Event Details

Evening at the New Embassy of Sri Lanka

Thu, February 07, 2019 @ 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM

Embassy of Sri Lanka
3025 Whitehaven St NW
Washington, DC

$50

Details

For the first time, we are invited to a special evening at the recently opened Sri Lankan Embassy.   Journey into the center of Asia and a country full of culture and traditions centuries old. Experience a unique diplomatic evening on foreign soil as we travel halfway around the globe for a special night of Sri Lankan food, drinks music, art, dancing, diplomats, film and more.

Featuring:

              1) Sri Lankan Food Prepared by the Embassy Chef:
                    Enjoy a rare but incredibly tasty native Sri Lankan buffet, specially prepared by the official native chef of the embassy.

              2) Sri Lankan Refreshments:
                       
Sample and enjoy regional wines, beer and nonalcoholic drinks.

              3)   Sri Lankan Tea Tasting:
                       
Sample an array of very unique and incredible Sri Lankan teas.  Several members of the embassy will be on hand to discuss the distinctions and background of the various teas.

              4)  Diplomatic Greeting:
                          
Hear from the Charge d’ Affairs of the embassy and feel free to schmooze and network with him and the assembled diplomats and staff, all of whom will be invited to this special evening. And many of whom are expected to attend.

              5) Sri Lankan Music: 
                            
Enjoy a musical presentation evoking the unique Sri Lankan culture throughout the centuries.  Tonight’s music will whisk you directly to this curious land and the homes of the Sinhalese and the Tamil.

            6) Sri Lankan Art: 
                           
Throughout the embassy, marvel at a presentation of special Sri Lankan artifacts and paintings unseen to most American eyes.

             7) Sri Lankan Cultural Film
                            
At your leisure, you are invited to watch recurring films showcasing Sri Lankan cities, mountains, borders, landscape, people, tribes, animals and everyday culture.
 

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Embassy of Sri Lanka
3025 Whitehaven St NW
Washington, DC

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