Washington National Opera’s “Midwinter Fiesta”: Oaxaca: Land of Magic and Color

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Under the gracious patronage of His Excellency The Ambassador of Mexico and Mrs.

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Sarukhan, Washington National Opera presents its annual Midwinter event, this year the “Midwinter Fiesta,” Oaxaca: Land of Magic and Color. Organized by the Women’s Committee of WNO, co-chairs Alison Bibbee and Jessica Melugin will host this colorful evening celebrating Mexico through the ages. Get a taste of authentic Mexican life in the city which was declared a World Heritage Site for its vibrant culture, cuisine and architecture. Guests will be transported to Oaxaca to sample mouth-watering cocktails and an array of foods from fine restaurants; discover ancient cultures and modern traditions; peruse the indoor mercado of auction items; and dance the night away to spicy Latin rhythms.

The Midwinter Fiesta, Oaxaca: Land of Magic and Color, is sponsored by the Women’s Committee of Washington National Opera and serves an important role in raising funds for the company’s award-winning education and outreach programs. WNO provides comprehensive programs to the Washington, D.C. community, including performance training for children, teens, young adults and opera professionals.

Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Mexican Cultural Institute, 2829 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20009

Attire: Cocktail

Ticket/Pricing Information:

Individual tickets begin at $250, with sponsorship packages beginning at $500. For additional information, please call WNO Special Events at 202.295.2437 or email specialevents@dc-opera.org.

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