Passport DC will commemorate International Cultural Awareness Month in the District of Columbia from May 1 through 31 hosing a wide array of cultural activities presented at a record 100+ embassy open houses, multiple street festivals.
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On Saturday, May 6, countries who are not members of the European Union will open their doors during Around the World Embassy Tour, and the 28 members of the European Union will hold their open houses during A Shortcut to Europe the following Saturday, May 13.
As embassies confirm participation they are added to the Passport DC website and the festival’s mobile site, which can be viewed at PASSPORTDC.
As of April 19, the following embassies are registered to participate in Around the World Embassy Tour: Afghanistan, Chile, Kenya, Pakistan, African Union, Dominican Republic, Korea, Peru, Albania, Gabonese Republic, Kosovo, Qatar, Angola, Ghana, Kyrgyz Republic, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Malawi, South Africa, Bangladesh, Haiti, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Barbados, Indonesia, Mexico, Tunisia, Benin, Iraq, Nepal, Uganda, Bolivia, Japan, Nicaragua, Uruguay, Botswana, Kazakhstan, Oman, Zimbabwe, Brazil.
A Celebration of Global Fashion Wednesday, April 26 Opening Celebration at Macy’s Metro Center.
Flower Mart at National Cathedral Friday and Saturday, May 5-6
Around the World Embassy Tour Saturday, May 6
A Shortcut to Europe Saturday, May 13
DO NOT MISS – Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge Wednesday, May 24
Presented by TCMA at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, featuring culinary presentations by embassy chefs from 40+ countries.