Around the World Embassy Tour 2020

Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde performers playing on drums

PassPort DC / Nick Eckert 

The Around the World Embassy Tour is a signature event of Passport DC, an annual celebration of international culture in Washington, DC, that showcases embassies with artists and artisans, performers, lecturers, teachers, and others. This is a very cool way to immerse yourself in culture and learn about traditions, food, and music from around the world.

Date and Time: Saturday, May 2, 2020, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Location and Transportation: All participating embassies are located in the NW quadrant of Washington, DC, many of them near Dupont Circle. The Dupont Circle Information Booth is located between Massachusetts Avenue, P Street, and 20th Street, NW. Several clusters of embassies are located within a 10-minute walk from this area. Complimentary shuttle bus service runs throughout the day, departing from Massachusetts Ave. and P St., NW. Washington, DC.

Participating embassies can be determined from the Cultural Tourism DC website, with updates given via its mobile app.

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Indonesia Embassy Tour

Indonesia Embassy Tour performer playing a drum

Passport DC / Don Tanguilig

Musicians perform at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia during Passport DC in Washington, DC. The embassy is located on Massachusetts Avenue near Dupont Circle.

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Nepal Embassy Tour

Nepal Embassy tour performers playing instruments

Passport DC / Nick Eckert

The Embassy of the Nepal participates in Washington's Around the World Embassy Tour. The embassy is located north of Dupont Circle and west of Connecticut Avenue near the Russian Cultural Centre.

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Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago performers in regalia with a visitor

Passport DC / Don Tanguilig

Ladies from the Embassy of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago showcase costumes from the DC Caribbean Carnival. The embassy is located just east of Dupont Circle.

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Saudi Arabia Embassy Tour

Saudi Arabia Embassy Tour performers

Passport DC / Don Tanguilig

Participants try on traditional clothing at the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. The embassy is located in Foggy Bottom near the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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Thailand Embassy Tour

Thailand Embassy Tour visitors enjoying foods

Passport DC / Walter Woodward

The Royal Thai Embassy demonstrates fruit carving at the Around the World Embassy Tour. The embassy is located on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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Royal Thai Embassy Dances

The Royal Thai Embassy dancers

Passport DC / Walter Woodward

The Royal Thai Embassy performs traditional dances at the Around the World Embassy Tour.

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The Royal Thai Embassy Boxing Demonstration

The Royal Thai Embassy fight demonstration

Passport DC / Walter Woodward

The Royal Thai Embassy gives a boxing demonstration during the Around the World Embassy Tour in Washington, DC. The event is an annual celebration of international culture in Washington, DC, that showcases embassies with artists and artisans, performers, lecturers, teachers, and others.

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