_Haiti38DC -- Embassy of Haiti
Part of Passport DC 2016.
Present to greet the tourists was His Excellency Paul Altidor, the ambassador.
2008_DC_Emb_India19DC -- Embassy of India
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
The embassy welcomes visitors with a variety of Indian music and dance performances, including Bhangra and Bharatnatyam, Indian snacks, and general information on India.
2008_DC_Emb_Indonesia83DC -- Embassy of Indonesia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Take a guided tour of this historic building, once known as the Walsh Mansion, a private residence built at the turn of the 20th century. Cultural artifacts from Indonesia and a short movie about the country will also be shown.
2011_DC_Emb_Iraq38DC -- Embassy of Iraq
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come experience the wonders of ancient and modern day Iraq. Indulge your senses and discover ancient Babylonian and Assyrian artifacts, sample authentic Iraqi food, listen to Arabic music, learn traditional dance, and much more in this exciting...
2011_DC_Emb_Japan29DC -- Embassy of Japan, Japan Information and Cultural Center
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Come to the Old Ambassador's Residence and experience different aspects of Japanese culture. Japan is known for a culture rooted in traditions and rituals kabuki, tea ceremonies, and Budō (martial arts). From Noh Theater to Karaoke, Japanese...
2008_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan64DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
The Heart of Eurasia: Attend a special evening concert and mingle with diplomats from Kazakhstan, including His Excellency Ambassador Erlan Idrissov. At 6 pm an authentic folk group from Western Kazakhstan will perform tunes by the Great Steppes...
2010_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan57DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Located along the ancient Silk Road, Kazakhstan is an ethnically diverse republic roughly the size of Western Europe. Kazakhstan has been at the crossroads of trade and empires for centuries. Visit the embassy for an introduction to Kazakh culture, history, modern life, as well...
2014_DC_Emb_Kazakhstan62DC -- Embassy of Kazakhstan
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The embassy will be glad to welcome guests to showcase its rich cultural heritage and tourism opportunities of Kazakhstan, including traditionally dressed ladies for photos opportunities and traditional instruments. We are also selling scarves.
Included here at Kairat Umarov,...
2008_DC_Emb_Korea65DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Master Han J. Do and 20 traditional Korean martial arts performers will demonstrate Taekwondo and teach moves to children. View the exhibition Traditional Korean Archery and film, and tour the embassy’s museum filled with traditional musical...
2010_DC_Emb_Korea18DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Korean Embassy invites you to attend the re-dedication of the Korea Cultural Center on the occasion of Passport DC 2010. Sample Korean dishes such as Korean barbeque, kimchi, and other snacks; experience a Taekwondo demonstration and youth workshop; watch videos about...
2011_DC_Emb_Korea44DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Korus House, the cultural branch of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, hosts events year round including taekwondo classes, film festivals, culinary expos, calligraphy exhibits, and much more. Be sure to visit Korus House to learn more about...
2016_DC_Emb_Korea35DC -- Embassy of Korea (KORUS)
Part of Passport DC 2016
2010_DC_Emb_Kyrgyzstan17DC -- Embassy of Kyrgyzstan
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Kyrgyzstan, located in the heart of Central Eurasia, is in the midst of the world-class Tien Shan Mountains. The Kyrgyz people are known for their generosity, friendliness, and hospitality.
2015_DC_Emb_Libya5DC -- Embassy of Libya
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2008_DC_Emb_Madagascar35DC -- Embassy of Madagascar
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Enjoy this showcase of authentic Malagasy culture through film, music, song, and dance and taste traditional Malagasy food and drink. Also, view wall paintings, handicrafts, and displays of books and documents.
2008_DC_Emb_Micronesia19DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Come see photographs of simple life on tropical islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. Take a moment to see island carvings and handicrafts; learn about the island cultures; and as you leave, feel free to take some brochures with you....
2014_DC_Emb_Micronesia14DC -- Embassy of Micronesia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
There will be a variety of activities including handicrafts, products, and a video presentation of the Micronesian culture.
