‘Casino night’ was this year’s theme of Meridian International Center’s biggest event of the year, which brings together diplomats, members of Congress and the administration, people from the public and private sectors and more, benefitting the Center’s mission for global leadership exchange, training programs and cultural activities.
Nearly one million people gathered on the National Mall for a three-day cultural extravaganza earlier this month, featuring music and dance performances, speeches by global leaders and interactive activities for all ages.
On May 9, the European Union Delegation and Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis hosted the second annual Transatlantic Bridge Awards at the House of Sweden. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rob Portman and journalist Judy Woodruff received awards for their efforts in fostering ties between the US and Europe.
The Washington Diplomat rolled out the red carpet for its fourth annual Media Bash on April 28—one of many events around the District leading up to the White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner on April 29.
Live dance performances, art exhibits, vendors and more will fill the streets of Embassy Row this May to celebrate DC’s International Cultural Awareness Month.
On Feb. 8, Kidsave— an international organization that advocates for older kids in the foster care system— partnered with the US-Ukraine Business Council and the Ukraine House in Washington DC to launch their new campaign, Flat Sasha. This is one of the organization’s many initiatives to mark one year since the Russian invasion.
Did you know that Madeira wine— named for the Portuguese island where it’s produced— was toasted at the 1776 signing of the US Declaration of Independence?
On Dec. 9, the Washington Diplomat welcomed back our annual holiday party after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
More than a thousand people swarmed the Smithsonian American Art Museum on Oct. 13 to be rewarded with a culinary global journey, tasting food from around the world prepared by those who cook for Washington’s diplomatic corps.
America Abroad Media welcomed DC diplomats, policy leaders and members of the Hollywood creative community to the Kennedy Center on Nov. 17 to celebrate its 2022 outstanding media honorees.
Hospice of the Chesapeake and Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase hosted a fashion show commemorate World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, and raised $230,000 to support the organization’s local care centers, and for Brits-Hartbeespoort Hospice in South Africa.
Rwandan Embassy celebrates longtime senator; Slovakia marks the 30th anniversary of its constitution.
Rwanda marks 28 years of ethnic peace; Taiwan exhibit opens at Twin Oaks; Embassy of the Republic of South Africa celebrates National Women’s Day.
French Embassy celebrates Bastille Day; Peruvian Embassy hosts Kaypi Peru; National Press Club connects journalists, attachés.
On the morning of June 18, diplomats, executives and tennis enthusiasts gathered for a practice drill at the residence of Arthur Sinodinos, Australia’s ambassador to the United States.