On this special evening, the Embassy of Iraq opens its doors to our members. Regardless of your political views over the past several years, Iraq is now a close friend of the United States.
Tonight, we are proud to welcome and introduce our community to Iraq’s new ambassador, H. E. Nizar Al-Khairallah!
Join us as we step onto foreign soil to experience a country rich in culture and history over 1,000 years in the making.
Your very special evening features:
1. DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet Ambassador Al-Khairalla and the diplomats from the embassy as they talk and answer questions about historic and modern Iraq, its history and the future of US -Iraqi relations.
2. IRAQI DINNER:
Enjoy a heavy buffet of native Iraqi food prepared by the embassy chef himself. The menu below is subject to change (if so – of similar or better quality). Tentatively, the menu will include:
Eggplant bell pepper salad
Cauliflower and anissed (fennel) salad
Tepsi Baytinijan (Eggplant Casserole)
Chicken Maqluba with almonds (upside-down rice casserole)
Assorted Baklava, Fresh fruits, tea, coffee, juice, water
Assorted refreshments will be provided. In accordance with Iraqi law and embassy policy, alcoholic beverages will not be provided.
3. LIVE IRAQI MUSIC:
We’ll hear background music of unique cultural Iraqi music
4. IRAQI FILM:
See the beautiful lands, culture and people of Iraq as we preview a special film prepared by the embassy.
5. IRAQI ART:
Tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful paintings, sculptures and other artistic pieces.
Note: The event is presented as a cultural event organized by us at the Embassy of Iraq, Your registration fee is used by Things to do DC solely to present diverse cultural events to our membership. No part of the admission fee is related in any way to the Embassy of Iraq or staff at the Embassy of Iraq. We appreciate your support of our events!Buy Now