Embassy of Uzbekistan Dinner Feast of Uzbek Delicacies by Embassy Chef and Music Performance: An Evening of Uzbek Art, Cuisine, and Culture
Enjoy a delightful evening of culture, cuisine, & art at the Embassy of Uzbekistan. Learn about the rich history and culture of Uzbekistan with welcome remarks by the Ambassador of Uzbekistan.
We are completely sold out. No additional tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance.

Event Date

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Uzbekistan
1746 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington DC 20036

Requested Attire

Business or cocktail attire requested.

Event Description

The International Club of DC, in cooperation with the Embassy of Uzbekistan,
invites you to

A Magnificent Celebration of Uzbek Art, Music, Culture & Cuisine
in Commemoration of the Independence Day of Uzbekistan

Welcome remarks by the Ambassador Uzbekistan,
His Excellency, Ambassador H.E. Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov
~ Special dinner reception of Uzbek delicacies prepared by the embassy chef
~ Rare treat of a performance by musicians from Uzbekistan.

Join us to experience Uzbek culture, cuisine, and hospitality at the Embassy of Uzbekistan, one of the most magnificent and ornate embassies in Washington DC.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience a very special reception and cultural presentation at the Embassy of Uzbekistan as you enjoy an evening of Uzbek culture and cuisine along with the opportunity to meet the embassy staff as well as other ICDC members with an interest in international cultures. 

Presentation of National Music and Culture
The evening features a brief speech by His Excellency, Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States along with a presentation of national music from Uzbekistan giving you insight into Uzbekistan including its thousand years old cities, people, culture, and customs. Leading musicians and singers from Uzbekistan are invited to perform to make for a very special and memorable evening. 

Question and Answer Session with Ambassador and Embassy Staff 
Feel free to ask anything you ever wanted to know about customs, lifestyle, politics in Uzbekistan in the Question and Answer Session following the Ambassador’s speech. 

Traditional Uzbek Dinner Buffet
Please join us for a traditional Uzbek Buffet prepared by the Embassy's chef. The dinner buffet of Uzbek culinary delights will be presented after the cultural presentation. Uzbek cuisine represents some of the finest culinary delicacies from Central Asia with delectable dishes such as plov, manti, shurpa, shashlik, lagman, and samsa. Also enjoy a selection of fresh fruit along with Uzbek desserts. An assortment of wines, fruit juices, water, and soda will also be served. Menu selections subject to change.

Caprese salad  (tomato, mozzarello, arugula, pesto sauce)
Greek salad (tomato cherry, cucumber, feta cheese, lettuce)      

Assorted bread

Warm Sides
Samsa with meat (flour, meat, onion, butter)
Samsa with spinach (flour, onion, spinach, butter, cheese)
Vegetable slicing with cheese in assortment (mini peppers, celery, cheese, 
dill, cilantro)

Main Dishes
Pilav (rice,carrot,onions,meat)
Manti (pumpkin, onion, flour)
Kazan Kabab (potato, meat)
Vegetarian pilav (rice,carrot,onions,apricot,nuts)

Assorted fruits
Chocolate, dried apricot, dried plum

Juice, water, sparkling water, soda, tea, coffee
Wine and vodka

Uzbek Art
The evening also presents a wonderful opportunity to tour the embassy’s rare collection of beautiful paintings and art pieces. Discover the traditions of Uzbekistan, combined with the rich history, cultural heritage, delicious cuisine, and above all, warm and friendly people.

Space is limited and we expect this event to be immensely popular so please make your reservations early.

Please note that the event is presented as a stand-up buffet dinner reception so you can walk around the embassy to enjoy various facets of the event and not as a seated function. If you have any special considerations, please let us know in advance so we may assist you.

We are completely sold out. No additional tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance.


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Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable. The current ticket prices are listed above. Please note that ticket prices are subject to increase as we approach the commencement of the event and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early, as space is limited.

The International Club of DC Thanks Our Sponsors


Event Agenda (May change)

7:00 PM Admission commences
9:15 PM Event concludes


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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.