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2016_DC_Goisern_160312280Austrian Embassy -- Hubert Von Goisern concert
CONCERT | Hubert Von Goisern
Hubert von Goisern was born as Hubert Achleitner on 17th November 1952 in Bad Goisern in the Austrian Salzkammergut region. At the age of 5 he told his parents that he wanted to be a conductor. When he was 12 he joined the local brass band and was loaned his first...
2009_DC_ColombiaLMA_090906133DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Audience
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
2009_DC_ColombiaLMP_090906115DC -- Discover Colombia Through Its Heart -- Verny Varela & his Orchestra -- Performance
Latin Grammy nominee Verny Varela & his Orchestra will perform a free concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
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...
2014_DC_Emb_Austria21DC -- Embassy of Austria
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover why Austria and Vienna rank high for quality of life. Listen to Austrian music, taste fine Austrian wines and pastries. Enjoy Viennese roasted Meinl coffee and watch a chef skillfully preparing apple strudel, a traditional Austrian dish.
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
2008_DC_Emb_Belgium14DC -- Embassy of Belgium
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Belgium, the Movie: A 25-minute film plays continuously, featuring magnificent aerial footage of both urban and rural areas in Belgium. Belgian food specialties will be served.
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
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.
2007_DC_Emb_Bulgaria14DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2009_DC_Emb_Bulgaria3DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of Bulgaria will offer its guests samples of Bulgarian cuisine and wine as well as brochures, leaflets, booklets and pins. Bulgarian folk music will be performed at the exhibition “Medieval Bulgaria.” Additional information: “Medieval Bulgaria" will be open...
2018_DC_Emb_Bulgaria1DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
EMBASSY OF BULGARIA
www.bulgaria-embassy.org
Explore the Cultural Heritage of Bulgaria at EU Open House.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
2022_05_14A4_Emb_Bulgaria1DC -- Embassy of Bulgaria
I saw the line and skipped it.
2017_DC_Can150th_170701163DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Canada 150 Celebration
The Embassy of Canada in Washington invites you and a guest to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday and the biggest Canada Day yet!
The 150th anniversary of Canada, also known as the 150th anniversary of Confederation and promoted by the Canadian government as Canada 150, occurs in 2017 as Canada marks...
2019_DC_Can152nd_190701159DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Canada 152 Celebration
The Embassy of Canada invites you to a
Canada Day Pancake Breakfast
featuring a performance by the Nova Scotia Celtic duo Cassie and Maggie and welcoming remarks by Kirsten Hillman, Acting Ambassador of Canada to the United States.
2019_DC_Johnston_190912122DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Opening Reception for "For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston"
The Canadian Embassy invites you to the opening recepiton of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston. The artists will be in attendance.
Introductory remarks were made by Denis Chouinard (Counsellor, Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada) and Katherine Baird (Head of the Washington...
2009_DC_Inaug_ParadeC_09012040DC -- Embassy of Canada -- Tailgate party for the inaugural parade (2009)
Murray Horwitz from AFI got me into this. I froze and Barack didn't get out of his car until a couple of blocks after where I was standing but it was still great. Thanks Murray!
2016_DC_Emb_Chile1DC -- Embassy of Chile
Part of Passport DC 2016
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
2016_DC_Emb_Colombia2DC -- Embassy of Colombia
Part of Passport DC 2016
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...
2012_DC_Emb_Croatia15DC -- Embassy of Croatia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
“Hrvatsko veselje” (“Croatian Merriment”) ​In cooperation with the Croatian National Tourist Board, the Embassy will present the heritage, music, dance, cuisine, and beauties of Croatia, home to seven World Heritage sites, as well as the Dalmatian dog. Croatia is also...
2011_DC_Emb_Cyprus7DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Welcome to the crossroads of civilizations, where the West and East meet. You will have the opportunity to taste our uniquely Cypriot Halloumi cheese and the fabulous dessert soudjouko, made from grape juice and almonds. You will also be able to view short films on...
2018_DC_Emb_Cyprus20DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
EMBASSY OF CYPRUS
www.cyprusembassy.net
@CyprusEmbassyUS awaits you all to experience #Cyprus in DC at #EUOpenHouse in May!
2022_05_14A5_Emb_Cyprus20DC -- Embassy of Cyprus
Cyprus
Discover Cyprus! An island rich in history and culture, and full of wonderful experiences just waiting to be enjoyed. Head to the Cyprus Embassy to meet the “World Heritage of the island: history, myth, religion” and enjoy a taste of Cyprus!
2022_05_14A6_Emb_Cyprus_WH20DC -- Embassy of Cyprus -- Exhibit: World Heritage of the island: history, myth, religion
Cyprus
Discover Cyprus! An island rich in history and culture, and full of wonderful experiences just waiting to be enjoyed. Head to the Cyprus Embassy to meet the “World Heritage of the island: history, myth, religion” and enjoy a taste of Cyprus!
2009_DC_Emb_Czech55DC -- Embassy of Czech Republic
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The Embassy of the Czech Republic offers a unique program featuring traditional Czech music and world-famous beer and more. This year, visitors can view the photography exhibition “Spouses of the Ambassadors of the EU Diplomatic Missions to the US,” located in the main...
2007_DC_Emb_Denmark63DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2007
This was a cool place! In addition to the building itself which was neat, the Danish ambassador, Friis Arne Petersen, stuck around for the whole time I was there including tolerating a women's anti-war protest group.
2008_DC_Emb_Denmark12DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Tours of the Ambassador’s residence, samples of Danish specialties, traditional Danish folk dancing, and games for children will be offered throughout the day along with an opportunity to test your knowledge of Denmark.

