Journey into the heart of Africa as we experience the mysteries and the culture of Cameroon! - taking place at their NEW embassy!
Step onto foreign soil as we travel halfway across the world without ever leaving the District for a multi-faceted unique and celebratory Friday night! Join your fellow young professionals for a special evening of native food, drinks, music, cultural dancing, fashion, diplomats, film, and more!
A) Food from Cameroon:
Prepared by a native chef: You cannot experience anything more native than this! The chef will prepare a special buffet of dishes native to Cameroon. Challenge your palates to the wonderful course (and desserts) as if fresh from his native homeland.
B) Cameroon Bar (Open Bar):
Sample the best and most unique beers, wines and non alcoholic drinks commonly found in Cameroon.
C) Special Musical and Dance Presentation from Cameroon:
Enjoy an authentic Cameroon Dance Show. Experience a very unique performance of native music and dance, along with a cultural explanation as to the each element's origin, style and meaning.
D) Diplomatic Greeting from Ambassador Etoundi Essomba
Hear from the Ambassador and feel free and network with him and the diplomatic staff.
E) Cameroon Art:
The embassy has arranged for the presentation of traditional masks, attire, paintings, as well as other special artifacts and paintings unseen to most Americans' eyes. The staff will be on hand to personally discuss the art's origins and meaning with you.
F) Cameroon Cultural Film:
At your leisure, you are invited to watch recurring films showcasing Cameroon’s cities, mountains, borders, landscape, people, tribes, animals, safari tours, everyday culture and much much more.