Included here is Yosiwo P. George, ambassador to the US.
2015_DC_Emb_Morocco9DC -- Embassy of Morocco
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2012_DC_Emb_Mozambique28DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was Her Excellency Amélia Matos Sumbana Ambassador of Mozambique to the United States.
2015_DC_Emb_Mozambique23DC -- Embassy of Mozambique
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2011_DC_Emb_Nepal30DC -- Embassy of Nepal
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
Nepal, in South Asia, is a country of diverse culture, cuisine, music, and incredible geography. Eight of the world's 10 highest mountains, including Mt. Everest, are found in Nepal. The nation's rich tradition of storytelling is often conveyed...
2013_DC_Emb_Nepal18DC -- Embassy of Nepal
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
Greeting folks was the ambassador, Dr. Shankar P Sharma.
2015_DC_Emb_Nicaragua40DC -- Embassy of Nicaragua
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2012_DC_Emb_Nigeria31DC -- Embassy of Nigeria
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2012_DC_Emb_Pakistan15DC -- Embassy of Pakistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Experience the numerous diverse cultures and ethnic groups that the society and culture of Pakistan comprises. The comprehensive programs include performing arts showcase, food and drinks as well as vendors on the site.
2019_DC_Emb_Pakistan15DC -- Embassy of Pakistan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2019
PAKISTAN
* Celebrate Basant with kites and colors
* Play cricket in the courtyard
* Savor traditional kebabs and biryani dishes
* Enjoy music, performances and more
2008_DC_Emb_Paraguay14DC -- Embassy of Paraguay
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
From the Forests of Paraguay to Massachusetts Avenue:  The Embassy of Paraguay in collaboration with Restore Mass Ave presents colorful photographic art of the Ache people and the magnificent Paraguayan forests, alongside old photographs and...
2014_DC_Emb_Peru7DC -- Embassy of Peru
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Welcome to Peru and its culture. Enjoy its food, dance, music and get the opportunity to know more about our fascinating country and its commercial possibilities. Live music and dances, cooking and pis-co sour lessons and tasting, soft drinks tasting, exhibition and sale of...
2014_DC_Emb_Philippines44DC -- Embassy of Philippines
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Come by the Philippines Embassy and enjoy a martial arts presentation, a fashion show of traditional Filipino attire, wood carvers, and grab a bite of a very popular pork dish of suckling pig or lechon.
2010_DC_Emb_Saudi41DC -- Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Journey to the exotic and fascinating country of Saudi Arabia, the largest on the Arabian Peninsula. Have your hand painted with a henna design and your name written in Arabic calligraphy. Enjoy a variety of regional dances to the sounds of traditional music. Sample tastings of...
2012_DC_Emb_Serbia17DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
2013_DC_Emb_Serbia37DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Serbia23DC -- Embassy of Serbia
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Presentation of fashion and traditional costumes, food and dance!
2012_DC_Emb_SAfrica34DC -- Embassy of South Africa
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
The embassy building itself was being redone and the staff has temporarily been moved into the Intelsat building.
2012_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2012.
Present during the event was His Excellency Jaliya Wickramasuriya Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States.
2013_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka10DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Sri_Lanka11DC -- Embassy of Sri Lanka
Part of Passport DC 2014:
To showcase Sri Lanka's cultural heritage and to provide an opportunity to taste pure Ceylon tea and an authentic culinary spread.
Included here is H.E. Jaliya C. Wickramasuriya
2010_DC_Emb_Thailand47DC -- Embassy of Thailand
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Discover the pride of Thailand by tasting its renowned Pad Thai dish of stir-fried rice noodles with eggs and shrimp. Marvel at a live Muay Thai boxing demonstration and Ram Thai, an exquisite traditional dance. Experience a cooking demonstration, dance competition by talented...
