Hannes Richter

EU Embassies' Open House 2014

Hannes Richter
EU Embassies' Open House 2014

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria | Washington, D.C.

On May 10, 2014 the Embassy of Austria in Washington, D.C. will open its doors to the public as part of the annual EU Embassies' Open House: a day of family fun, food, culture and more. The event offers visitors a rare look inside the embassies and provides a unique opportunity to experience the cultural heritage and national traditions of the 28 EU member states.

Discover why Austria ranks high for quality of life. Learn more about Austria during a presentation by the Austrian Tourist Office. The highlights of this years Open House Day at the Embassy of Austria include a live apple strudel preparation, wine tasting seminars featuring exclusive Austrian wines and performances of the dancing group Alpine Dancers. In addition to that, Austrian sweet treats and drinks will be served. 


Just get a taste of Austria!

The program for this years Open House Day will be:

10:30 am
Live Apple Strudel Preparation I:
Visitors will be able to watch Austrian certified Master Chef Wilhelm Jonach prepare one of Austria’s world-famous pastries, the Viennese Apple Strudel

11:00 am
Wine Seminar I:
Join one of our wine seminars with Klaus Wittauer of "Fine Wines from Austria"
Reservation is required.
To purchase tickets please visit http://wineseminar12014.eventbrite.com

11:30 am
Performance Alpine Dancers I:
The Alpine Dancers perform folk dances in couples and trios from Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

12:00 pm
Meet our Ambassador:
H.E. Hans Peter Manz is going to meet with visitors and answer questions.

1:00 pm
'Getting to know Austria' presented by Marsa Kindl-Omuse from the Austrian Tourist Office New York
Get to know Austria and learn some of the best travel tips on how to explore this magnificent Country.

1:30 pm
Performance Alpine Dancers II:

2:00 pm
Live Apple Strudel Preperation II:

2:30 pm
Wine Seminar Two:
Reservation is required.
To purchase tickets please visit http://wineseminar22014.eventbrite.com

All Day
Chat with Embassy Staff
BMW 328xd at display (engine made in Austria)
Manner Schnitten
Meinl Kaffee
Red Bull

4:00 pm
Doors Close

This event is organized in cooperation with the American-Austrian Cultural Society and the Austrian National Tourist Office New York.

Tickets for the wine tasting at 11:00 am: http://wineseminar12014.eventbrite.com

Tickets for the wine tasting at 2:30 pm: http://wineseminar22014.eventbrite.com