Saudi Embassy Participates in Passport DC

May 1, 2013

The Saudi Embassy will participate in the annual Passport DC Around the World Embassy Tour this Saturday, May 4 to share Saudi culture through a variety of activities, exhibits and performances.

“The Embassy is pleased to participate in Passport DC for the fifth consecutive year,” said Saudi Ambassador Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir. “This event gives us the opportunity to share our traditions with local visitors and residents in hopes of providing a greater cultural understanding of Saudi Arabia.”

From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. visitors will have a chance to experience Saudi Arabia through a variety of activities and traditional cuisine. Among the many activities, guests will have the opportunity to get their pictures taken in traditional Saudi clothing, their hands decorated with henna and have their names written in Arabic calligraphy. A traditional lunch will be served from 12 p.m.to 2 p.m., while Saudi coffee and dates will be available throughout the day.