Embassy of Sri Lanka Dinner Reception: Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lanka.
Enjoy a delightful evening of Sri Lanka cuisine, culture, and hospitality and discover one of the world's finest and most exotic travel destinations as you meet other internationally-minded ICDC members and staff at the Embassy.

Event Date

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Sri Lanka
3025 Whitehaven Street NW
Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested.

Event Description

The International Club of DC cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a very special evening at the Embassy of Sri Lanka. The evening includes an authentic dinner buffet of Sri Lankan delicacies prepared by the embassy chef along with the opportunity to learn about Sri Lanka, its people, geography, history, and culture.

The evening begins with welcome remarks about Sri Lanka’s culture, geography, trade, and tourism. Afterwards you will be invited to feast on a buffet of authentic Sri Lankan delicacies along with world renowned Ceylon Tea. The evening also provides you with the opportunity to meet diplomatic personnel at the embassy as well as International Club of DC members in attendance. Don't miss this opportunity to discover one of the world's most exotic travel destinations and a tropical island paradise.

Please note that if the Ambassador is called away for official business, the Deputy Chief of Mission will welcome you to the Embassy of Sri Lanka.

:::: Authentic Sri Lankan Dinner Buffet (May Change)

Vegetable Biryani
A sumptuous dish prepared with rice, vegetable oil, vegetables and spices.

Chicken Curry
Tender chicken cooked in coconut milk with spices.

Cashew Curry
Spicy Sri Lankan dish of cashews cooked in an exotic assortment of Sri Lankan spices.

Coconut Sambol
A Sri Lankan delicacy prepared with grated coconut, onions, chili, and lime juice.

Fried Egg Curry
Fried boiled eggs prepared with coconut milk and tropical spices.

Dhall(Lentil) Curry
Lentils cooked with garlic and tropical spices.

Sri Lankan Vegetable Salad
A very tasty salad of tropical vegetables with olive oil dressing

:::: Dessert:

Wattalappam
A dessert similar to caramel pudding, made with eggs,  coconut syrup, coconut milk, and nutmeg. A delectable Sri Lankan delicacy!

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 Sri Lanka. Kindly note that though there will be limited seating, the event is not presented as a seated function.

Tickets

  $65.00 - Discounted ticket for ICDC MEMBERS:
Discounted tickets are available for a limited time. Join us to enjoy a dinner buffet reception of Sri Lankan delicacies and discover the tropical island paradise of Sri Lanka, one of the world’s most exotic travel destinations.

$75.00 - General Admission ticket for ICDC MEMBERS:
Join us to enjoy a dinner buffet reception of Sri Lankan delicacies and discover the tropical island paradise of Sri Lanka, one of the world’s most exotic travel destinations.


Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable.

Event Agenda (May change)

7:00 PM Admission Commences

Welcome Remarks
Discover the Tropical Island Paradise of Sri Lankan: Presentation
Sri Lankan Dinner Reception

9:00 PM Event Concludes

Map/Parking

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the Embassy of Sri Lanka. Due to very limited parking Uber or other transportation option is very highly recommended.

Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.