Day Trip: Passport DC 2011

May 12, 2011

Cultural Tourism's'Passport DC 2011'

What: A monthlong celebration of international culture that offers a global journey through Washington, including street festivals, open houses, performances and access to a number of embassies.

The highlight of the event is typically the Around the World Embassy Tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and features tours of more than 30 embassies representing six continents. The tour is free and shuttle buses will be provided.

Other events include Kids' World Cinema, a celebration of children's films from around the world and the International Children's Festival and the National Asian Heritage Festival, both on May 21.

Where: Washington

When: Throughout the month of May

How much: All Passport DC events are open to the public and most are free, but some do require a small fee.

Information: Go to culturaltourismdc.org

— Tribune Newspapers

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