One of the displays outside announced that it...
2009_DC_Emb_Denmark15DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and learn why Danes are the happiest people on earth. Discover why Denmark is so successful in living green, test your bicycle skills on our obstacle course, sample Danish food, play with Legos, tour the residence of the Ambassador and learn about our heritage. A...
2010_DC_Emb_Denmark20DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
I didn't run into the Danish ambassador this time but I chatted with Søren Jensen, the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy, for awhile.

www.ambwashington.um.dk
Tour the first modern and carbon neutral embassy residence in Washington DC and learn about our...
2012_DC_Emb_Denmark10DC -- Embassy of Denmark
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
“Denmark: Taking global challenges seriously”. Visit our Embassy to learn about Denmark’s role in the global community. Learn about the Danish bicycle culture and our green energy ambitions; build virtually anything in LEGO, Denmark’s most famous toy; and take a guided...
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.
2011_DC_Emb_Estonia24DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Visit the Embassy of Estonia and discover more about the homeland of Skype! Enjoy Estonian folk dance and get a glimpse of Tallinn, the European Cultural Capital 2011!
2012_DC_Emb_Estonia16DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Visit the Embassy of Estonia and learn more about the “E-country“. Enjoy Estonian folk dance and song festival photo exhibition.
2013_DC_Emb_Estonia15DC -- Embassy of Estonia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Estonia – the country of Skype and Internet Freedom, 1,500 islands, Song Festivals, and pure nature. Come visit the Embassy and be positively surprised. Test your knowledge with our quiz and enter the drawing to win a five-day trip for two to Estonia!
Greeting folks...
2018_DC_Emb_Estonia1DC -- Embassy of Estonia
EMBASSY OF ESTONIA
www.estemb.org
In 2018 Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary. You’re welcome to join the jubilee celebrations!
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
2007_DC_Emb_EU6DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2010_DC_Emb_EU7DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.eurunion.org
Be among the first to visit the EU’s new U.S. headquarters, which is on target to achieve lEED Gold status for its environmentally sustainable design, construction, and operation. Learn about EU leadership in the fight against global warming; meet...
2016_DC_Emb_EU12DC -- Embassy of European Union
Part of the EU Open House 2016
EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION
www.euintheus.org
Learn how 28 countries work together and travel to any of them in our photo booth! Win prizes for right answers and take home souvenir chocolate Euro coins.
Among those seen was David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the United...
2008_DC_Emb_Finland50DC -- Embassy of Finland
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Comment: The embassy had a variety of food items and there were several talks by, among others, Pekku Lintu, the ambassador of Finland.

