In close cooperation with the Climate Action Summit, the European Union is organizing this flagship climate action event to highlight and promote the green economy as a formidable transatlantic opportunity…
In close cooperation with the Climate Action Summit, the European Union is organizing this flagship climate action event to highlight and promote the green economy as a formidable transatlantic opportunity…
The Cultural services of the French Embassy presents the 2015 film Mustang by Deniz Gamze Ergüven. Co-written with French director Alice Winocour, Mustang tells the story of five adolescent sisters coming of age in a… Read more
Democracy, which protects freedom and citizen’s rights more than any other regime, is in crisis today. In recent years, it has become exhausted in its European center and along its periphery. Citizen trust of the… Read more
L’Orologio di Monaco (2014) by Mauro Caputo.
The movie is the result of the collection of short stories of the same name film director, writer and playwright Giorgio Pressburger.
British director and filmmaker Phil Grabsky and Seventh Art Productions are proud to present this new and extraordinary classical music film documentary, which already received great acclaim from audiences and critics alike. The film follows… Read more
In commemoration of יום השואה Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Rabbi Samuel Scolnic Adult Institute in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic presents the lecture “The Holocaust in the Czech Lands: In Search of Victims… Read more
With the help of my wonderful friends around the world, I play music that takes you in dimensions where you silence your thoughts with Arvo Pärt, weep and indulge in reminiscence with Rachmaninoff, duel with… Read more
The Embassy of France in the United States, in partnership with France 2 and Cineteve, is proud to present the premiere screening of “After Hitler” to commemorate the Victory in Europe Day. Produced by Fabienne… Read more
Valya Balkanska is a famous Bulgarian folk music singer from the Rhodope Mountains. Her song “Izlel e Delyu Haydutin” became famous as it was selected in the Voyager Golden Record – a documentation of the sounds of Earth flying with… Read more
Kaija Saariaho’s haunting Terra Memoria is featured in our second Musicians from Marlboro concert this season, a quartet arrangement of a work originally conceived for string orchestra. “I love the richness and sensitivity of the string sound,”… Read more
Come for a closeup view of an iconographic treasure: the Library’s expressive 1815 painting by Johann Christoph Heckel. Tracing its provenance, with a look at letters and compositions from that time, this talk also offers… Read more
The classic feature by the renowned French Nouvelle Vague director who died this year, January 29, 2016.
The Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble, led by conductor Andrew Cyr, “a prominent influence in the world of newly emerging music” (The Washington Post), presents its groundbreaking site-specific project Brownstone. This magical “concert-installation” features three electro-acoustic works… Read more
Beethoven, Brahms, and Boschkor: 16-year-old rising German violinist Lara Boschkor stars with the Capital City Symphony to play works by the classical masters.
This program brings together two perennial favorites, Johannes Brahms and Ludwig van Beethoven…. Read more
Laura Yust, Music Division
Cataloguing frequently involves solving a puzzle or two. In this case, a Music Division recent acquisition did not disappoint! A rare item from sixteenth-century Germany raised some questions, the answers to which… Read more
Join the International Relations Council in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 10 as they discuss the future of agribusiness within the scope of EU/US relations. Some analysts say the relationship between the United States and… Read more
On Tuesday, May 10th, The European Institute will host a special meeting with The Honorable Tomáš Prouza, State Secretary for European Affairs of the Czech Republic on “The Future of the EU: Facing Common Challenges.”
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Access to Trade, Investment and Innovation
In its 5th year, the Texas-EU Business Summit is the premier event for Texas businesses, entrepreneurs and economic development professionals seeking to expand their footprint in Europe. The summit provides… Read more
As part of the European Month of Culture in May, the Croatian Embassy in the U.S. and Audeamus International Music Festival will present a concert surveying a hundred years of Croatian classical music. The program… Read more
The Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C. will host a conference with Laura Mattioli, Director and Founder of the Center for Italian Modern Art, about the installation on Giorgio Morandi that will be hosted by… Read more
Join Drexel University for an evening that will showcase examples of the cultural vibrancy of the European Union’s member states. The event will feature remarks on aspects of cultural interest from European and American perspectives… Read more
Learn about the major challenges and opportunities that define transatlantic business opportunities in the digital age.
Major changes are shaping today’s digital economy that affect foreign direct & indirect investments and the digital cross-fertilization of all… Read more
Emer Vattel’s “Law of Nations” (1758) remained overdue on President George Washington’s library account until it was returned in 2010 with a waived fee of $300,000. One of the most reliable authorities during… Read more
The International Club of DC with the cooperation of the Embassy of Slovenia cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of culture, art, music, cuisine, beer and wine from Slovenia, the… Read more
German director Fritz Lang’s 5-hour film extravaganza, with live organ accompaniment by soloist Dennis James, shown in conjunction with Wagner’s Der Ring which is performed during May at Washington Opera.
