• French Embassy New Year's Dance Soiree in Paris with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons along with French Wine, Champagne and Dessert on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Library of Congress Guided Tour on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM
  • A Night in Havana - Dance the night away to a Latin band with salsa lessons on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • French Embassy Holiday Gala: A Magical Evening of French Wine and Desserts with Viennese Music & Dance on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Movie Award Ceremony Viewing Party: A Fashionable Evening of Socializing and a Live Screening of the Oscars Awards Ceremony on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM
  • Holiday Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM
  • Tour of the US Capitol on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 12:30 PM
  • Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard Intercontinental: DC's Premier and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 7:45 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM
  • French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM
  • Embassy of Latvia Evening of Latvian Culture and Dinner Reception on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 PM
  • Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 11:30 AM

We are Washington’s premier organization for internationally-minded professionals who enjoy international cultural experiences. In partnership with over 80 embassies, along with museums and other cultural organizations in Washington DC, we present a variety of private cultural and networking events for our membership in the DC area. Our events are presented with the goal of helping members share cultural experiences and meet likeminded individuals. We warmly invite you to join us as we venture out to discover your city and your world!

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French Embassy Holiday Gala: A Magical Evening of French Wine and Desserts with Viennese Music & Dance

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM: You are invited to the French Embassy to indulge in a magical Holiday Gala. Join us on your own or with friends at the French Embassy, one of the grandest diplomatic venues in DC, for an unforgettable gala evening and celebration of French wine and desserts along with Viennese music and dance. A partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend, as Viennese Waltz lessons will be offered just before the ball. Enjoy a night of dancing to our the Salon Orchestra of Washington performing the world’s favorite Strauss waltzes along with ballroom music from around the world. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us. Reserve your tickets now.

The ball was a wonderful elegant event that seemed like a dream! We look forward to attending again next year! Thanks for organizing it... you did a superb job!

Marian (Attendee of Viennese Ball)


Embassy of Sweden Gala

ICDC Members enjoyed a candlelit evening on the eve of Santa Lucia at the Swedish Embassy, in the heart of Georgetown. A unique and unforgettable gala of Swedish holiday traditions, music, and dance was enjoyed by all.

Chocolate and Wine Tasting Feast

We enjoyed a fun-filled evening combining the most exquisite chocolate of the world with fine wine from Spain. Our chocolate tastings are a wonderful opportunity to indulge in a delectable feast to please your palate as you share the experience with us and make new friends. We hope to see you at our next chocolate tasting.

Upcoming Events


Tour of the US Capitol - Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 12:30 PM


Explore the exterior architectural majesty of Union Station, Library of Congress, and the Supreme Court, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol. Join us for a special private tour of the exterior architecture of the eastern National Mall, culminating in a tour of the US Capitol interior. The tour starts at Union Station, where you will enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings -- one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture. Also discover the awe-inspiring interior of the Capitol featuring a majestic mural depicting great heroes in American history. Our museum & gallery tours are some of our most popular events and frequently sell out well in advance. Reserve your tickets now.

Holiday Chocolate Feast in Spain: Exquisite Chocolates and Truffles Masterfully Paired with Cava, Red, and White Wines from Spain - Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM


Celebrate the holidays with a fun-filled evening to feast on exquisite chocolate and truffles masterfully paired with cava, red, and white wine from Spain for a match made in heaven! Whether you come on your own or with friends, indulge in a delectable feast to please your palate as you share the experience with us and make new friends at our intimate chocolate studio!  Start your evening with a refreshing glass of Cava Rosé, and enjoy a flight of cava, white and red wines, while learning about how to choose your next bottle of fine wine. The “DC Wine Guys” from Tradewinds promise to show off how easy it is to understand and appreciate Spanish wine.  The evening would not be complete without the usual pairing of The Chocolate House's masterful selection of premium fine chocolates for tasting, as well as 3 world class chocolate truffles made by artisan chocolatiers. Our chocolate tastings frequently sell out well in advance as space is limited. Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky - Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7:30 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Art Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music in a Tribute to Tchaikovsky. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time.  Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Holiday Gala: A Magical Evening of French Wine and Desserts with Viennese Music & Dance - Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM


