BLACK TIE FIESTA AT THE MEXICAN EMBASSY (MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE). Sat, April 23, 2022 @ 08:15PM To Sat, April 23, 2022 @ 11:45PM
BLACK TIE FIESTA AT THE MEXICAN EMBASSY (Mexican Cultural Institute)
Sat, April 23, 2022 @ 08:15PM To Sat, April 23, 2022 @ 11:45PM
Mexican Cultural Institute (Embassy's Cultural Center) 2829 16th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia
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The Majesty of Mexico City
The Charm of Acapulco
The Excitement of Cancun
The Mysteries of Guadalajara
On Saturday night, April 23rd, be transported into a world filled with the wonders of the Mayan legends and the beauty of Cancun’s beaches as TTD invites you to step onto Mexican soil for an upscale cultural evening. Put on your best dresses and tuxedos as we spend a royal evening in this multi-roomed, multi-leveled Mexican Cultural palace filled with rich art, history, music, dance, food, drink, and much more!
The Embassy’s Cultural Center is a unique and beautiful building, one of the best of its kind in the world. It contains several large floors, each displaying the charms of the different regions of our neighbor to the south. Beautiful gardens, city nightclubs, historic palaces, art galleries, and much more await you inside!
LIVE MEXICAN DANCE SHOW AND MARIACHI BAND: Experience a live costumed Mariachi troupe with music and dancing. Its members have origins from all over Mexico and other parts of Latin America. The traditional mariachi ensemble emerged in the 1800s in several western states of Mexico, including Jalisco, Nayarit, Colima, and Michoacán. It is found at weddings, birthdays, Saint’s Day celebrations, rural dances, and many other social occasions. The spirit of celebration is recreated through its music and dancing.
Special dancers will be on hand to perform and teach traditional Mexican dancing, in addition to performing an amazing, authentic Mariachi dance performance with traditional costumes!
DJ AND LATE-NIGHT DANCING: One of Washington, D.C.’s best D.J.s will rival the best nightclubs in Cancun with both American and Mexican pop music and dancing. Includes modern high energy, Retro, Salsa, today’s top 40 hits, and much more!
MEXICAN BUFFET: Challenge your taste buds with an authentic Mexican buffet. Featuring: crispy and soft tacos; Mexican rice refried beans; pico de gallo; chips and salsa; spinach quesadillas; cheese quesadillas; enchiladas; flan and tres leches; and chile con queso dip. (Menu subject to change to equal or more substantial-quality).
Enjoy an open bar featuring a wide array of Mexican beers, wines, and, of course, Tequila!
ART GALLERIES OF THE MEXICAN CULTURAL CENTER:
As you tour these incredible grounds, you will encounter a special art gallery.
Meet members of the Institute and learn more about our neighbors to the south during a special welcome.
WIN A TRIP TO MEXICO: A special drawing will take place for all attendees as one person will win hotel accommodations and plane to Mexico!
NOTE: YOU MUST BE 21 or OVER TO ATTEND
Black Tie Optional. Minimum of Suit & Tie for Men, Cocktail Dresses for Women Casual wear, jeans or sneakers prohibited.