1621 22nd Street
District Of Columbia
Once a staunch communist nation on the opposite side of the Iron Curtain, Bulgaria is now a Member of NATO and a close friend of the United States. Tonight, join Bulgarian diplomats and your fellow Young Professionals as we step onto foreign soil to sample a country rich in culture and history.
Your very special evening features:
1. BULGARIAN CUISINE:
Enjoy a heavy buffet of native Bulgarian food:
*Shopska Salad(Tomato,Cucumbers,Peppers and Feta cheese)
*Banitsa(Phillo pie stuffed with feta cheese)
*Mini Vine Sarmi(Vine leaves stuffed with rice)
*Sarmi(Stuffed Cabbage with beef
*Skara(Grilled Pork patties and grilled skinless pork sausages)-We can do the patties with beef also
*Dessert(Baklava, Assorted cookies and petit pastry)
2. BULGARIAN BAR, with SPECIAL RARE WINES:
Enjoy a sampling of traditional Bulgarian libations including wine, beer and non alcoholic beverages. Tonight, the embassy will have special wine not readily available in the U.S.
3. BULGARIAN MUSICAL PRESENTATION:
Tonight, we will enjoy a special live Bulgarian musical presentation that will take us to the heart of this wonderful country.
4. DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet the senior diplomats as talk and answer questions about Bulgaria. We hope, as last year, the new ambassador will be spending the evening with us as well.
5. IMAGES FROM BULGARIA
Discover the historical and artistic highlights of Bulgaria – the more you see, the more you’ll seek! (including paintings, posters, and a video screening of Bulgaria)
6. BULGARIAN FILM:
A new short cultural film highlighting the streets, the countryside, the food, the people, and the history will be presented for the first time tonight!