Do you enjoy all things Caribbean? I do! If you are in DC don’t miss out on this event taking place on Saturday, October 03, 2015 from 08:30 PM to 11:30 PM.
Location: Organization of American States
200 17th St NW, ,Washington, DC, (Directions)
Early bird tickets are $74 and proceeds will be donated to the Bahamas Crisis Center.
All information is available at Embassy Experiences
A buffet menu of an array of native dishes representing countries throughout the Caribbean will challenge and delight your palates. Full menu will be announced shortly, but expect at the very least: Caribbean Chicken; Island Fish; Creole Rice – Pigeon Peas and Rice; Rasta Pasta- Vegetarian; Fried Plantains; Caribbean Sweet Delights.
CARIBBEAN OPEN BAR
This evening, we will pair off regional wines, beers, and Rum located throughout the Caribbean! Several Rums and cocktails are also being donated specially by various Caribbean embassies.
LIVE REGGAE/CALYPSO ISLAND BAND
Join us for the live Soca music of one of the hottest and most well-known reggae/calypso/island bands around! Playing multi Caribbean style music, they will take us on a fantastic musical journey as we dance to their special Island music, participate in a limbo contest, and recreate an island atmosphere! A favorite among the Ambassadors and Caribbean Embassies throughout the area, tonight they put on a show you will never forget!
Featuring what we hope will be the largest Limbo Contest in the OAS’ and Washington’s History.
LIVE CUBAN STYLE SALSA with DANCE LESSONS & DEMONSTRATION
As relations with Cuba become stronger, it might not be long until many of us start vacationing there. So, we need to prepare! Tonight, we will host a live band playing Salsa – with a special Caribbean and Cuban Touch!
Before we begin with the Salsa dancing, local dance experts will be on hand to give a basic or refresher course in exciting Latin dance moves! Impress your friends and family (and other new friends you make tonight) as you practice and challenge your new moves to the music of the hottest Salsa band in the city. In addition, our Salsa masters will put on a special expert dance presentation to embrace the Salsa of the Caribbean Countries!
Various Ambassadors and other high ranking diplomats of Caribbean countries will be invited and are expected to attend. Talk with many representatives of the Caribbean countries and learn about their culture, their economy, history, travel opportunities and you can further develop closer friendships and opportunities with them.
WIN A TRIP TO THE CARIBBEAN
One lucky person will win plane and overnight stay to a Caribbean Country.
Proceeds from each ticket will help to benefit The Bahamas Crisis Centre! This charity is a private, non-profit organization located in Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas that is dedicated to the provision of free counselling services to men, women and children who are experiencing sexual, physical or emotional abuse, marital or relationship problems. A website for the charity is : http://www.bahamascrisiscentre.org