Thursday, August 30 at 7 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
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:
Cheese Stuffed Peppers
Sarmi -Stuffed wine lives with Ground Beef/yogurt
Dessert: Sweet cheese pie, assorted Pettit 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 AND DANCE PRESENTATION:
Tonight, we welcome native Bulgarian music and dance performers who will showcase native, Bulgarian dances and music
4. DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
Meet the senior diplomats as talk and answer questions about Bulgaria. We hope, as last year, the 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!