During the event, they were having an exhibition in the embassy called "My Paradise". Here's the description from their web site at...
2007_DC_Emb_France12DC -- Embassy of France
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2009_DC_Hallowed_090522111DC -- Embassy of France -- Event: Opening of "Hallowed Grounds" documentary
From these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
— Abraham Lincoln

Many people are aware of the famous American military cemetery at Omaha Beach, Normandy, site of one of the D-Day landings in 1944. But few know there are...
2009_DC_JazzFr_09052244DC -- Embassy of France -- Event: Performance: Tarace Boulba
Brace yourself for a musical experience and jump into summer (a little early) with a free, invigorating performance by France's best brass ensemble, Tarace Boulba! La Maison Française and Alliance Française de Washington are thrilled to host this lively group of performers on Friday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m....
2021_DC_Screening911_21090744DC -- Embassy of France -- Event: "9/11" Screening
SCREENING: "9/11"
by Cultural Services of the French Embassy
at La Maison Française - Embassy of France
4101 Reservoir Road, NW - Washington, DC
FREE ADMISSION - Proof of vaccination and ID will be required to enter the French Embassy.
SECURITY RULES: Each person attending the event must have a...
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!
2007_DC_Emb_Germany21DC -- Embassy of Germany
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2016_DC_Emb_Germany171DC -- Embassy of Germany (w/France)
Part of the EU Open House 2016
Join France and Germany for a celebration of European friendship.
Germany and France showcase their friendship and highlight the best of their two countries at their shared Open House. This year, the German Embassy in Washington, DC, will host this popular annual event,...
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
2008_DC_Emb_Britain25DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2008

A Tour of the United Kingdom: Take a tour of the United Kingdom with stops in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland at the British Embassy. Learn more about “Being a Brit Different” and about life in DC from high-profile Brits living in the US.

Comment: I...
2009_DC_Emb_Britain37DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come visit the British Embassy and take part in a low-carbon Bazaar showcasing the best of the United Kingdom. Learn about the United Kingdom and how we are ensuring a greener future for the world with family-friendly activities, music, entertainment and tastings of the...
2010_DC_Emb_Britain51DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2010.
This was the first time I'd run into the British Ambassador to the United States, Nigel Sheinwald, who was manning the gate with his wife.

http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk
Britain on Your Doorstep: Showcasing the best of Britain. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s...
2011_DC_Emb_Britain34DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

The Best of Britain: Culture, Business, and Sport. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s Gardens; a bazaar highlighting British business and trade; activities on culture and sport including the Royal Family and Cultural Olympiad. Highlights also include British...
2012_DC_Emb_Britain54DC -- Embassy of Great Britain
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
This is GREAT Britain: Culture, Business and Sport. The Embassy will showcase the Ambassador’s Gardens; a bazaar highlighting British business and trade; activities on culture and sport including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympics. Highlights also...
2007_DC_Emb_Greece16DC -- Embassy of Greece
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2011_DC_Emb_Greece2DC -- Embassy of Greece
Part of the EU Open House 2011. I didn't actually get in the embassy this year. The lines were awesome though!

Come celebrate with us 2500 years of Greek culture from Marathon to the Special Olympics World Summer Games, Athens 2011. Dance with the music of Zorba the Greek and indulge your palates in...
2018_DC_Emb_Greece24DC -- Embassy of Greece
EMBASSY OF GREECE
www.mfa.gr/usa
“All Time Classic” places, gastronomy, culture on display: Explore the Greek way of life and enjoy unique flavors! Organized for the second consecutive year in collaboration with our partner, North Events -- Greece.
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.
2009_DC_Emb_Hungary10DC -- Embassy of Hungary
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Come and taste authentic Hungarian food and wine from the kitchen of Embassy Chef and Hungarian TV cook Mr. Lázár Kovács. Sing and dance to true Hungarian folk songs with the assistance of Tisza Dance Ensemble. Learn about Hungary and the European Union by watching...
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...
2009_DC_Emb_Ireland21DC -- Embassy of Ireland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

