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.
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.
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)
Pistachio crusted salmon
Green salad with walnuts and pears
Enjoy an assortment of delectable Italian desserts.
Raffle and bid on extraordinary Items.
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