What we're about

This group is dedicated to expanding international culture through our friends at various embassies in and around Washington, D.C.

Throughout the year, we'll meet for receptions and galas and experience a variety of cultures of many host countries, such as their respective food, drinks, music, dance, art, history and more. Meet diplomats as well.

Upcoming events (5+)

Washington DC's Largest MBA Event: January 24th

Marriott Marquis Washington

Looking to take the next step in your career? Want to start your own business or change your career path? If any of these apply to you, it’s time to consider an MBA! Researching schools and starting the MBA application process can seem intimidating, but we are here to help! The Largest MBA Fair and Expo is coming to Washington DC this January! At this event, you’ll get the opportunity to meet face-to-face with top local and international business schools, be eligible to apply for a pool of scholarships worth $7M, get information on the MBA admissions process, and much more! At this event we will also offer free resume review clinic, and an opportunity for you to take free headshots that can be used for LinkedIn. Members of this group have FREE entry to the event (a saving of $15). Register Now for Free https://www.topmba.com/events/qs-world-mba-tour/usa-canada/washington-dc?utm_source=Things_To_Do_DC&utm_medium=event_listing&utm_campaign=World-MBA-Tour_S19_Washington-DC&partnerid=3451 Participating Business Schools include: Georgetown, U of Maryland, GWU, American U, Boston U, LBS, Penn State, Johns Hopkins and many more!

Evening at the Bahamas Embassy Consulate

The Embassy Consular Annex of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas


To register, please: 1) RSVP; then 2) Register via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evening-at-the-bahamas-embassy-consulate-tickets-54656185121 Want to travel to the Caribbean this Weekend? Tonight, step on Bahamian soil for an incredible cultural event and celebration! On Friday, February 23, we are delivering the Spirit of Nassau and Paradise Island with a diplomatic touch! Join your fellow young professionals as we step onto foreign soil of the of the Bahamas. In a special evening, we will recreate a visit to this Caribbean Jewel of elegance, charm, music, great food, laughter, and more! However, this time in addition to a cultural touch, we will also be meeting with the new Consul General. Consul Neily will address the Bahamas as an opportunity to succeed in your business, investment, and networking growth. Featuring: BAHAMIAN FOOD: Enjoy a specially prepared buffet of authentic food native to the Bahamas including: Cucumber, Tomato, Onion and Avocado Bahamian SaladBahamian Conch FrittersCurried ChickenRice and PeasFried PlantainCoconut Bread PuddingPineapple Upside-Down Cake CARIBBEAN OPEN BAR including RUM: This evening, we will pair off regional wines, beer and especially rum! LIVE BAHAMIAN STEEL DRUMS: A Live Steel Drum performance will take us on a fantastic musical journey to the Bahamas as we dance and celebrate to this special Island music DIPLOMATIC GREETING: Counsel General Neily will address the group about the Bahamas and will give rare special insight about how the Bahamas could be an opportunity for your future professional goals. Other diplomats from the Bahamas Embassy will be on hand to greet you as well. We have invited and hopefully expect the new Ambassador to be present and offer some greeting as well. FILM: Enjoy a short film on the beautiful scenery, culture and people of the Bahamas WIN A TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN: A Drawing will be held where one lucky winner will take home a trip to the Caribbean – Plane and Hotel included! Note: This event is taking class at the Embassy Consulate - NOT the main embassy grounds on Massachusetts Avenue. To register, please: 1) RSVP; then 2) Register via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evening-at-the-bahamas-embassy-consulate-tickets-54656185121

USO Style Swing vs Salsa Ball at Ft. Myer’s Officer’s Club (with Lessons)

