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DPR Hosts 2nd Annual Taste of the World Festival

Monday, August 21, 2017

DPR Customer Service: (202) 673-7647
DPR Media Contacts: John Stokes (202) 288-7275, [email protected]

(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host the 2nd Annual Taste of the World Festival to highlight the diversity of international communities that live and thrive in the District of Columbia. The festival will take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Emery Heights Recreation Center, located at 5701 Georgia Ave, NW.

Several countries from different regions of the world will be celebrated in our festival. The festival will consist of three areas: Entertainment Area - to exhibit and display traditional music and dances, which include audience participation; International Food Court - to sample native food specialties and a Market Area, where shoppers will be able to browse through a veritable market place of handmade products. RSVP here.

For more information, please contact Leo Albornoz, DPR Diversity & Language Access Coordinator at (202) 714-4712 or by email:[email protected] or Craig Hughes at: (202) 576-3213, [email protected].

About DPR

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.


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