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Evening at the Embassy of Iraq

Evening at the Embassy of Iraq

Thu, September 29, 2022 @ 06:30PM To Thu, September 29, 2022 @ 08:30PM

Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
1801 P St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia

$59

Details

On this special evening, the Embassy of Iraq opens its doors to our members. Regardless of your political views over the past several years,  Iraq is now a close friend of the United States.

Tonight, we are proud to welcome and introduce Washington’s community of Young Professionals to Iraq’s diplomats (hopefully including the new ambassador).

Join us as we step onto foreign soil to experience a country rich in culture and history over 1,000 years in the making.

Your very special evening features:

1. DIPLOMATIC GREETING: 

Meet the diplomats from iraq as they talk and answer questions about historic and modern Iraq, its history and the future of US -Iraqi relations.  (Note: A new ambassador from Iraq will be arriving soon and we hope he can join us at the event).

2. IRAQI DINNER: 

Enjoy a heavy buffet of native Iraqi food prepared by the embassy chef himself. The menu below is subject to change (if so – of similar or better quality). Tentatively, the menu will include:

Appetizers/Salads

Eggplant bell pepper salad
Sumac salad
Cauliflower and anissed (fennel) salad

Main Dish

Tepsi Baytinijan (Eggplant Casserole)
Chicken Maqluba with almonds (upside-down rice casserole)
Lamb kebab
Grilled vegetables
Iraqi rice
Okra casserole

Dessert

Assorted Baklava, Fresh fruits, tea, coffee, juice, water

Assorted refreshments will be provided.  In accordance with Iraqi law and embassy policy, alcoholic beverages will not be provided.

3. IRAQI MUSIC: 

We’ll hear background music of unique cultural Iraqi music provided by the Embassy.

4. IRAQI FILM:

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

5. IRAQI ART: 

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

Note: The event is presented as a cultural event organized by us at the Embassy of Iraq,   Your registration fee is used by Things to do DC solely to present diverse cultural events to our membership. No part of the admission fee is related in any way to the Embassy of Iraq or staff at the Embassy of Iraq.  We appreciate your support of our events!

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Embassy of the Republic of Iraq
1801 P St NW
Washington , District Of Columbia

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