ADVANCE PAYMENT & REGISTRATION REQUIRED Price subject to increase. To register, please RSVP and then pay via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uso-style-swing-vs-salsa-ball-at-ft-myers-officers-club-with-lessons-tickets-54381834531 SORT OF THE EMBASSY OF AMERICA! - A Unique Venue; - A Tribute to our Members in the Armed Forces; - Three Unique Styles of Music; - Dinner Buffet. Reliving the time when our fighting soldiers celebrated one last bug hurrah before heading off to Battle. - and THEY CELEBRATED IN STYLE! At the same time, we’ll recognize and celebrate a tribute to our members in the Armed Forces at one of the oldest and most respected military bases for a fantastic multi-part Gala. Welcome to Ft. Myer! This is the perfect event for everyone with plenty of chances to meet new friends through dance lessons, dinner and a late night party. Following an elegant dinner and special tribute to our armed forces, we’ll break out into a three part music celebration featuring: A) Exclusive review of the United States Army Color Guard (Pending approval) B) ELEGANT DINNER: American Classic Designer Salad Breast of Chicken Picatta Decadent White Chocolate Mousse A cash bar will be available as well. C) SWING DANCING WITH LESSONS Imagine yourself in the U.S. Armed Services at the height of World War II. A long way from home, you yearn for music, dance, company and the chance to hold a special someone in your arms. You head down to the local canteen. The hall is draped in red, white, and blue. The floor is filled with servicemen and their sweethearts, dancing to the joyous sound of Swing. The spirit, style, and sound of that unforgettable time are recreated in this special gala recreating the USO Dances with the excitement of a World War II canteen during the swing era. Tonight, we recreate this with incredible Swing Dancing evoking the best Swing bands from the 1930s, 1940s, combined with the best Swing music over the last ten years. Begin with Expert Swing Lessons from local Ballroom Swing dance instructors! D) SALSA: Swing isn’t your thing? Well, for a special Latin touch, we invite you to dance to our featured Salsa music Our DJ serves up a varied repertoire spiced with traditional Cuban son, cha-cha-cha and merengue. Includes expert Salsa Lessons from top Salsa dance instructors! E) LATE NIGHT RETRO AND TOP 40: If all this was not enough, we now break out into the great hits of the 1970s, 80s, 90s, and today! Join one of Washington’s hottest DJs and your favorite party hits as High Energy Beats takes us through the remainder of the evening at this special venue. Note: Every attendee MUST have proper picture Identification before being allowed onto the base. If you do not have ID, you will not be allowed on and we cannot grant you a refund. Black Tie, Semi-Formal, or vintage wear encouraged. Our members in the armed forces are encouraged to wear their military dress uniforms. Price subject to increase. To register, please RSVP and then pay via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uso-style-swing-vs-salsa-ball-at-ft-myers-officers-club-with-lessons-tickets-54381834531

Evening at the Embassy of Bulgaria

Embassy of Bulgaria


PRICE INCREASING: To lock in the current price 1) RSVP; then 2) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evening-at-the-embassy-of-bulgaria-tickets-54671720588 Once a staunch communist nation on the opposite side of the Iron Curtain, Bulgaria is now a Member of NATO and a close friend of the United States. Tonight, join Bulgarian diplomats and your fellow Young Professionals as we step onto foreign soil to sample a country rich in culture and history. Your very special evening features: 1. BULGARIAN CUISINE: Enjoy a heavy buffet of native Bulgarian food: Sopska Salad(tomato,cucumber,peppers,feta) Eggplant Dip Cheese Stuffed Peppers Spinach Pie Monastry Gyuvetch-meet,mushrooms,rice Sarmi -Stuffed wine lives with Ground Beef/yogurt Chicken Kebab Dessert: Sweet cheese pie, assorted Pettit pastry 2. BULGARIAN BAR, with SPECIAL RARE WINES: Enjoy a sampling of traditional Bulgarian libations including wine, beer and non alcoholic beverages. Tonight, the embassy will have special wine not readily available in the U.S. 3. BULGARIAN MUSICAL AND DANCE PRESENTATION: Tonight, we welcome native Bulgarian music and dance performers who will showcase native, Bulgarian dances and music 4. DIPLOMATIC GREETING: Meet the senior diplomats as talk and answer questions about Bulgaria. We hope, as last year, the Ambassador will be spending the evening with us as well. 5. IMAGES FROM BULGARIA Discover the historical and artistic highlights of Bulgaria – the more you see, the more you’ll seek! (including paintings, posters, and a video screening of Bulgaria) 6) BULGARIAN FILM: A new short cultural film highlighting the streets, the countryside, the food, the people, and the history will be presented for the first time tonight! PRICE INCREASING: To lock in the current price 1) RSVP; then 2) Purchase at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evening-at-the-embassy-of-bulgaria-tickets-54671720588

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