The open day will offer a greater perspective of Ireland and of its place in the European Union: Irish history, food and wine, film, dance, literature. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Numbers will impact on mobility.
2022_05_14A7_Emb_Ireland125DC -- Embassy of Ireland (Ambassador's Residence)
Ireland
For the first time, the Embassy of Ireland invites you to the Ambassador's Residence. Learn about the historic home & Irish art, connect with local Irish sport & culture groups, and enjoy the craic! (Partially reviewed)
2008_DC_Emb_Italy50DC -- Embassy of Italy
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Take a guided tour of the embassy and view short films from Italy in the auditorium. Refreshments will be available in the cafeteria for purchase.
2009_DC_Emb_Italy28DC -- Embassy of Italy
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Guided tours of the Embassy of Italy and an exhibit of ceramics of the Florentine sculptor, Paolo Staccioli, are featured. The Embassy of Italy will close at 3 pm for the Open House, instead of 4 pm. EU Open House program fully Handicap (wheelchair) accessible: Yes, but...
2013_DC_Emb_Japan1DC -- Embassy of Japan
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
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,...
2016_DC_Emb_Kenya2DC -- Embassy of Kenya
Part of Passport DC 2016
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.
2009_DC_Emb_Latvia24DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2009
2011_DC_Emb_Latvia33DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Enjoy Latvian folk songs by Sudrabavots, a folk music ensemble from the Washington, DC area. Featured also: screening of films on the country, history and culture in the Reception Hall.
2012_DC_Emb_Latvia20DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Take a unique opportunity and visit the traveling Exhibit of leading contemporary Latvian painters, including Ieva Iltnere, Miervaldis Polis, Kaspars Brambergs, Harijs Brants and others. Enjoy Latvian folk costumes, Latvian music, and films on the country and culture....
2013_DC_Emb_Latvia19DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy the exhibit “What does Amber have in mind?” Amber thread combines the mysteries of textile art and innovative science into art installations, showing that we still do not know the modern potential of Baltic amber. Visit historic Alice Pike Barney House and enjoy...
2015_DC_Emb_Latvia35DC -- Embassy of Latvia
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Latvia through art, literature, and folklore! Enjoy Latvian folk music by the folk ensemble "Sudrabavots"! Dance along with folk dance group "Namejs"! Get to know Latvian contemporary literature by meeting Latvian writers! Explore Latvia through exiled painter...
2015_DC_Emb_Libya5DC -- Embassy of Libya
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2015
2013_DC_Emb_Lithuania53DC -- Embassy of Lithuania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

The photography exhibition of Vitas Luckus (1943-1987), the founder of conceptual photography in Lithuania, will be displayed in the Embassy’s historic stateroom. Visitors will also have a unique chance to be introduced to Lithuanian music and song tradition and...
2007_DC_Emb_Luxembourg27DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2011_DC_Emb_Luxembourg21DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Come visit the Embassy of Luxembourg for the day!
2018_DC_Emb_Luxembourg2DC -- Embassy of Luxembourg
EMBASSY OF LUXEMBOURG
www.washington.mae.lu/en
Discover not only the mansion, purchased in 1941 by H.R.H. Grand Duchess Charlotte, that hosts until today the Luxembourg Embassy to the US, but learn also about modern day Luxembourg.

Long lines. I didn't bother waiting to get in.
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.
2015_DC_Emb_Malta4DC -- Embassy of Malta
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover Malta, a unique archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Experience our traditional hospitality and homemade sweets. Learn about Malta’s amazing collection of archives and manuscripts that preserve the history and heritage of the Maltese...
2022_05_05C2_Emb_MexCIX_5May34DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Event: Cinco de Mayo (160th anniversary)
I wasn't invited to the event but I observed the outside celebration.

