Evening at the Embassy of Malaysia with the Ambassador

Evening at the Embassy of Malaysia with the Ambassador

Fri, March 20, 2020 @ 07:00PM To Fri, March 20, 2020 @ 09:30PM

Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Ct NW,
Washington, District Of Columbia

$55

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Travel half way around the world and experience the majesty of Malaysia as we invite you to a special evening on Malaysian soil with cultural music, dance, food, drinks, art and more.

Malaysia is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia, let alone the world.   Learn more about its land, history and culture in one fantastic evening. Join the diplomats as we experiences centuries of culture from this South East Asian treasure.

PROGRAM:

1) AMBASSADOR’S WELCOME 

You will be greeted by the Ambassador Dato’ Azmil Zabidi and his wife Datin Karen in true Malaysian fashion as you enter the lobby of the Embassy. You will also get to meet Malaysian diplomats and diplomatic staff of the Embassy who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. As we begin the night, the Ambassador will give his welcoming remarks.

2) MALAYSIAN TOURISM AND CULTURAL FILM

A film highlighting the beauty and culture of Malaysia will be featured right after the Ambassador’s welcoming remarks.

3) MALAYSIAN ARTIFACTS AND DISPLAYS

Take your time to explore the various promotional booths by our agencies, the Ministry of Agriculture, Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Education Malaysia. Enjoy browsing through our local products such as beverages, spices and instant-meals.  We also have a special booth by the Ladies Association selling Malaysian handicrafts, woven bags and hand-crafted material called batik. ​

4) MALAYSIAN FOOD

In Malaysia, the favorite pastime is to eat at hawker stalls. Discover, experience and enjoy our country’s rich culinary heritage at the various hawker stalls parading their ware, all influenced by the multi-ethnic composition of Malaysia. Sample authentic Malaysian dishes prepared by Malaysians themselves, including:

Chicken Satay with Condiments

Butter Prawns

Ayam Goreng Berempah (Chicken Fried in Spices)

Mee Goreng Mamak Vegetarian (Fried Noodles Indian Style)

Nasi Minyak (Ghee Rice)

Kurma Kambing (Mutton Kurma)

Jelatah (Pickled Mixed Vegetables)

Karipap Ayam (Chicken Curry Puffs

Kuih Seri Muka (Glutinous Rice with Custard topping)

Cucur Badak (Tapioca balls with Savory Coconut filling)

Bingka Ubi (Cassava Cake)

Teh Tarik (Frothed Milk Tea)

Sirap Bandung (Red Syrup with Condensed Milk)

5) LIVE TRADITIONAL MALAYSIAN DANCE PERFORMANCE BY GEMALA SITRA 

Malaysia has always been known to be a melting pot of cultures and tradition, of colourful costumes and mesmerizing dances. Our Gemala Sitra dance troupe will showcase beautiful traditional dances highlighting the rich and colorful heritage of Malaysia’s multi-racial communities all living together in harmony.

Suggested Attire

Smart Business Attire Preppy at a Minimum. ( Jeans, shorts or sneakers, or plain/design tee shirts are not acceptable )

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Embassy of Malaysia
3516 International Ct NW,
Washington , District Of Columbia

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