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More Than 60 Embassies to Welcome Thousands of Visitors during Around the World Embassy Tour on May 6, 2023
Jan Du Plain - Du Plain Global Enterprises Jan Du Plain - Du Plain Global Enterprises
Washington, DC
Thursday, April 27, 2023

Passport DC by Events DC

Contact: Sheena Pegarido, 202.559.4431, spegarido@linksp.comChristy Goodman, cgoodman@eventsdc.com 


WASHINGTON (April 27, 2023)Members of DC's diplomatic community are preparing to open embassy doors for thousands of visitors during Aroundthe World Embassy Tour on Saturday, May 6, 2023.


One of DC's greatest spring traditions is back and is bigger than ever, with more than 60 embassies — a record for this event — participating. Events DC produces the event, which is part of Passport DC, the District's month-long cultural celebration.


During Around the World Embassy Tour, participants travel the world and are treated to food, fashion, music, art and more, as each embassy showcases some of the best their countries have to offer. Nearly 27,000 visitors attend each year, and this year, 10 embassies are participating for the first time.


An opening VIP reception will be held at the Embassy of the People's Republic of China. It will be held at 9:30 a.m. at 3505 International Place NW, featuring traditional cultural performances.


For an up-to-date list of participating embassies, visit https://eventsdc.com/around-world-embassy-tour.

Admission is free, but some embassies may ask to see a government-issued ID. 

WHAT: Around the World Embassy Tour

WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 2023; Participating embassies will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

WHERE: Go to https://passportdc.stqry.app/ to see a full map of participating embassies, which are located throughout Embassy Row, Dupont Circle, Downtown, Georgetown and Van Ness.

MEDIA: Media covering the event may apply for a credential to receive access to the embassies and spokespersons. The application must be completed no later than May 3. To inquire about interviews with representatives from Events DC, participating embassies or cultural organizations, please contact Sheena Pegarido at 202.559.4431 or spegarido@linksp.com



Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, delivers premier event services and flexible venues across the nation's capital. Leveraging the power of a world-class destination and creating amazing attendee experiences, Events DC generates economic and community benefits through the attraction and promotion of business, athletic, entertainment and cultural activities. Events DC oversees the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, an anchor of the District's hospitality and tourism economy that hosts more than 1.7 million visitors and generates more than $400 million annually in direct economic impact and the historic Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square. Events DC manages the RFK Stadium-Armory Campus (RFK Campus), including Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Festival Grounds at RFK Campus, the non-military functions of the DC Armory and the Skate Park at RFK Stadium. Stay current on the 190-acre RFK Campus Redevelopment Project at www.RFKFields.com. Events DC also built and serves as landlord for Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified major professional sports stadium in the United States. Events DC manages Gateway DC, R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center and Entertainment & Sports Arena all conveniently located in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC. For more information, please visit www.eventsdc.com and find us on social media – Facebook, Instagram and YouTube (Events DC), and Twitter (@TheEventsDC) — and on our new hub for live and on-demand event programming on GATHER by Events DC at www.gatherbyeventsdc.com






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