Cinco de Mayo
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Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "Fifth of May") is a yearly celebration held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory over the Second French Empire at the...
2019_DC_Emb_MexCIX_SacalT_19061931DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Event: Curator's Talk for "Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal"
Sacal: Un Mexicano Universal
The Mexican Cultural Institute presents its newest exhibit, SACAL: UN MEXICANO UNIVERSAL opening on June 19 and on display through July 27.
Join us for the exhibit opening on Wednesday, June 19 at 6:45 pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute, featuring a curator's talk with...
2012_DC_Emb_MexCIX_Suit_1202045DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Event: "Mexican Suitcase" film
As part of the Iberoamerican Film Showcase that will take place from January 19th to February 23rd, 2012 at multiple Embassies and Cultural Centers, the Mexican Cultural Institute is pleased to screen:

THE MEXICAN SUITCASE: La Maleta Mexicana @ 4:00 pm

The story of three lost boxes, found in a...
2015_DC_Emb_MexCIX_25YrsO_150224119DC -- Embassy of Mexico -- Mexican Cultural Institute -- Exhibit: 25 Years/25 Artists -- Opening Event
25 Years / 25 Artists:
February 24th through May 30th, 2015 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
"25 years 25 artists" is an exhibition celebrating the Mexican Cultural Institute's first 25 years. This visual arts exhibition presents works from several generations and artistic movements. From the...
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...
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.
2011_DC_Emb_Netherlands66DC -- Embassy of Netherlands
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

View paintings by 16th and 17th century Dutch Masters on display at the Residence of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United States. The neo-classical Residence is home to tapestries and paintings by Dutch Masters such as Jan van Goyen and...
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.
2009_DC_Emb_Poland32DC -- Embassy of Poland
Part of the EU Open House 2009

As part of the EU Open House, the Embassy of Poland will open its premises to the visitors wanting to learn more about our country—the homeland of Chopin and Pope John Paul II and the cradle of "Solidarity" (the first free trade union in Central and Eastern Europe),...
2015_DC_Emb_Portugal18DC -- Embassy of Portugal
Part of the EU Open House 2015
Discover the West Coast of Europe during your visit to the Portuguese Embassy. Get acquainted with a variety of Portuguese products, and view a photography exhibition, “Looking for Portugal”, by Jorge Serpa.
2008_DC_Emb_Romania43DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2008

Tour the Beaux-Arts style Romanian Embassy, located in distinctive Sheridan-Kalorama (home to five presidents and much of Washington’s diplomatic community), and built in 1907. Romanian film sessions will start every hour, and an exhibition about monastic life in...
2009_DC_Emb_Romania21DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Take a video tour of Romania: see its beauty and feel its atmosphere through a video presentation that will be continuously screened. Furthermore, enjoy the photography exhibition “Sihastria Putnei: Faces of a Monastic life” by Dragos Lumpan, as well as Romanian short...
2011_DC_Emb_Romania28DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Come and visit the Beaux-Arts style embassy built in 1907 and you will have the chance to explore Romania through a video tour of its architectural treasures and vibrant cities. Leaflets on Romania’s history, culture and tourism will be available. Don’t miss the...
2012_DC_Emb_Romania38DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Come and visit the Beaux-Arts style embassy built at the beginning of the 20th century and explore Romania through a video tour of both its unspoiled natural treasures and its vibrant cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, and culture, as well as other...
2013_DC_Emb_Romania5DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Come and explore Romania through a video tour of its unspoiled natural treasures and vibrant  cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, and culture as well as other surprises will be  available at the Romanian Tourist Office’s booth. Enjoy an exciting per-...
2015_DC_Emb_Romania26DC -- Embassy of Romania
Part of the EU Open House 2015
By visiting the Romanian Embassy to the U.S., you will not only be delighted to see one of the finest examples of the Beaux-Arts style of architecture, but also to discover Romania’s traditions and culture through tasting local food and drinks. Exciting performances of...
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!
2014_DC_Emb_Slovakia48DC -- Embassy of Slovakia
Part of EU Open House 2014:
Discover Slovakia through all your senses. Experience the Slovak natural beauty, culture, art and culinary delights. Come and enjoy the folk art display and folk music performance in traditional costumes. Meet the embassy staff and learn about our work.
Part of the events...
2009_DC_Emb_Slovenia34DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
Part of the EU Open House 2009

Join us for an exciting cinematic journey through Slovenia, showcasing several routes one may travel when visiting the country. Experience video projections "Transpositions" by Slovenian video artist and filmmaker Nataša Prosenc. Prosenc exhibited at the 48th Venice...
2011_DC_Emb_Slovenia5DC -- Embassy of Slovenia
Part of the EU Open House 2011.