2014_DC_Emb_Congo16DC -- Embassy of the Congo
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Folk tales for children, paintings and sculptures, gospel singer, language class
2008_DC_Emb_Trinidad20DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Enjoy a live steelpan performance of Calypso music while tasting the country’s culinary delights. Also view an exhibit featuring renowned artists of Trinidad and Tobago.
2009_DC_Emb_Trinidad19DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of PassportDC 2009:
Enjoy live performances of steelpan – the only musical instrument invented in the 20th century – while sampling the food and rums of this country. Also view Calypso Dreams, a feature film on the history of Calypso.
2014_DC_Emb_Trinidad48DC -- Embassy of Trinidad and Tobago
Part of Passport DC 2014:
The Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago will delight visitors with an all day cultural extravaganza featuring cultural exhibits, culinary delights, steel drums and products from Trinidad and Tobago.
2010_DC_Emb_Ukraine39DC -- Embassy of Ukraine
Part of PassportDC 2010:
The Ukrainian Embassy regularly features traditional and artistic events including a popular classical music concert series. Located in Eastern Europe, the country’s literary heritage dates back to the 11th century. Music is a major part of its culture. Come and enjoy an...
2009_DC_Emb_Uzbekistan31DC -- Embassy of Uzbekistan
Part of Passport DC 2009:
The Embassy of Uzbekistan features a sampling of Uzbek beverages and dried fruit, a gallery of ethnographic art, and a short documentary on the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan.
2008_DC_Emb_Venezuela48DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2008:
Take a tour of the Ambassador’s residence and art collection where some of Venezuela’s most important painters are represented, and sample traditional cuisine and music.
2011_DC_Emb_Venezuela18DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2011:
The Bolivarian Hall, located in 2443 Massachusetts Ave. NW, will be open to the public and offer Venezuelan traditional dances, music, appetizers, and games in an environment full of culture and fun. Additionally, an art exhibition will be...
2013_DC_Emb_Venezuela49DC -- Embassy of Venezuela
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2013_DC_Emb_Zambia13DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013
2014_DC_Emb_Row_Hotel20DC -- Embassy Row Hotel collection (Fiji, Uganda, League of Arab States)
Part of Passport DC 2014:
Fiji: Explore the Embassy of Fiji and get a chance to win two tickets to Fiji on Fiji Airways.
2008_DC_JAWilson_Tour_08101550DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Architectural Tour
2008_DC_JAWilson_100_08101585DC -- John A. Wilson Building -- Event: Centennial Event
John A. Wilson Building Centennial
Join in the celebration of the Centennial of the John A. Wilson Building. This commemoration includes an exhibit co-curated by the Historical Society of Washington and the DC Archives. The exhibits include fascinating artifacts: an original DC flag (courtesy of the...
2009_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
2012_DC_PassportDC7DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
2013_DC_PassportDC1DC -- Passport DC (Around the World) Open House
Bob Levey was our bus captain.
2010_DC_CW2CR_10110489Willard Hotel -- Event: Civil War To Civil Rights Conference
DC Launches “Civil War to Civil Rights” Promotion to Mark 150th Commemoration of Civil War
(Washington, DC)...From Abraham Lincoln’s tide-turning elections and inaugurations to Dr. Martin Luther King’s soul-stirring “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC has served as a...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2020_DC_Lincoln_Protest_200626193DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park -- BLM Protest
This was an interesting example of two competing events in the same place. The event I came to attend was this one: Join the Rally and Teach-In for Lincoln Park In a demonstration of solidarity and recognition of the history of Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. members of the local, regional and nat...
2020_09_18H2_Ginsburg85DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Friday) (Partially reviewed)
2020_10_09C1_Floyd_Protest_FP_SI54DC -- Protest: George Floyd -- Placards/Signs: Lafayette Square fence -- Sue Israel murals (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_20C1_Ginsburg355DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Sunday) (Partially reviewed)
2020_09_25B1_Kowsar5Personal -- Nik Kowsar and his wife on the Mall
We can into each other waiting for the 75th anniversary "Arsenal of Democracy" flyover which was cancelled due to rain. (Partially reviewed)


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