UPCOMING EVENTS


What: Film + Reception, “The Long Road to War”

About: As part of the month-long Francophonie Cultural Festival DC, the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia and Smithsonian Associates present “The Long Road to War” (2014, 117 mins., Serbian with English subtitles). “The Long Road to War” is a feature-length cinema documentary about the origins of WWI. Coming from a country that lost over 20% of its population in the Great War, the Serbian director Miloš Škundrić says he was shocked to learn how little he and his generation knew about the reason behind this “seminal catastrophe of the 20th century.”

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: S. Dillion Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC 20560

Link to Event: Facebook


What: To NATO and Beyond: A Conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Radmila Shekerinska

About: On the eve of the 70th anniversary of NATO, membership in the alliance is within reach for North Macedonia. Following the settlement of the longstanding name dispute with Greece, the country has started the NATO accession process. Against this backdrop, The German Marshall Fund of the United States invites you to a conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of North Macedonia Radmila Shekerinska and GMF Senior Fellow Evelyn Farkas to discuss opportunities and challenges that lie ahead on the path to NATO membership and deeper Euro-Atlantic integration. The discussion will explore the next steps for North Macedonia as it seeks to become a full NATO member, and consider how it can advance democratic reforms, while aligning its defense posture and spending targets to meet NATO standards. Moreover, the conversation will look at how NATO allies can work with Skopje to counter malign influences, including Russia, seeking to destabilize North Macedonia and block its ambitious transatlantic integration agenda.

Date: Thursday , March 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Location: The German Marshall Fund,1744 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Link to Event: The German Marshall Fund


What: A Celebration of Women Refugee Entrepreneurs with One Journey

About:  Join One Journey in celebrating women refugee entrepreneurs. On International Women’s Day, March 8th, join us as we celebrate the success, tenacity and resilience of women refugee entrepreneurs. The event features food by women refugee chefs provided by Foodhini, 734 Coffee, music by DJ Bedro, Dancing, an open bar, and inspiring stories from incredible entrepreneurs.
This is a formal cocktail event. Program includes: Entrepreneur introduction, founder engagement, music and a live fundraiser in support of the 2019 One Journey Festival. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Honored Speakers:
John Kluge, Refugee Investment Network
Yasmine Mustafa, ROAR For Good
Vlora Çitaku, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location: Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Link to Event: Eventbrite


What: DUBROVNIK, A SCARRED CITY – The Destruction and Restoration of Dubrovnik 1991-2001

About:  On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Dubrovnik’s inclusion of the World Heritage List and the 20th anniversary of its removal from the List of Endangered Sites, the opening of multimedia exhibition “DUBROVNIK, A SCARRED CITY – The Destruction and Restoration of Dubrovnik 1991-2001”, from authors Julijana Antić Brautović, Mato Brautović and Goran Cvjetinović, The exhibition is organized by the City of Dubrovnik and Embassy of Croatia in Washington D.C. under the auspices of President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

If you are interested to see an exhibition, please send an e-mail to RSVP.Washington@mvep.hr at least one day prior your visit.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Friday, March 8, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Location: Embassy of Croatia to the United States, 2343 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Link to Event:  Facebook


What: Evening at the Embassy of Montenegro with the Ambassador

About:  Join the Ambassador for a special visit to this beautiful embassy filled with unique Balkan charm. Though the country may be small, it filled with medieval villages, incredible beaches, exciting mountainous regions, and some of the most charming people throughout the world. Tonight, the Embassy of Montenegro welcomes us to a special cultural celebration with Montenegrin food, refreshments (with rum), diplomats, music, dancing and much more!

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy of Montenegro, 1610 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Link to Event: Eventbrite


What: Vladimir Pištalo’s Literary Evening

About
: The Orfelin Circle invites you to a literary evening and presentation of Vladimir Pištalo‘s novel “The Sun of This Day: a Letter to Ivo Andrić”. This book is his latest work, published in 2018. Mr. Pištalo is one of the best Serbian contemporary writers. He is a recipient of many literary awards, chief among them the 2008 NIN Literary Award, for the novel “Tesla: A Portrait with Masks”.
Admission is free!

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Location: Busboys and Poets, 450 K St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Link to Event: Facebook


What: Environmental Film Festival: SHORTS PROGRAM – VIEWS FROM KOSOVOAbout: Three short-films focused on Kosovo’s environment including a post-screening discussion feat. Veton Nurkollari (Artistic Director, DokuFest), Leart Rama (Director, The Station), Ferdi Limani (Photographer)
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

Link to Event: Eventbrite


What: Croatian Wine Tasting Fundraiser

About: The Croatian Community in Washington DC, Hrvatska Ura, invites you to take a Croatian wine tasting. Darijo Lehrmajer will give a short presentation on Croatian wines. The event is open to all. This is a great opportunity to bring friends and family to the Croatian Embassy to experience not only Croatian wine and culture but also to help raise funds for Croatian programs, locally and nationally.Each ticket is only $35.00, available only in advance via PayPal using the following link. Please present a printout of your receipt at the event. If you have any questions, please contact us at: sanjahura@gmail.com

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy of Croatia to the United States, 2343 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Link to EventFacebook


What: Concert: Nuit d’amour (Serbia)

About: The prominent Serbian artists Jadranka Jovanovic (mezzo soprano), Biljana Soldo (soprano) and Milica Sekulic (piano) will take you on a musical journey titled “Nuit d’amour” with the selection of the most beautiful French, Serbian and Italian love melodies for piano and voice. The concert program will illustrate the parallel development of art music through different eras, starting from romanticism, impressionism and expressionism, to the modern day and contemporary composers.

