Embassy of Bulgaria Dinner Feast and celebration of Bulgarian Culture with the Ambassador of Bulgaria
Enjoy an enchanting evening of Bulgarian culture as you meet other internationally-minded professionals. Discover Bulgaria and the culture of a civilization spanning a thousand years.

Event Date

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Bulgaria
1621 22nd Street NW

Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested. The event will be presented rain, shine or snow and we look forward to welcoming you to the Embassy of Bulgaria regardless of the weather.

Event Description

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.

Ovcharska Salata
Bulgarian Shepherd's Salad (vegetables and tomatoe salad topped with crumbled feta cheese).

Wine Kebab with Veal

Monastery Gyuvech
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.


  $65.00 - Discounted ticket for ICDC MEMBERS:
Discounted tickets are available for a limited time. Join us to enjoy a dinner reception and cultural presentation at the Embassy of Bulgaria.

$75.00 - General Admission ticket for ICDC MEMBERS:
Join us to enjoy a dinner reception and cultural presentation at the Embassy of Bulgaria.

Event Agenda (May change)

7:00 PM Admission Commences

Welcome Remarks
Dinner Reception
Sample Bulgarian cuisine and wine

9:00 PM Event Concludes

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