You are invited to the French Embassy to indulge in a magical Holiday Gala. Join us on your own or with friends at the French Embassy, one of the grandest diplomatic venues in DC, for an unforgettable gala evening and celebration of French wine and desserts along with Viennese music and dance. A partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend, as Viennese Waltz lessons will be offered just before the ball. Enjoy a night of dancing to our the Salon Orchestra of Washington performing the world’s favorite Strauss waltzes along with ballroom music from around the world. You do not need a date to attend as we expect both singles and couples to join us. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Uzbekistan Dinner Feast of Uzbek Delicacies by Embassy Chef - Discover Uzbek Culture and Art - Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC, in cooperation with the Embassy of Uzbekistan, invites you to a very special evening at the Embassy of Uzbekistan. Your evening begins with welcome remarks by His Excellency, Ambassador Javlon Vakhabov, the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States along with a presentation of Uzbek culture giving you insight into Uzbekistan including its thousand years old cities, people, culture, and customs. Afterwards indulge in a special dinner reception of Uzbek delicacies prepared by the embassy chef. Join us to experience Uzbek art, culture, cuisine, and hospitality at the Embassy of Uzbekistan, one of the most magnificent and ornate embassies in Washington DC. Space is limited and we expect this event to be immensely popular so please make your reservations early Reserve your tickets now.

A Night in Havana - Dance the night away to a Latin band with salsa lessons - Friday, December 27, 2019 at 7:00 PM


Experience a Night in Havana to the sounds of the Latin band Grupo Quimbao performing music for a night of dancing and socializing with salsa lessons offered at the beginning. Join us on your own or with friends to be immersed in a cultural experience of music and dance at the Embassy Row Hotel, One of DC's premiere boutique hotels in the heart of Dupont Circle.

As you meet other guests, enjoy Mojitos, Cuba Libre, and other hand-crafted signature cocktails available for purchase. Experience an unforgettable evening of networking and socializing with sounds of Havana as you dance to a Latin band. Join us at 7:00 PM to relax and meet other guests as we show you how to dance salsa or join us after 8:00 PM to dance to our Latin band playing sounds of Havana.

Space is limited and we expect this event to sell out well in advance, so please make your reservations early. Reserve your tickets now.

Black Tie New Year's Eve Gala at the Luxurious Willard Intercontinental: DC's Premier and most luxurious International New Year's Eve Celebration - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 7:45 PM


Steeped in 200 years of history, the iconic Willard InterContinental Washington, DC, is the venue for Washington's premier & most luxurious international New Year's Eve celebration presented for the 17th year. Celebrate New Year's Eve in grand style & indulge in a sophisticated haven of luxury & service as we ring in 2020! 

We have assembled a selection of the finest entertainment from around the world to bring you an unparalleled and spectacular evening of sophistication and elegance. Attend on your own or with friends and join other outgoing internationally-minded professionals from around the city and the globe for a magical New Year's Eve gala. You do not need a date to attend.

Experience an unforgettable New Year's Eve party as you indulge in free-flowing champagne, an open bar, a spectacular balloon drop, & dance the night away to live bands & DJs. For dinner choose from a VIP sit down 3-course dinner with champagne or a dinner buffet of international cuisine. Also enjoy exquisite desserts by the pastry chef at the Willard! Celebrate NYE in grand style with each ballroom representing an international destination with entertainment from around the world, party favors, & More!  Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy New Year's Dance Soiree in Paris with Viennese Waltz, Tango, and Salsa Lessons along with French Wine, Champagne and Dessert - Friday, January 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM


You are invited to an evening of dancing, champagne, French wine, and dessert at the French Embassy! Join us on your own or with friends, at the French Embassy Dance Soiree in Paris to enjoy an evening of music, French wine, Parisian desserts & dancing! See the event description for delectable desserts presented at the event & join us for Viennese Waltz, Tango, & Salsa lessons followed by an evening of dancing as you meet ICDC members. Dance the night away in the French embassy's ballroom while meeting ICDC members & learning how to dance the waltz, Tango, & Salsa. Come on your own or with friends as a dance partner or prior dance experience are not needed to attend! Wine & French desserts will be available for purchase. Don't miss this rare opportunity to enjoy a night of dancing at the French Embassy! Reserve your tickets now.

Flamenco Soiree in Madrid: Flamenco Dance Performance and Evening of International Networking at the Elegant L2 Lounge in Georgetown - Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 PM


Join us on a trip to Madrid with a breathtaking Flamenco dance performance at L2 Lounge, one of Georgetown's most elegant and premier lounges. Your evening starts with an evening of networking and socializing with special selection of cocktails available for purchase at the bar. As you socialize with other ICDC Members and make new friends, celebrate Spanish dancing with a passionate flamenco performance. Experience the heart-pounding rhythm of one of the most celebrated Spanish dances as you enjoy your evening in the elegant and chic atmosphere of L2 Lounge. Come by yourself or invite friends to join us! Reserve your tickets now.

