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May 10, 2014 | Open House

  • Embassy of Austria 3524 Internatoinal Ct NW Washington, DC 20008 USA (map)

Open House Day 2014 - Experience the best of European Culture without the Jet Lag


On May 10 the European Union Embassies and the EU Delegation to the United States will open their doors to the public for the annual EU Embassies' Open House: a day of family fun, food, culture and more. Each embassy opens it's doors to the public from 10 am until 4 pm on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The event offers visitors a rare look inside the embassies and provides a unique opportunity for them to experience the cultural heritage and national traditions of the 28 member countries.

Discover why Austria ranks high for quality of life. Learn more about Austria during a presentation by the Austrian Tourist Office. Watch traditional Austrian Dance Performances. A wine tasting seminar introduces you to exclusive Austrian wines. Watch a chef skillfully preparing the typical Apple Strudel.

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.
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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.
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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 kind cooperation with the American-Austrian Cultural Society and the Austrian National Tourist Office New York.

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Embassy of Austria | 3524 International Court NW | Washington, DC, 20008
Admission: FREE | For more information please visit
Tickets for the wine tasting at 11:00 am:
Tickets for the wine tasting at 2:30 pm: