The Embassy Celebrates “La Francophonie”
The crowning event of the 2012 Francophonie Cultural Festival featured culinary specialties and
crafts from some 35 French-speaking nations, in a festive and joyful atmosphere.
Representatives from Washington, D.C. embassies, governments and institutions discussed
their distinct traditions and gave out complimentary samples of food and beverages. The evening
ended with the rhythms of Cape Verdean singer Maria de Barros and a DJ.
See pictures of the event here.
The Francophonie Cultural Festival is not over yet! Check out the events to come until April 15.