The International Club of DC, with the cooperation of the Embassy of Bulgaria, cordially requests the pleasure of your company for an enchanting evening of Bulgarian culture, wine, and cuisine at the Embassy of Bulgaria. Discover Bulgaria and the culture of a civilization spanning a thousand years. Come by yourself or with friends for a wonderful opportunity to discover Bulgaria through all your senses!
:: Authentic dinner buffet feast of Bulgarian Delicacies
:: Taste Bulgarian wine served at the open bar
:: Meet other internationally-minded professionals
:: Learn about travel to Bulgaria
:: Meet the embassy staff
The evening includes welcome remarks and an overview of Bulgaria, Bulgarian culture, geography, and tourism. Feast on a buffet of traditional Bulgarian delicacies prepared especially for you by the embassy caterer along with wine served at the open bar. This is also a great opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Space is limited.
Enjoy a Dinner Buffet of Traditional Bulgarian Delicacies (Menu subject to change)
Bulgarian cheese and spinach pies.
Bulgarian feta cheese and Bulgarian bread.
Uniquely Bulgarian delicacy of roasted Peppers, tomatoes, carrot, onions, condiments, & eggplant.
Bulgarian Shepherd's Salad (vegetables and tomatoe salad topped with crumbled feta cheese).
Wine Kebab with Veal
Mixed pork and vegetable stew.
Bulgarian Grilled Meat
Bulgarian ground pork spiced patties, called “kebapcheta” and “kyufteta”
Feta Cheese (Bulgarian SIRENE) Stuffed Peppers
Presented with "Sarmi" rice along with ground meat stuffed vine leaves
Chocolate Cheesecakes and Apricot Roll
Bulgarian Art Exhibition
Renowned Bulgarian artist Petya Ilieva will present an exhibition of her work interpreting Bulgarian folk motifs by the means of painting.
The exhibition highlights a specific part of the intangible cultural heritage of Bulgaria.
Petya Ilieva will give a brief talk on traditional Bulgarian ornaments, motifs, shapes and colors of national costumes, carpets and household textiles, thus revealing in an accessible way Bulgaria’s rich folklore heritage.
Please note that the event is presented for you to walk around the embassy, meet ICDC members, as well as embassy staff during the dinner reception, as you discover Bulgaria. Kindly note that though there will be limited seating, the event is not presented as a seated function. The event will be presented rain, shine, or snow and event details are subject to change.