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Mountaineering Day

Date: 24 September 2022 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic

The European Union National Institutes of Culture in Washington, DC (EUNIC DC), presents Mountaineering Day at the Embassy of the Czech Republic on September 24, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Enjoy a day of “mountaineering through Europe,” while in the heart of Washington, DC. All ages are welcome!

Conquer the climbing wall then relax with a cold brew while listening to the folk band Orchester Praževica. Highlights will include a raptor demonstration by Master Class Falconer and Director of the West Virginia Raptor Center, Collin Waybright, and a dog presentation by Expert Trainer Marie Donahue, who works with German Shepherds bred from Czech bloodlines at Rodina Straze.

Take part in a mapping and sustainability challenge. Delve into how the EU is combating climate change and preserving nature. Learn about top athletes and companies related to mountaineering from EU countries. Try making a tasty trail mix and sample delicious “mountain cuisine” with a demo by Italian Chef Roberto Donna. Check out alpine destinations to visit and more. Enjoy a day of “mountaineering through Europe,” while in the heart of Washington, DC.

Free admission | RSVP required| All ages welcome!



  • Austrian Cultural Forum Washington
  • Delegation of the European Union to the United States
  • Embassy of the Czech Republic
  • Embassy of the Republic of Poland
  • Embassy of the Slovak Republic
  • Embassy of Slovenia
  • Italian Cultural Institute of Washington

    + Embassy of Switzerland


Date/Time: September 24, 2022, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

RSVP required: https://MountaineeringDay.eventbrite.com

Free admission

Please note, there is a cost for some items such as beer and sausages at the event. Cash required.

Entrance Policy: By registering, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists by attending this event on the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic. You and any family members and guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Czech Republic or any of their diplomats, staff, contractors, affiliates, employees, agents, or volunteers liable for any illness, injury, or death. The Embassy of the Czech Republic disclaims and excludes any and all liability for any loss, injury, or damage, alleged to have been suffered by or as a result of or otherwise on its premises.

Masks are recommended. At its discretion, the Embassy may take your temperature upon arrival. No large bags are allowed. Small purses may be checked as you pass through security for entrance. RSVP confirmation and photo ID required.

Parking: Non-metered parking is available on Spring of Freedom Street and Tilden Street.

Closest Metro: The Embassy is about a 15-20 minute walk from the Van Ness Metro Station.