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The Romanian Embassy is one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts style architecture. Discover Romanian traditions while tasting the food & drinks of our homeland.
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Come explore the Cyprus Embassy and meet its diplomats; enjoy short documentaries featuring ancient theaters, UNESCO-world heritage sites, traditional winemaking, mountain biking and a glimpse of some of… Read more
Luxembourg will present a tablescape with traditional porcelain dishes exemplifying one of its trademark and historic industries. During your visit to the Embassy you will be able to taste Luxembourg grill-sausage and Luxembourg style cheese… Read more
Shortcut to Europe
Discover the best of Italy from a new perspective: technology, science, entertainment, culture and needless to say food and Italian way of life!
Follow the Embassy on Twitter: @ItalyinUS
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Discover why Austria ranks high for quality of life. Learn more about Austria during a presentation by the Austrian Tourist Office. Meet our Ambassador. Wine tasting seminars introduce you… Read more
Welkom, bienvenue, willkommen! President Obama famously said during a 2014 visit to Brussels “I have to admit it is easy to love a country… Read more
Discover the home to one of the three official alphabets of the EU and the oldest Slavic State. Birthplace of yogurt and the world’s rose oil plantation. An ancient land of diverse nature, rich cultural… Read more
WELCOME to one of the ecologically best preserved parts of Europe. It is a land where the hues of the sunny and warm Mediterranean happily… Read more
Visit Hungary in a couple of hours!
Visit the Embassy of Hungary and taste Hungarian cuisine, discover Hungarian music, watch and join Hungarian dances. Our tourism bureau will help you… Read more
Discover the west coast of Europe during your visit to the Portugal Embassy with a variety of Portuguese products, gastronomy and a photo exhibition from Roy Sewall.
The embassy is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
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The Czech Republic is a land of great athletes and fervent fans. Win prizes and gear up with us for the summer Olympics 2016 by playing some of the most popular Czech sports soccer, volleyball… Read more
Welcome to Denmark; The country known for a high quality of life and sustainability –… Read more
Estonia— a country where traditions meet technological modernity! Come and see novel e-solutions and get to know Estonian lifestyle. Be positively surprised!
Welcome to the greenest embassy in the U.S.! Discover the country with millions of saunas, thousands of heavy metal bands & the one and… Read more
Experience Greek hospitality at its very best! With music, taste and lots of culture you just filled your senses with the magic of an Aegean… Read more
Céad Mile Fáilte! The Embassy of Ireland invites you to learn more about Ireland, our culture and the strong links between our two great nations…. Read more
The Embassy of Lithuania will feature the upcoming 15th North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival, to be held in Baltimore June 30-July 3, 2016.
World War… Read more
Come visit us to taste Maltese hospitality and warmth, a small country with a big heart! Get to know the Maltese islands, an archipelago at the centre of the Mediterranean Sea, taste our… Read more
Think of cheese, clogs and cycling when someone mentions the Netherlands? Good. But we also create inspiring art, develop transformative innovations, and invent cutting-edge technology. Learn… Read more
Chopin, pierogi, Boleslawiec pottery – these are all well-known things associated with Poland. But did you know that Poland also has a thriving video… Read more
Come and discover Slovakia through all your senses! Enjoy the folk music and dance performances; learn about traditional music instruments; experience the Slovak culture… Read more
Celebrate 25 yrs of independence with us with a taste of Slovene food, wine and beer! Discover tourist highlights, culture & enjoy live music. #FeelSlovenia
The Embassy of Spain welcomes you to its cultural center, The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, for a taste of the best Spain has… Read more
Special hours: This year the Swedish Embassy is closed from 10:00am to 2:00pm, and open 2:00pm to 7:00pm.
Join in celebrating the grand… Read more
Come explore the UK and see the Embassy’s Residence and Gardens; learn about the UK’s business & trade and participate in activities around… Read more
WWII was a time of battle and suffering for the people of Malta. Despite being torn apart by Axis bombs, U.S. General George S. Patton Jr. marveled in its beauty and culture during multiple visits to the archipelago…. Read more
43 countries and 180 million viewers! Join the celebration and grand finale of the world’s largest music contest when the Embassy of Sweden hosts the annual European Song Contest broadcast live from Stockholm, Sweden!
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Poetical palette from Aneta Zapryqnova translated into English. Grand piano accompaniment by Vlad Shvets.
Open invitation. No RSVP required
“Duets” by Peter Quilter is a modern classic British comedy in the style of dramatists like Neil Simon and Willy Russell; however, it is also influenced by earlier theatrical traditions.
