On Saturday Night, April 1st, be transported into a world filled with the wonders of the Mayan legends and the beauty of Cancun’s beaches as TTD invites you to step onto Mexican soil for an upscale cultural evening. Put on your best dresses and tuxedos as we spend a royal evening in this multi-roomed, multi-leveled Mexican Cultural palace filled with rich art, history, music, dance, food, and much more!
The Embassy's Cultural Center is a unique and beautiful building, one of the best of its kind in the world. It contains several large floors, each displaying the charms of the different regions of our neighbor to the south. Beautiful gardens, city nightclubs, historic palaces, art galleries, and much more await you inside!
LIVE MEXICAN DANCE SHOW AND MARIACHI BAND:
Experience a live costumed Mariachi troupe with music and dancing. Its members have origins from all over Mexico and other parts of Latin America. The traditional mariachi ensemble emerged in the 1800s in several western states of Mexico, including Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, and Michoacán. It is found at weddings, birthdays, Saint’s Day celebrations, rural dances, and many other social occasions. The spirit of celebration is recreated through its music and dancing.
Special dancers will be on hand to perform and teach traditional Mexican dancing, in addition to performing an amazing, authentic Mariachi dance performance with traditional costumes!
DJ AND LATE-NIGHT DANCING:
One of Washington, D.C.'s best D.J.s will rival the best nightclubs in Cancun with both American and Mexican pop music and dancing. Includes modern high energy, Retro, Salsa, today's top 40 hits, and much more!
Challenge your taste buds with an authentic Mexican buffet. Featuring: crispy and soft tacos; Mexican rice refried beans; pico de gallo; chips and salsa; spinach quesadillas; cheese quesadillas; enchiladas; flan and tres leches; and chile con queso dip. (Menu subject to change to equal or more substantial-quality).
Enjoy an open bar featuring a wide array of Mexican beers, wines and, of course, Tequila! (You must be 21 or over to consume alcohol and to attend this event.)
Meet members of the Institute and learn more about our neighbors to the south during a special welcome.
WIN A TRIP TO MEXICO:
A special drawing will take place for all attendees as one person will win hotel accommodations and plane to Mexico!
NOTE: YOU MUST BE 21 or OVER TO ATTEND
QUESTIONS - PLEASE CONTACT US (Not the Embassy): Although this event is taking place at the Mexican Cultural Institute (the cultural arm of the Embassy of Mexico), if you have questions about the event, please email [email protected] or call 301 519 8030. This is event is not being organized by the embassy itself and the people who work there are not in a position to answer questions. Thanks.Buy Now