Past Meetup

Evening at the Embassy of Lithuania

This Meetup is past

28 people went

Price: $45.00 /per person
Location image of event venue

Details

Rich in history and full of culture! Return to the Old Country as our Young Professional Cultural Society invites you onto foreign soil to celebrate the people, cuisine, history and culture of this former Soviet Republic - Lithuania.

Our very special evening features:

- LITHUANIAN DINNER

Native chefs will prepare an exquisite buffet of authentic Lithuanian dishes for your enjoyment, including:

Cold Dishes:
- Marinated Lithuanian hering with mushrooms sauce
- Marinated mushrooms
- Fish filet in tomato and onion sauce
- Pork tenderloin with horseraddish sauce
- Lithuanian potato salad
- Fresh Lithuanian garden salad
- Lithuanian bread

Hot dishes:
- "Balandeliai" (Doves) - cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and rice, goes with Red potatoes with dill
- "Kugelis" - potato pie with mushroom& sour cream sauce

...and a special Lithuanian cake for dessert, with coffee and tea.

- LITHUANIAN BAR

Sample Lithuanian wines, beers and other favorite cocktails from the region.

- LITHUANIAN MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE

Experience Jore, a traditional Lithuanian folk group, whose songs and dances are accompanied by traditional Lithuanian instruments including kanklės (a box zither), flutes, pan-pipes, accordion, drums, violin and bagpipes. Wearing full native costumed, Jore will take us on a musical journey of Lithuania’s cities, countryside and history.

- DIPLOMATIC GREETING

Meet Lithuanian diplomats as they talk and answer questions about Lithuania.

- LITHUANIAN FILM

See the beautiful lands, culture and people of Lithuania as we preview a film prepared by the embassy.

- LITHUANIAN ART AND NATIVE DOLLS

Tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful dolls, paintings, sculptures and other artistic pieces.