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: La Maison Francaise, 4101 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

Link to Event: Facebook


What: Film + Reception, “The Long Road to War”

About: As part of the month-long Francophonie Cultural Festival DC, the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia and Smithsonian Associates present “The Long Road to War” (2014, 117 mins., Serbian with English subtitles). “The Long Road to War” is a feature-length cinema documentary about the origins of WWI. Coming from a country that lost over 20% of its population in the Great War, the Serbian director Miloš Škundrić says he was shocked to learn how little he and his generation knew about the reason behind this “seminal catastrophe of the 20th century.”

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: S. Dillion Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC 20560

Link to Event: Facebook


What: To NATO and Beyond: A Conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Radmila Shekerinska

About: On the eve of the 70th anniversary of NATO, membership in the alliance is within reach for North Macedonia. Following the settlement of the longstanding name dispute with Greece, the country has started the NATO accession process. Against this backdrop, The German Marshall Fund of the United States invites you to a conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of North Macedonia Radmila Shekerinska and GMF Senior Fellow Evelyn Farkas to discuss opportunities and challenges that lie ahead on the path to NATO membership and deeper Euro-Atlantic integration. The discussion will explore the next steps for North Macedonia as it seeks to become a full NATO member, and consider how it can advance democratic reforms, while aligning its defense posture and spending targets to meet NATO standards. Moreover, the conversation will look at how NATO allies can work with Skopje to counter malign influences, including Russia, seeking to destabilize North Macedonia and block its ambitious transatlantic integration agenda.

Date: Thursday , March 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Location: The German Marshall Fund,1744 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, United States

Link to Event: The German Marshall Fund


What: A Celebration of Women Refugee Entrepreneurs with One Journey

About:  Join One Journey in celebrating women refugee entrepreneurs. On International Women’s Day, March 8th, join us as we celebrate the success, tenacity and resilience of women refugee entrepreneurs. The event features food by women refugee chefs provided by Foodhini, 734 Coffee, music by DJ Bedro, Dancing, an open bar, and inspiring stories from incredible entrepreneurs.
This is a formal cocktail event. Program includes: Entrepreneur introduction, founder engagement, music and a live fundraiser in support of the 2019 One Journey Festival. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Honored Speakers:
John Kluge, Refugee Investment Network
Yasmine Mustafa, ROAR For Good
Vlora Çitaku, Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location: Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Link to Event: Eventbrite


What: DUBROVNIK, A SCARRED CITY – The Destruction and Restoration of Dubrovnik 1991-2001

About:  On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Dubrovnik’s inclusion of the World Heritage List and the 20th anniversary of its removal from the List of Endangered Sites, the opening of multimedia exhibition “DUBROVNIK, A SCARRED CITY – The Destruction and Restoration of Dubrovnik 1991-2001”, from authors Julijana Antić Brautović, Mato Brautović and Goran Cvjetinović, The exhibition is organized by the City of Dubrovnik and Embassy of Croatia in Washington D.C. under the auspices of President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović and the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

If you are interested to see an exhibition, please send an e-mail to RSVP.Washington@mvep.hr at least one day prior your visit.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019 – Friday, March 8, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Location: Embassy of Croatia to the United States, 2343 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Link to Event:  Facebook



What: Evening at the Embassy of Montenegro with the Ambassador

About:  Join the Ambassador for a special visit to this beautiful embassy filled with unique Balkan charm. Though the country may be small, it filled with medieval villages, incredible beaches, exciting mountainous regions, and some of the most charming people throughout the world. Tonight, the Embassy of Montenegro welcomes us to a special cultural celebration with Montenegrin food, refreshments (with rum), diplomats, music, dancing and much more!

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy of Montenegro, 1610 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

Link to Event: Eventbrite




What
: Environmental Film Festival: SHORTS PROGRAM – VIEWS FROM KOSOVO
About: Three short-films focused on Kosovo’s environment including a post-screening discussion feat. Veton Nurkollari (Artistic Director, DokuFest), Leart Rama (Director, The Station), Ferdi Limani (Photographer)
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

Link to Event: Eventbrite


What: Croatian Wine Tasting Fundraiser

About: The Croatian Community in Washington DC, Hrvatska Ura, invites you to take a Croatian wine tasting. Darijo Lehrmajer will give a short presentation on Croatian wines. The event is open to all. This is a great opportunity to bring friends and family to the Croatian Embassy to experience not only Croatian wine and culture but also to help raise funds for Croatian programs, locally and nationally.Each ticket is only $35.00, available only in advance via PayPal using the following link. Please present a printout of your receipt at the event. If you have any questions, please contact us at: sanjahura@gmail.com

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Embassy of Croatia to the United States, 2343 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC

Link to EventFacebook



What
: Concert: Nuit d’amour (Serbia)

About: The prominent Serbian artists Jadranka Jovanovic (mezzo soprano), Biljana Soldo (soprano) and Milica Sekulic (piano) will take you on a musical journey titled “Nuit d’amour” with the selection of the most beautiful French, Serbian and Italian love melodies for piano and voice. The concert program will illustrate the parallel development of art music through different eras, starting from romanticism, impressionism and expressionism, to the modern day and contemporary composers.

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: La Maison Francaise, 4101 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

Link to Event: Facebook