Around the World Embassy Tour 2017

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    Around the World Embassy Tour - Washington DC

    ••• Embassy of the Republic of Cape Verde. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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 6, 2017, 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 include Afghanistan, African Union, Albania, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia,...MORE Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Korea, Kosovo, Libya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

     

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    Indonesia Embassy Tour

    ••• Indonesia Embassy Tour. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by Walter Woodward

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

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  • 08 of 08

    The Royal Thai Embassy Boxing Demonstration

    ••• The Royal Thai Embassy. Courtesy of Passport DC / Photo by 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. Read More About Passport DC