Having been recently redecorated, the Ambassador and all the diplomats of Nicaragua are proud and excited to officially welcome you to the Embassy. Take in the beauty and excitement of Nicaragua, without ever boarding a plane. Step onto foreign soil as we invite you to experience an energetic, culturally magnificent Central American nation at the Embassy of Nicaragua. Through the food, drink, music, diplomats and other cultural aspects of the evening, we’ll experience the rich customs of the multiple regions of Nicaragua.
1) Diplomatic Greeting by the Ambassador
Meet and hear from Ambassador Francisco Campbell and meet leading Nicaraguan diplomats from the embassy and several diplomatic staff, who will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
2) OPEN BAR: Nicaraguan Drinks, including Run and Macua
Enjoy a variety of wines, beers and non alcoholic drinks from the surrounding areas. In addition, the ambassador will be contributing special Nicaraguan rum, not easy to find in the United States. In addition, we will be preparing a special sampling of its famous signature drink of Nicaragua – Macua.
3) Nicaraguan food
Enjoy a full buffet of Nicaraguan food, including:
Curtido de Repollo (Pickled Cabbage Salad)
Buñuelos de Yuca y Queso (Yuca and Cheese Fritters)
Maduro en gloria (fried, sweet plantains)
Achiote-Marinated Grilled Chicken
Carne Enchorizada Nicaraguense (“Sausage” Beef Nicaraguan Style)
Atolillo (Simple Custard)
4) Nicaraguan Art
Marvel at the special painting, figurines and architecture of this special embassy. History and culture fill the walls that will make you feel as if you were touring a museum in Managua itself.
A special film highlighting the beauty and culture of Nicaragua will be on continuous play throughout the event
MASKS: Masks are not required if you are vaccinated. If you're not vaccinated, masks are strongly recommended and you acknowledge the risk that you are taking is against our advice.
As this will be our first event at an embassy since the pandemic, we are limiting attendance to 50%.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Embassy of Nicaragua in Washington, D.C., Washington D.C., DC 20009, Washington, United States