Black Tie Charity Gala at the Italian Embassy: Celebrate International Women's Day with an evening of music, dinner, wine, and dance
Attend on your own or with friends to celebrate International Women's Day with a charity gala 
organized by by Le D.I.V.E to raise awareness and funds to prevent domestic violence. 

Event Date

Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Event Address

Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW
Washington DC 20008

Requested Attire

Black tie or cocktail attire requested

Event Description

We cordially request the pleasure of your company at the magnificent Italian Embassy, one of Washington's grandest diplomatic venues, for a black-tie gala to celebrate International Women's Day organized by Le D.I.V.E! You are welcome to attend the gala on your own or with friends so join us for a delightful celebration featuring a dinner buffet of Italian cuisine, wine, and dancing to the music of Trio Caliente. 

Tickets for this event are extremely limited and expected to sell out so please reserve your discounted tickets now before they are all gone! Please note that the gala is not presented as a seated event.

Dance to a Live Band
Dance the night away to Trio Caliente performing celebrated Latin, Gypsy, Rumba, and Jazz music for an thrilling evening of dancing.

Italian Wine (Selections may change) 
Red wine: La Pietra, Paestum rosso I.G.T. | White wine: Sole Luna I.G.T. Toscana.

Italian Dinner Buffet with Delectable Creations
Enjoy a delectable dinner buffet of Italian cuisine presented in collaboration with some of DC's finest Italian restaurants. Kindly note that menu selections below may change as we refine the menu. Please also note that the gala is not presented as a seated event. Cocktail tables will be available.

Boards of assorted cold cuts and cheese
Focaccia bianca with sea salt and rosemary
Pennette alla Nerano (pennette with sauteed zucchini, parmigiano, basil)
Fusilli alla Norma (fusilli with tomatoes, eggplants, and ricotta salata)
Beef meatball
Pistachio crusted salmon
Steamed spinach
Grilled vegetables
Green salad with walnuts and pears

Dessert Buffet  
Enjoy an assortment of delectable Italian desserts.
 
Tiramisu
Cannolo Aperto  
Torroncini Baci  
Gelato Mimosa 
 
Caffe' Espresso  

Silent Auction
Raffle and bid on extraordinary Items.

Help us Combat Domestic Violence
The gala raises funds for the DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Italian nonprofit association Genitori e Figli Educational, to help them promoting sentimental education in schools.

Tickets

  No Tickets are currently available. For additional assistance, please contact us.


Please note that online ticket sales are non-refundable. The current ticket prices are listed above. Please note that ticket prices are subject to increase as we approach the commencement of the event and we encourage you to reserve your tickets early, as space is limited.

The International Club of DC Thanks Our Sponsors

 

Event Agenda (May change)

Agenda is tentative and is subject to change. All guests must attend the event with valid photo ID. We are unable to issue a refund if embassy security denies admission if you attend without photo ID. Event concludes at 10:30 PM.

6.30 7.15 PM 
COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Prosecco and Pinot Grigio
Crostini Di Caponata
Cestini Di Polenta Con Funghi Trifolati 
Polentine Con Rapini
Cestini Di Sfoglia Con Brie E Pere
Mini Gateau Di Patate Con Prosciutto Cotto E Mozzarella
 
7.15- 7.45 PM 
SPEECHES & PRESENTATIONS

7.45 -8.45 PM 
DINNER BUFFET

9.00- 10.30 PM
Dance to music by Trio Caliente

Map/Parking

If driving, limited street parking will be available throughout the surrounding neighborhoods but parking is very limited since the embassy is located in a residential neighborhood. Due to security considerations, parking WILL NOT be available on the grounds of the Embassy of Italy. 

Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend Taxi/Uber/Lyft or car pooling. 

The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.


Please note that the map is enclosed below as a courtesy to you and for your convenience but we do not guarantee the accuracy of the map or the directions provided by Google. It is your responsibly to arrive safely and on time at the address of the event disclosed above.

Parking is limited to street parking in the vicinity of the venue. Kindly note that, as is the case in most major cities, the availability of street parking in Washington DC is limited and beyond our control. Due to the limited availability of parking, we highly recommend a cab, Uber/Lyft or other transportation option. The event start at the designated time so please allow sufficient time for traffic/travel/transportation and parking as these factors are beyond our control.