You can leave your passport at home and visit the European Union directly in Washington, DC, as more than two dozen embassies open their doors.
The EU Open Day returns on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food, culture, entertainment and more. The visit is free. Some embassies may require you to wear a mask or show proof of vaccination.
The embassies of Austria in Spain and of Ireland in Slovenia participate. Here are the details on the programming of each embassy.
Say Hello and good day west of Georgetown at the German Embassy, which is co-hosting its open day with France. Expect a piece of the Berlin Wall, representatives of the military, music and a family environment.
At the Hungarian Embassy, enjoy folk music concerts, children’s storytelling, dance lessons and Hungarian cuisine tastings.
The Italian Embassy will highlight beloved foods like ice cream as well as the country’s recycling and sustainability efforts.
The European Union Embassy will also have a special way of showing its support for Ukraine.
Tommy McFly from The Scene will be giving exclusive tours of several embassies all this week on News4 Today.