Event Details

New Embassy Event: An Evening in Kurdistan

Fri, January 18, 2019 @ 07:00 PM to 09:20 PM

Embassy of Kurdistan/Kurdistan Regional Government
1532 16th Street, NW
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$60

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Nestled primarily within Iraq, (but stretching beyonds Iraq's boarders) is a land - or "people"  - filled with a fantastic culture and wonderful people – known as Kurdistan!  (See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurdistan).

Tonight, for the first time you are invited to a special cultural evening on Kurdish soil with cultural music, food, drinks, art and more! Learn more about its land, history and culture in one fantastic evening. Join the official Ambassador (representative) and Kurdish diplomats for a special visit to their homeland without ever leaving the city.

FEATURING:

1) BUFFET OF KURDISH CUISINE: 
Sides 
Mast-Kheyar Yogurt & Cucumber dip, mixed with dill   
Chimichurri Dip Jalapenos and minced mixed greens 
Clay Oven Pita Bread 
 
Entrees 
Kubideh Ground beef filet   
Saffron Chicken Saffron chicken breast filet  
Gheymeh Sabzi Beef chunks braised with split peas in a tomato citrus sauce  
Saffron Rice 
 
Dessert 
Baklava 
 

2) OPEN BAR

3) AMBASSADOR’S/REPRESENTATIVE’S GREETING: 

Mingle Kurdistan’s official top representative to the United States - Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman.  She will address us with an official and special welcome.

4) CULTURAL MUSIC PRESENTATIONS:

Enjoy a world renowned presentation of an authentic Kurdish music  a native Kurdish Oud player. These songs and voices will take us around the world with their native touch and style.

5) AUTHENTIC KURDISH ART EXHIBIT: 

Experiences paintings and photographs showcasing Kurdish art and culture.

5) KURDISH CULTURAL AND TOURISM FILM: 

Our hosts will be showing us a special short film highlighting the beauty and culture of Kurdistan.

 

Suggested Attire

Business Casual. No jeans, sneakers, shorts, flip flops or plain tee shirts.

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