Short and sharp, the episodes of… Read more
Part of the Protecting our Heritage series. Friends of Florence and Save Venice will present their projects about the preservation of Italian cultural patrimony.
Bistro Bohem screens The Poacher’s Foster Daughter (Pytlákova Schovanka) about a young girl who runs away from home and falls for a millionaire on May 17, at 7 pm.
Fiona Shaw, one of the most acclaimed Irish actors and directors of our time, will be the festival’s Artist-in-Residence. The two-time Olivier Award® winner, Tony Award® nominee, and Honorary CBE recipient has worked extensively with… Read more
Cvetka Lipuš, member of the Slovenian minority in Austria’s province of Carinthia, is an award-winning author, who writes poetry in her first language despite having lived outside the Slovenian community for most of her adulthood…. Read more
The Irish Inn Mates play Irish traditional music–jigs, reels, polkas, and songs from Ireland. Comprised of Mitch Fanning (fiddle), Jesse Winch (bodhran, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica), Tina Eck (flute, whistle, vocals), and Zan McLeod (guitar), the… Read more
Join The European American Chamber of Commerce in New York for an update on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Our panelists will discuss details of the new Privacy Shield Agreement, the changes it entails and… Read more
Pino Feola and Krishnasol Jimenez Moreno wil perform works from composers Ferdinando Carulli, Mauro Giuliani and Fernando Sor. Both musicians will perform on two original guitars built by French lute makers C. Roudholf in 1810… Read more
Pianist Aphrodite Mitsopoulou invites us to a musical journey that connects principal European composers, Chopin and Liszt, with fine selections from the rich work of Giannis Konstantinidis and Nikos Skalkottas.
“Revisiting Mendelssohn’s Octet, or the Maturing of Precocity” R. Larry Rodd, PhD, Arts & Sciences Professor of Music, Duke University
Mendelssohn’s Octet (1825) is usually viewed as epitomizing the composer’s astonishing, early full maturity, and as… Read more
Presentation by the Henry a. Kissinger Chair, Bruce Jentleson
Who were the 20th century world leaders who forged transformational breakthroughs in global peace and security? Why did they make the crucial choices that they… Read more
The European Division, Library of Congress, in partnership with the Embassy of Slovenia, presents Slovenian poet Cvetka Lipuš. Award-winning poet Cvetka Lipuš, a member of Austria’s Slovenian minority, writes poetry in her first language, despite… Read more
Mozart In Vienna presents an opera from Mozart. Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) debuted in Vienna, Austria on May 1, 1786. Mozart’s comic masterpiece about love and marriage in the “upstairs downstairs”… Read more
This panel discussion will focus on the importance of bees and beekeeping for ensuring food security, sustainability and biodiversity. A Slovenian honey breakfast will be prepared and served by “The Cooking Kids”.
The Botstiber Foundation is pleased to present a panel discussion on migration issues (including related issues of racism, nationalism and terrorism) confronting both Austria and the United States from the perspective of three leading academics… Read more
Senator Ed Markey
Ambassador Randy W. Berry, Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons
Ambassador Lars Gert Lose of Denmark
Robbie… Read more
AICGS will hold its third annual Transatlantic Dialogue of the States, Cities, and Communities on Friday, May 20, 2016 in cooperation with the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. While German-American relations focus mainly on the… Read more
Premiere of new documentary on English artist Rackstraw Downes who now lives in New York and paints the city in hard-edged detail. Both artist and filmmaker are present, in discussion with curator of contemporary art… Read more
Barry Douglas, Artistic Director
Renowned chamber orchestra Camerata Ireland showcases the varied repertoire the orchestra has explored since its founding 15 years ago by Barry Douglas.
Camerata Ireland will be joined by Harmony North Choir, made up… Read more
Enjoy a soaring concert featuring two world-class opera singers: mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, fresh from Washington National Opera’s Cinderella, and tenor Anthony Kearns, a member of the famed Irish Tenors. Opera News calls Erraught “a bright… Read more
“When she sings, it’s as though her breath is soaked in paraffin–one spark, and the whole room would ignite.” – London’s Daily Telegraph
Camille O’Sullivan is a vocalist, actress, and musician. Born in London of a… Read more
A concert by the band “i-Talians” presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Society.
Known as one half of an Irish music duo, Matt Heaton is also skilled entertainer for children, with a repertoire of kid-friendly folk, original, and reworked classics. His engaging sing-alongs make Heaton a favorite of… Read more
Presented in cooperation with The Embassy Series
Slovenian bass baritone Juan Vasle, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received his diploma as a singer at the Superior Institute of Arte… Read more
La Città degli Ebrei/The City of the Jews: Segregated Space and the Admission of Strangers in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice, a Conference Marking the 500th Anniversary of the Ghetto’s Founding
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Part of the Protecting our Heritage Program, lecture by Christian Greco, Director of the Museo Egizio in Tourin.
