Evening at the Embassy of France with a Tahitian Luau and Polynesian Celebration
Kia Ora and Aloha! Halfway around the globe is a culture of beautiful islands, true serenity, and a 24 hour Polynesian aura. Tonight, in celebration of American - French Relations, we'll embrace the people and culture of Tahiti (France), combined with the sensations of such tropical paradises of Hawaii (United States), and other areas famed for their luau celebrations.
Of course, Tahiti is a colony of France (The French Polynesia). Therefore, we have the double privilege of adding a French style theme to our special Tahitian luau.
Join us for a luau complete with native dancers, DJ, authentic polynesian food, open bar, and lots of new friends as we invite you to step onto foreign soil for an incredible LUAU and CELEBRATION at the Embassy of Tahiti (France)! Don't miss this chance to feast on a delicious Tahitian and Hawaiian luau (VIP or dessert only options) and enjoy a spectacular international pageant in a lush setting inside and outside the large Embassy grounds!
Our luau will put a special emphasis on both Hawaiian flavor combined with French/Tahiti style. Later in the evening, one of Washington's best DJs, who will take us into the setting of the hottest nightclubs of Oahu, Paris and Papeete with your favorite top 40 party hits.
Your evening features:
1) LUAU DESSERT MENU (with a Tahitian, French and Hawaiian Touch): A VIP RECEPTION WITH A FULL MEAL IS ALSO AVAILABLE SEPARATELY ON THIS WEBSITE
Polynesian/Tahitian and French style Cakes
Little Coconut Cream Pies and French Lemon Meringue Pies
Roasted Pineapple and Banana Skewers with Chocolate Rum Sauce
Kona Cream Coffee Petit Four
Island Macadamia Chip Cookies and Lime Iced Sugar Cookies
2) TAHITIAN, POLYNESIAN and FRENCH OPEN BAR:
Enjoy the most popular Tahitian and French wines and beers, accompanied by Polynesian drinks to add that special Luau touch.
3) LIVE LUAU DANCE PRESENATIONS AND POLYNESIAN:
For the first part of the evening, we'll echo in the Luau with the Polynesian drums plus the music of a native Polynesian Luau.
Our native dancers will feature numerous historical luau dances highlighting Tahiti, Hawaiian and other Polynesian dance styles. THey'll chant and offer Hula Kahiko presentations. Hawaiian and Tahitian lessons are included.
During the final hours of the evening, join us as our DJ plays your favorite dance hits.
5) DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
French Polynesian diplomats have been invited to be on hand to offer a brief greeting and to mingle with the young professionals on site.
6) TAHITI FILM:
Experience the exotic scenery and culture of the tropical paradise of Tahiti in this special recurring film. We will also show a special feature on Paris.
7) WIN A TRIP:
Enter a Drawing to Win a Trip to a Fabulous Tropical Vacation! A winner is going home tonight!
Please note: This is both an indoor and outdoor celebration, so please dress accordingly.
Discounted VIP tickets are offered for an additional price and for a limited time. VIP tickets entitle you to all the benefits of general admission ticket in addition to early admission at 7:30 PM, a Luau dinner feast, a special Polynesian drink upon your arrival, as well as complimentary and convenient parking on embassy grounds. Arrive early and get ready for an unforgettable luau celebration as you take in the lush atmosphere of the Embassy of France on one of the last summer evenings of the year!
Suggested Attire: Semi-casual, Tahitian or Hawaiian-style. For example, khakis and sports shirts or summer dresses. No jeans but ties and business attire are not necessary.
Directions: Embassy of Tahiti - Embassy of France (La Maison Franceis)
4101 Reservoir Road, NW,
Price subject to increase 5 PM September 7
Sep 15, 2012
Embassy of Tahiti - Embassy of France