A Taste of the Arab World
This three-part mini-immersion takes you on a culinary journey into the various regions of the Arab world, learning about the food, land, the people, and the culture of each region.
- Feb. 28 - Mar. 14, 2009
- South Opera Tier Lounge
- 5 hours
- $100.00 - $240.00
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Each Saturday of the ARABESQUE: Arts of the Arab World festival, this mini-immersion takes you on a culinary journey into the cultures of Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Yemen. Your journey begins at the Kennedy Center with a lecture about the land, the people, and the culture of each region. Next, visit embassies and Ambassador's residences where you will hear the music, taste the cuisine, and explore the arts of each of the featured countries.
--Session 1, Feb. 28: First course at the Residence of H.E. Antoine Chedid, Ambassador of the Republic of Lebanon; second course at the Residence of H.E. Imad Moustapha, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic.
--Session 2, Mar. 7: First course at the Residence of H.E. Aziz Mekouar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco; second course at the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
--Session 3, Mar. 14: First course at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; second course at the Residence of H.E. Abdulwahab Abdulla Al-Hajjri, Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen.
Event timing: Approximately 5 hours. Please note: Transportation will be provided to and from each event.
Patrons may purchase the complete three-part series at a discounted price, or any individual Saturday session at single ticket prices. Series is not available online; please call Instant Charge at (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324 or go to the Box Office to purchase the series.
A Performance Plus™ Presentation