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Around the World Embassy Tour

Date & Time

May 6
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Copy of ARTWET flyer for SQCC (1)

About the Event

On Saturday, May 6, the Sultanate of Oman & Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center joins more than fifty embassies during Around the World Embassy Tour beginning at 10 a.m.


Passport DC runs from May 1 through 31 and offers an outstanding array of cultural activities presented at embassy open houses, street festivals, performing arts venues, museums and special receptions throughout the District.


For a complete list of participating embassies, as well as a map and a guide to activities, go to https://passportdc.stqry.app/, and be part of the conversation using #PassportDC on your favorite social media channels.


“Events DC’s Around the World Embassy Tour and Passport DC attract nearly 27,000 attendees each year and allow the diplomatic community to highlight the very best of their home countries,” said Events DC President and CEO Angie M. Gates. “Washington, DC is a world-class destination for many reasons. With such a high concentration of embassies, locals and tourists have an unparalleled opportunity to experience a wide range of local, national and international traditions from around the globe. I love that we can benefit from each other for inspiration and creativity in so many ways—art, cuisine, fashion, dance, music and so much more.”  


This year, guests who visit SQCC can expect 3 floors filled with activities, crafts, and learning for an interactive cultural exchange like none other. Admission is free.


Other Passport DC Signature Events include:

  • Flower Mart at National Cathedral: Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6
  • European Union Open House: Saturday, May 13
  • Fiesta Asia Street Fair, Saturday, May 20


Go to https://passportdc.stqry.app  to see a full map of participating embassies. Go to www.sqcc.org to learn more about Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center.



The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is dedicated to educating the people of the United States and Oman about the breadth and richness of our two cultures. SQCC promotes mutual respect and understanding between our nations and strives to educate a new generation of culturally sensitive and knowledgeable citizens in each society. Through outreach programs, scholarships, lectures, educational resources, cultural partnerships, and our Cultural Center in Washington, DC, SQCC brings the culture, history, and heritage of our nations to audiences in the US and abroad.



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