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National Asian Heritage Festival: Fiesta Asia Street Fair 4/23/2013
Take it to the famous Pennsylvania Avenue for Asia Heritage Foundation’s 8th annual Fiesta Asia Street Fair with more than 800 performers in 70 groups on 5 stages from over 20 cultures, festive parade, interactive zones; unique performances; delicious food stalls; craft exhibits; cooking and martial arts demonstrations; kids talent contest; organized mass street dance; and much more. Make it a day of celebration during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies' Open House 4/23/2013
Enjoy authentic music, dance, food, film, and art from 28 distinctive nations along with a rare behind-the-scenes look into the European Union embassies. Complimentary shuttle buses transport visitors along the embassy routes. Participating embassies include: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France and the Federal Republic of Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Belgium, the Czech Republic, the Delegation of the European Union, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Republic of Poland, Slovakia, and Sweden. Admission is free, no reservations required, and complimentary shuttle service is provided.
Around the World Embassy Tour 4/23/2013
Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. Last year visitors were treated to karate demonstrations, dance performances, sari wrapping lessons, and henna demonstrations, Participating embassies for 2013: Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyz, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts & Nevis, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, and Zambia. Admission is free, reservations are not required, and complimentary shuttle service is provided.
Passport DC 2013 4/23/2013
Cultural Tourism DC is presenting the sixth annual Passport DC—a month long celebration in May comprising international programs and events around the city. Visitors and residents have the opportunity to travel around the world without ever leaving the city with tours of more than 70 embassies and hundreds of other international cultural activities that include street festivals, performances and exhibitions. The festivities kick off on Saturday May 4, 2013, with the Around the World Embassy Tour.
Embassy Chef Challenge 2/1/2013
Name of Event: Embassy Chef Challenge Date & Time: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 7:30–10 pm Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Ticket Price: $250 per ticket Website: http://www.embassychefchallenge.com/ Cultural Tourism DC presents the 5th Annual Embassy Chef Challenge. Embassy chefs from DC show off their international culinary skills in this annual competition, judged by a panel of celebrities and over 400 guests. Guests can look forward to silent and live auctions, five star global cuisine, and a top shelf open bar.

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Around the World Embassy Tour More than 40 embassies representing six continents open their doors to DC
Embassy Chef Challenge Embassy Chef Challenge
National Asian Heritage Festival: Fiesta Asia Street Fair Celebrate National Asian Heritage Month with this street fair
Passport DC 2013 This May, travel across the globe without ever leaving the city
Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies' Open House Embassies of the EU invite visitors to experience Europe