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.
Learn about Belgian Adolphe Sax and enjoy the sounds of his saxophone. Discover world’s diamond center: Antwerp. Be informed about US–Belgian defense cooperation and operations abroad. Celebrate one year Brussels Airlines connecting US and EU capitals. Get introduced to US-based Belgian companies and sample Belgian specialties such as waffles, chocolate, beer.
Come and discover Bulgaria – an ancient land of diverse nature, rich cultural heritage and traditions and numerous tourist destinations that attract millions of visitors annually. Enjoy exciting traditional folk dances and vocal performances. Taste samples of traditional food and drinks, including Bulgarian wine and yogurt.
Step back in time to explore the must-see sights of the spectacular Czech capital of Prague, home to Franz Kafka, one of the last century’s most influential writers. Swing to live jazz and enjoy sophisticated fashion, savory brews, and food of the 1920s in the Embassy’s beer garden…
France and Germany showcase the best of their countries together at the Embassy of France. Discover the culture, food, and diplomatic life of these two nations in a single stop. Enjoy some of the best food and drink from each country off the Franco-German menu. Listen to French and German music as you enjoy the many offerings, such as finding the perfect place for your #EUselfie or trying out a few words of French or German. Face painters and other activities will entertain everyone. Join us for a day of fun for the entire family!
Learn the ancient skill of pottery painting, visit the Parthenon through the lively sketches of Katherine Schwab. All while savoring the delicious small dishes of Greece known as “mezedes,” reveling in Greek music and dancing. And challenge your luck in our lottery to win a cruise to the Greek Islands.
Hungary is celebrating the 10th anniversary of joining the EU, the 15th anniversary of joining NATO, and the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism and our transition to democracy. Come celebrate with us and learn about the fall of the iron curtain, enjoy Hungarian food, discover Hungarian music, explore our cultural traditions, and much more!
Céad Míle Fálte! The Embassy of Ireland welcomes you, and invites you to learn more about Ireland, our culture and the strong links between our two great nations. Enjoy a taste of the Emerald Isle, and allow yourself to be truly inspired by what Ireland has to offer! #irelandinspires
An Italian journey. From Amerigo Vespucci to space exploration, learn how Italians “discovered” the world. Admire art exhibits, be captivated by Italy and Made in Italy cars and design. Take a Journey to Italy on Stilts with Musetta’s Valzer to the tunes of Puccini’s La Bohème and Verdi’s La Traviata. Enjoy great food, play games and much more.
Riga: European Capital of Culture 2014. View the exhibit, “A Latvian Voice in Glass,” by glass designer Artis Nīmanis, who develops minimalist yet functional and unique hand-crafted crystal and glass creations. Experience the history of Alice Pike Barney Studio House; see films on Latvia’s history and culture. Enjoy national dances and songs.
Come and discover Malta, the inimitable archipelago of islands in the center of the Mediterranean Sea. Experience traditional Maltese hospitality and learn how you can explore 7,000 years of history while enjoying Malta’s breathtaking scenery and spectacular architecture. Visitors can also enjoy a Maltese exhibition of copper etchings on Malta’s Neolithic Treasures.
This year Poland is celebrating the 10th anniversary of joining the EU, the 15th anniversary of joining NATO, and the 25th anniversary of the fall of Communism and our transition to democracy initiated by the Solidarity movement.
25 years ago the famous “round table” negotiations between the communist party and the democratic opposition led to the first partially free elections in Eastern Europe, which took place in Poland on June 4th 1989 and paved the way to freedom for other countries.
Explore Romania through traditional food and a video tour of its well preserved natural treasures and vibrant cities. Leaflets on Romania’s tourism, traditions, culture, and other surprises will be available at the Romanian Tourist Offi ce’s booth. Enjoy an exciting performance of traditional dances performed by the Carpathia Folk Dance Ensemble and take Romanian dance lessons.
The Netherlands is the home of innovation, water management, caramel waffles, masterful painters, and much more. Visit the Embassy and experience it all. Test your Dutch knowledge, take your picture with Van Gogh, taste some Dutch goodies, peek into the Ambassador’s office, and let children play Dutch games.