Discover sLOVEnia and it's ECO tourism. While you enjoy the photographic exhibit of Lipizzaner horses, taste traditional food and listen to traditional beat, your children can watch the performance by Shaed Middle school, learn how to dance traditional dances and take...
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.
2010_DC_Emb_Spain_Arts7DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.spainculture.us
Enjoy a tasting of Spanish tapas and wines, view the exhibition “Women&Women” by 5 women photographers, and discover how hi- tech windmills are back in style in the land of Don Quixote to combat climate change.
2013_DC_Emb_Spain_Arts17DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture
Part of the EU Open House 2013

Enjoy a taste of Spain at the recently renovated former residence of the Ambassador of Spain by sampling Spanish food and wine provided by local restaurants while viewing the groundbreaking photography exhibition Latino US Cotidiano.
Not wheelchair accessible
2022_04_22C3_Emb_Spain_PollinO91DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Event: Around Pollinators by Lucía Loren -- Opening Event
Around Pollinators by Lucía Loren
In Around Pollinators, environmental Spanish artist Lucía Loren raises a reflection on the fundamental role of native biotopes in generating resilience in the face of the serious threat of climate change.
With this purpose in mind, Lucía Loren proposes the creation of...
2022_DC_Emb_Spain_Anap_22021671DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Event: Illustrating Spain in the US: the comic art of Anapurna
Illustrating Spain in the US: the comic art of Anapurna
Spanish comic author Anapurna shares the insights of her creative process and discuss comic art in a conversation with Warren Bernard, executive director of Small Press Expo.

Commissioned by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain and...
2022_06_09B3_Emb_Spain_Terraza187DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Event: La Terraza 2022
La Terraza 2022
After its first edition in 2019, the Cultural Office Summer Party “La Terraza” is back with live music by the Spanish band Dry Martina, multiple exhibitions, Mahou beer, and more.
Celebrated at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, a D.C. historic architectural landmark, La... (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_05D2_Emb_Spain_TransIO58DC -- Embassy of Spain -- Spain Arts & Culture -- Exhibit: Transformando lo Físico: Indoors -- Opening Reception
We would like to invite you to the VIP opening of "Transformando lo Físico: Indoors", an exhibition that features 12 works by Spanish creators inspired by our building’s façade.
Each work was displayed for one month in the front garden, allowing the spectator to reflect, observe, and compare the piece...
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
2007_DC_Emb_Sweden17DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2007
2010_DC_Emb_Sweden11DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2010.

