Did you know that Malta was called by President Roosevelt ‘A beacon of hope for days to come’ while Winston Churchill defined it as ’an unsinkable aircraft carrier’? Did you know that the oldest structures built by man are found in Malta? Did you know that many Hollywood blockbusters are shot in Malta? Did you know that the Liberty Bell was cast by a Maltese immigrant? All this and more awaits you in this year’s edition of the EU Open House. Malta holds currently the Presidency of the European Union.
Come and discuss the European Union, how it brought about unparalleled standards of living for its citizens, how it works and how it brought prosperity and peace across the continent. Engage also about the eclectic history of Malta, geostrategic location of Malta that defined its destiny and the rich cultural heritage. Discover above all the contributions of Malta to the United States and the historical political links between Malta and the United States. Tour the building in Kalorama that houses the Embassy built in 1903 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The embassy is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.
For more information visit the website of the embassy of Malta in the United States.
EU Open House, the annual flagship event of the European Month of Culture (EUMC), gives visitors a rare look inside the EU Delegation and our 28 EU Member State embassies. This year marks three important anniversaries for the EU: the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, and the 65th anniversary of EU-US diplomatic relations. Come and celebrate with us on May 13th! For more information, click here.
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