Library of Congress Guided Tour - Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends to discover one of the jewels of Washington DC architecture as we tour the world's largest library & the treasures that lie in archives of tens of millions of books, films, & maps dating back to Aztecs. We meet at Union Station where you'll have the opportunity to meet & socialize with ICDC members. At Union station enjoy the breathtaking 96-foot coffered ceilings which have made it one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture. Our walking tour continues with the exterior architecture of Union Station, the Supreme Court , and culminates in an interior tour of the Library of Congress. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the mysteries hidden in the stacks at America's premier house of knowledge! Reserve your tickets now.

Indian Cooking Class at Heritage India followed by Lunch and Dessert - Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 11:30 AM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to India as you discover exotic spices and how to prepare a complete Indian meal with dessert at home. The chef at Heritage India, one of the most celebrated Indian restaurants in town, will demonstrate how easy it is to prepare a delicious Indian meal. The cooking demonstration is followed by lunch with dessert as you meet and enjoy the company of other ICDC Members.  Reserve your tickets now.

Fencing Lessons: Introduction to the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing - Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 4:00 PM


Channel your inner Luke Skywalker or Princess Leia and join us to learn the Olympic sport of Sabre Fencing with an amazing workout! Follow your swashbuckling dreams and join us for an exciting lesson on swordsmanship and chivalry. The lesson will cover the basics of fencing in a relaxed and fun setting. All the equipment needed will be provided and prior fencing experience is not needed to sign up. Through a combination  of drills and exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of footwork, bladework, and tactical actions and put it all together with some practice bouting. After the lesson, you will be able to practice your newly learned fencing skills with other ICDC members. Reserve your tickets now.

Spanish Paella Cooking Class at La Tasca with Paella Dinner, Tapas, Sangria, Dessert and Coffee - Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM


Join us on your own or with friends for an exciting culinary journey to Spain as we show you how to make Paella in the company of your ICDC friends. Your evening starts with a refreshing glass of sangria and Spanish appetizers. Then, the chefs at La Tasca will demonstrate the basics of making paella. You will learn how to select ingredients and create your own paella from scratch at home. Once the paella is cooked, you will be invited to sit down for a hearty meal, including the paellas you just made. Tapas, dessert, coffee, and Sangria will be served.

This is a great opportunity for you to meet and socialize with other ICDC members as you develop your culinary skills! Space is limited so please reserve your tickets early! Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception Featuring the Russian Chamber Arts Society - Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Art Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music featuring Great Russian Entertainers. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time.  Reserve your tickets now.

Movie Award Ceremony Viewing Party: A Fashionable Evening of Socializing and a Live Screening of the Oscars Awards Ceremony - Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM


We cordially requests the pleasure of your company for a viewing of the awards ceremony, in honor of the best films of 2020, at the luxurious Embassy Row Hotel. Start your evening with handcrafted cocktails available for purchase at the bar as you meet, network, and socialize with ICDC Members followed by a screening of the live broadcast of the awards ceremony on large TV screens of the venue and experience the magic of cinema. Join us on your own or with friends! We sold out the last 4 years. Discounted tickets are available for a very limited time. Reserve your tickets now.

Embassy of Latvia Evening of Latvian Culture and Dinner Reception - Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC with the cooperation of the Embassy of Latvia and His Excellency Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Maris Selga, the Latvian Ambassador to the United States, cordially request the pleasure of your company for the rare delight of an evening a the Embassy of Latvia to discover Latvian culture along with a dinner buffet feast of Latvian delicacies! The intimate and beautiful setting of the Latvian Embassy provides the perfect setting for you to discover Latvia through all your senses while meeting the Ambassador, distinguished diplomats and staff at the embassy along with ICDC members in attendance.  Reserve your tickets now.

French Embassy Concert Followed by Wine Reception: Enchanting Tribute to Tchaikovsky - Friday, April 17, 2020 at 7:00 PM


The International Club of DC and the Russian Chamber Art Society cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the Embassy of France for a delightful evening of classical music in a Tribute to Tchaikovsky. The concert is followed by a wine reception. You are welcome to attend on your own or with friends. Tickets for the rare delight of a classical concert at the French Embassy featuring the world-renowned performers are only $55 for a limited time.  Reserve your tickets now.