www.swedenabroad.com/Washington
The visitors will be greeted by live Swedish music, healthy treats for everyone, movies for children, and cool facts about Sweden. Three exhibits on the intersection of health and care for a healthy lifestyle. Rooftop lounge.
2012_DC_Emb_Sweden10DC -- Embassy of Sweden (House of Sweden)
Part of the EU Open House 2012.
Come and visit us for a day of family fun in our Georgetown waterfront location. Sample Swedish treats and enjoy our rooftop lounge as you get a taste of life and trends in Sweden and the European Union.
Entertainment was provided by Nordic Fiddle Magic.
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.
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.
2013_DC_Emb_Turkey2DC -- Embassy of Turkey
Part of Passport DC (Around the World) Open House 2013.
Another one I didn't go into because of the lines.
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...
2022_05_14B1_Emb_Ukraine148DC -- Embassy of Ukraine (Ukraine House)
BONUS EVENT: A key focus for the European Union has been supporting Ukraine. This Saturday, the Ukraine House at 2134 Kalorama Road NW will also be open for visitors to learn more about Ukrainian culture and the ramifications of the current war. (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_14B2_Emb_Ukraine_50Inv115DC -- Embassy of Ukraine (Ukraine House) -- Exhibit: 50 Inventions, Bestowed by Ukraine to the World
OUR GOAL IS TO TURN UKRAINE INTO THE COUNTRY OF INNOVATIONS
The idea of launching the project “50 inventions bestowed by Ukraine to the world” was nurtured by myself for a long time, and was discussed at different levels, meetings, etc. Ukrainians granted the world with many science and technology... (Partially reviewed)
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
2010_DC_Emb_Zambia1DC -- Embassy of Zambia
Part of PassportDC 2010:
Zambia, a country in Southern Africa, is the home of Victoria Falls, the world’s largest curtain of falling water. Zambia offers an experience of astonishing wildlife during legendary walking safaris. Discover peaceful Zambia and its contemporary culture, which blends the...
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.
2022_05_14A1_EU_Open6DC -- EU Open House
2010_DC_Emb_Sweden_Open_10050823DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: EU Open House
2012_DC_Emb_Sweden_Open_12051224DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: EU Open House
2021_DC_Sweden_Sunset_21061763DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: House Of Sweden At Sunset: A Photographic Celebration
Join the Embassy of Sweden for an evening of sunset photography and refreshments to celebrate Washington D.C. Photo Month.
The Embassy of Sweden invites you to the Georgetown Waterfront to view images from the newly installed photo projection on the glass facade of House of Sweden while enjoying ice...
2017_DC_Challenges_17062768DC -- House of Sweden -- Event: Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Welcome to a Seminar on Challenges in Northern Europe and How to Face Them Together
Join us for a public conversation on challenges facing Northern Europe and the scope for cooperation and collaboration across the Atlantic.
Welcome Remarks:
* Björn Lyrvall, Ambassador of Sweden to the United...
2009_DC_Stills_091107170DC -- House of Sweden w/FotoWeek DC and AFI -- Stills and Flicks Reception
The Embassy of Sweden, FotoWeek DC, and AFI Silver Theatre & Cultural Center cordially invite you and a guest to an opening reception of: Stills and Flicks
Join us for a spectacular evening as we inaugurate the exhibition "What Lies Beneath: Nature & Urban Landscape in EU Photography" and celebrate the...
2012_DC_ISS_120912161DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois State Society Cordially Invites You To Attend A Reception At The Embassy Of The Republic Of Lithuania

Program:
* Minister Plenipotentiary Rolandas Kacinskas (welcoming remarks)
* Deanna Howes (singing in Lithuanian, Lietuva, Tevyne music)
* Rod Ross (speaking on "Illinois and...
2016_DC_ISS_161203101DC -- Illinois State Society -- Illinois Statehood Day @ Lithuanian Embassy
The Illinois Statue Society joins in welcoming you to a reception at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.
An evening hosted by His Excellency Rolandas Krisciunas
Illinois Statehood Day at the Lithuanian Embassy.
Program:
* Welcome: Terry T. Campo, President, Illinois State Society
* Keynote...
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.
2018_DC_See_ChangeP1_18062653DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (1 of 3) Panel 1: David O'Sullivan, Maros Sefcovic, Sally Jewell, Sherri Goodman
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2018_DC_See_ChangeP2_18062673DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (2 of 3) Panel 2: Gary Machlis, Gilles Kleitz, Mark Wenzler, Sally Jewell
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2018_DC_See_ChangeP3_18062631DC -- See Change: Climate in National Parks @ Long View Gallery -- (3 of 3) Exhibition Viewing
See Change: Climate in National Parks
A special conversation with
EU Energy Union Vice President Maros Sefcovic
and
Sally Jewell. U.S. Secretary of the Interior (2013-2017)
and photo gallery opening showcasing the impact of climate change through glaciers, coral reefs and forests.

