18th Annual Food Festival of the Americas takes place on the grounds of
the Organization of American States (OAS) located on 17th Street and
Constitution Avenue, N.W., on July 17th 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Food Festival is a fun filled, family event, so bring along your family
and friends and those who wish to experience the culture and gastronomy
of Latin America, the Caribbean and OAS Observer States. This event
transports the public to a corner of each participating country through
the tasting of typical meals and the display of crafts, music, dances
and customs. Guests also have the chance to participate in the grand
raffle held during the Festival, with an opportunity to win fabulous
prizes such as airline tickets, electronics, gift baskets and restaurant
event is made possible through the participation of many collaborators
and sponsors, such as the Permanent and Observer Missions, the
Organization of American States, many individuals and companies. The
key to the success of the Food Festival throughout the years has been
the generosity of those collaborators who have worked unconditionally,
contributing their time, creativity and monetary and other donations.
With the help of over 120 volunteers from the diplomatic missions,
schools, congregations and universities, the Organization of Women of
the Americas (OWA) has been able to stage a successful event.
anticipated that the proceeds from this year's event will assist
deserving institutions in the region. Its success depends on your