Croatian Embassy Christmas and Holiday Celebration
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Croatian Embassy Christmas and Holiday Celebration

Croatian Embassy Christmas and Holiday Celebration

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Embassy of Croatia

2343 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20008

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Celebrate Christmas, Chanukah and the holiday season in one of Europe's hottest and most beautiful treasures is hitting the world scene again. Step onto foreign soil and experience a land of beauty, culture, charm, majesty and much more at a very special evening at the Embassy of Croatia.

In actuality, the holiday seaosn begins on December 13th in Croatia - St. Lucy's Day. This marks the beginning of gift exchange. This holiday commemorates Saint Lucy, a 3rd-century martyr under the Diocletianic Persecution who according to legend brought food and aid to people hiding in the catacombs using a candle-lit wreath to "light her way and leave her hands free to carry as much food as possible". (Wikipedia)

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1) CROATIAN DINNER:

Enjoy a buffet of favorite Croatian delicacies and desserts professionally catered, inclduing:

Croatian Octopus salad

Croatian potato salad with onions

Traditional Dalmatian *pašticada“

Pasta with Truffles

Dessert: Cupavci


2) CROATIAN WINE TASTING & BAR:

Sample a variety of Croatian wines and beers (as well as non alcoholic refreshments).

3) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:

Meet other diplomats from Croatia.


4) LIVE CROATIAN HOLIDAY MUSIC

Native croatians will play holiday music wth songs and traiditions of the celebrations that occur throughout Croatia.

4) CROATIA FILM:

See the beautiful lands, culture and people of Croatia as we preview a film prepared by the embassy.


5) CROATIA ART:

Enjoy an array of paintings and other artifacts on display throughout the embassy.


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2343 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest

Washington, DC 20008

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