It's Summer outside. Of course, it is always Summer in the Caribbean! However, if you cannot get there, we are delivering the islands to you with a diplomatic touch! Join your fellow young professionals as we step onto foreign soil for an exciting evening at the Embassy of Barbados!
In a special cultural evening, we will recreate a visit to this Caribbean Jewel of elegance, charm, music, dance great food, laughter and more!
1) NATIVE BARBADOS DJ - DJ PUMPKIN: Playing Barbados/Caribbean style music, DJ PUMPKIN will take us on a fantastic musical journey to Barbados as we dance to his special Island music, participate in a limbo contest, and recreates an island atmosphere!
2) BARBADOS FOOD:
Enjoy a specially prepared buffet of authentic food native to Barbados. Including:
Cucumber, Tomato, Onion and Avocado Salad
Stew Chicken, Rice and Peas
Bajan Fish Cakes
Coconut Bread Pudding
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
3) CARIBBEAN OPEN BAR including RUM:
This evening, we will pair off regional wines and sample Island cocktails - especially Barbados Rum!
4) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet the some of the diplomats from Barbados including a special diplomatic greeting! At present, the Ambassador has been invited as has often greeted us in prior visits.
Enjoy a short film on the beautiful scenery, culture and people of Barbados.
6) Charity: A portion of Tonight's event will go to help charities assisting children throughout the Caribbean.
7) WIN A TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN: A Drawing will be held where one lucky winner will take home a trip to the Caribbean - Plane and Hotel included!
Suggested Attire: Smart Casual. For example, khakis and sports shirts or summer dresses. No jeans or shorts, but ties and business attire are not necessary. (This is an indoor event.
This event is a 21 and Over Event.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM (EDT) - Add to Calendar
Embassy of Barbados - 2144 Wyoming Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20008 - View Map