The first half of the talk will look at a selection of theatres in different nineteenth-century styles, from Neo-Classical to Art Nouveau, with special attention to the Viennese firm of architects Fellner & Helmer. Between… Read more
Dr. Ioanna Papadopoulou
CHS–EU Fellow in Interdisciplinary Research, Information Technology, and Publications at the Center for Hellenic Studies and Researcher at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Join Tullamore D.E.W. US Ambassador Tim Herlihy for an exploration of Irish whiskey. Born and raised in Ireland, Tim has travelled to numerous distilleries across Ireland, Scotland, the U.S., and beyond, studying firsthand the history… Read more
Ivan Danko, the principal oboist of the Stuttgart State Opera and first prize winner of the “International Hugo Kauder Competition” in New Haven in 2009, is a founder of Hugo Kauder Trio. In… Read more
The mapping of protected archaeological sites project: conference with professor Alessandro Bianchi (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism).
A program from the IFI Irish Film Archive
President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland in the summer of 1963 was widely seen in Ireland as one of the defining moments in modern Irish history. A… Read more
Since 2004, McGrath Academy of Irish Dance has turned out dancers who qualify for National and World Irish Dancing Championships. Whether it’s competing or performing, all ages and abilities are welcome to take part in… Read more
Very theatrical, pretty wild, with a robust, physical humor and a highly personal movement style – those are some landmarks of Swedish choreographer Mats Ek who is a profound figure in the European dance world…. Read more
This group of local residents regularly meets to rehearse Celtic tunes over breakfast. With more than a dozen musicians playing fiddles, flutes, guitars, drums, and banjo–and at least one vocalist–the band is often joined by… Read more
Lyuti Chushki are “hot peppers” and you can’t have a feast without them! Traditional Bulgarian instruments in modes and rhythms of ancient provenance with vocal stylings now world renowned!
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On the late President Kennedy’s 99th birthday, performances from artists across genres culminate with luminaries and young artists unveiling a special installation created by the Kennedy Center for the centennial celebration of its namesake.
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The grand finale performance of the 75th season comes full circle to follow the first performance of the inaugural series in 1941.
Yaniv Dinur, conductor
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Join famed Tony Award-nominated and two-time Olivier Award-winning actor and director Fiona Shaw–also the IRELAND 100 festival’s Artist-in-Residence–for an intimate evening of performance showcasing beloved and acclaimed Irish texts of poetry and literature… Read more
Formed in the early 90s, Brendan’s Voyage (Brian Gaffeny, Fergus Kennedy, and Steve Morris) blend together classic rock, country, and traditional Irish music with a smooth mix of guitar, keyboard, a fiddle, and vocals.
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The fourth annual “European Month of Culture” takes place this year throughout the month of May at various venues in Washington, DC, including the National Gallery of Art, the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, The Library… Read more
“Director Sean Holmes places Sean O’Casey’s anti-war polemical play in present day Dublin, bringing a sharp, contemporary resonance and relevance to this 1926 classic” – The Irish Independent
“Actors are [the] stars of a Plough recast… Read more
Created and performed by Colin Dunne
Directed by Sineád Rushe
“An unprecedented achievement: an Irish dance performance of emotional and intellectual complexity, about many things”- The New York Times
“An extraordinarily moving memoir in motion… It will delight… Read more
Experienced uilleann pipers Gay McKeon and Emmett Gill will be joined by a talented teen piper–Amy Campbell, who is blind–along with Catherine McEvoy on Irish flute. The group will give performances and demonstrations of the… Read more
Fishamble: The New Play Company
Fishamble is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed Irish theater company dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new work. Fishamble is committed to touring throughout Ireland and internationally and typically presents… Read more
The voice of the river in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake
Adapted, directed, and performed by Olwen Fouéré
“For true astonishment, originality, and a touch of genius” – London’s The Guardian
“…Soft morning, city! Lsp! I am leafy speafing…. Read more
Choreographed by Jean Butler
Composed by Neil Martin
“Her stamina is as extraordinary as her memory… Not for a moment does she seem to shirk the movement. She’s stingingly clear.” – The New York Times
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Taught by Professor Luka Zibelnik of the Center for Slovenian Studies, Cleveland State University.
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Today Jacob Riis is considered one of photography’s great innovators. Riis was well aware of the power of photographs but did not consider himself a photographer. This exhibition repositions Riis as he saw himself—a highly,… Read more