Pictures...
2016_DC_Sepetys_160203152Embassy of Lithuania and Politics & Prose -- Ruta Sepetys ("Salt to the Sea")
Ruta Sepetys - Salt to the Sea — at The Embassy of Lithuania **FOR TEENS AND ADULTS
When the Wilhelm Gustloff was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine in 1945, it became the single deadliest maritime disaster in history: over 9,000 soldiers and civilians perished, far more casualties than those of the...
2007_DC_Can_Suzuki_07031732Env Film Festival (2007) -- David Suzuki reception @ Canadian Embassy
2011_DC_Oil_Rocks_11031626Env Film Festival (2011) -- Marc Wolfensberger ("Oil Rocks") @ Swiss Embassy
OIL ROCKS – CITY ABOVE THE SEA (LA CITÉ DU PÉTROLE) (Switzerland / Azerbaijan, 2009, 52 min.)
Winner of the second annual Polly Krakora Award for artistry in film, presented by the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital
Shown as part of the multi-day, multi-venue Energy Film...
2011_DC_Bodmers_11032150Env Film Festival (2011) -- "Bodmers Journey" (w/Luke Gasser) @ Swiss Embassy
BODMERS JOURNEY (BODMERS REISE) (Switzerland, 2010, 94 min.)
Wine reception follows screening
Washington, D.C. Premiere On May 17, 1832 the German ethnologist and naturalist Prince Maximilian zu Wied and the young Swiss artist Karl Bodmer set out on a long and adventurous journey into the vast...
2012_DC_Wolves_12031548Env Film Festival (2012) -- "Radioactive Wolves" (w/Klaus Feichtenberger) @ Austrian Embassy
RADIOACTIVE WOLVES (Austria, 2011, 50 min.)
After the explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor on April 26, 1986, around 340,000 people were displaced from the exclusion zone of Chernobyl, which stretches from Ukraine into Belarus and Russia. In the absence of humans, a profusion of wild species has...
2013_DC_Lost_Rivers_13031331Env Film Festival (2013) -- "Lost Rivers" (w/Katarina Soukup) @ Canadian Embassy
LOST RIVERS (Canada, 2012, 72 min.) 
Washington, D.C. Premiere Once flowing through nearly every developed city in the world, rivers provided the infrastructure upon which modern metropolises were built. Why did they disappear and how? Could we see them again? In this adventurous and revelatory look...
2014_DC_ForestR_14031984Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) -- Reception @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...
2014_DC_Forest_14031977Env Film Festival (2014) -- "Once Upon a Forest" (w/Luc Jacquet) @ Embassy of France
ONCE UPON A FOREST (IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT) (France, 2013, 78 min.)
Winner, 2014 Polly Krakora Award for Artistry in Film
U.S. Premiere The director of the Oscar-winning March of the Penguins, Luc Jacquet, takes a spectacular journey with renowned French botanist and ecologist Francis Hallé to the very...


What's hot: The following pages have been the most popular ones over the last month or so:
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2022_05_20B_GBF_Reception422Gaithersburg Book Festival (2022) -- Author Reception
Author folks shown here (pretty much in sequence): Eugene Meyer, Peter H. Reynolds, Mark Huffman, Courtney LeBlanc, Andrea Mosqueda, M. Chris Fabricant, Margaret Rodenberg, Luther Jett, Charly Palmer, Nathaniel Ian Miller, John DeKakis, Amanda McCrina, Ira Shapiro, John Scalzi, Karen Joy Fowler, Ann... (Partially reviewed)
2022_06_19A8_Pageant_8Crown612022 Miss District of Columbia Competition (8 of 9) -- Crowning (Alivia Roberts)
Miss District of Columbia Class of 2022 * ALIVIA ROBERTS -- Embassy Row -- 2022 Miss District of Columbia * Maya Rimpsey -- Anacostia * Georgia Turpin -- Capitol Hill * Nicole Linder -- Catholic University * Ghelatia Araia -- Columbia Heights * Kisa Motiwala -- Foggy Bottom * Hayden Richar... (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_21B1_GBF_Misc176Gaithersburg Book Festival (2022) -- Miscellaneous (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_22B1_LincolnM100569DC -- Lincoln Memorial -- Event: Lincoln Memorial Centennial Celebration
Lincoln Memorial Centennial Celebration, May 22, 2022 Building on Lincoln’s Vision of Unity and Equality Musical Prelude: United States Marine Band Brass Quintet Master of Ceremonies: David J. Kent, President, Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia Welcome: Charles Sams III, Director, National P... (Partially reviewed)
2022_05_21M1_GBF_Formats7Gaithersburg Book Festival (2022) -- How to Self-Publish Your Work in Multiple Formats (w/Alice Langholt)
How to Self-Publish Your Work in Multiple Formats Presented by: Alice Langholt, Ph.D. Workshop - Adult Adult/Teen Workshop Tent Learn how to create e-books, paperbacks and audiobooks quickly in this inspiring workshop that will get you started self-publishing immediately. Everyone will have the chan... (Partially reviewed)


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