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)
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,
Manti (pumpkin, onion, flour)
Kazan Kabab (potato, meat)
Vegetarian pilav (rice,carrot,onions,apricot,nuts)
Chocolate, dried apricot, dried plum
Juice, water, sparkling water, soda, tea, coffee
Wine and vodka
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.