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Your Guide to EU Open House 2022: Europe's Embassies to Share Food, Culture and More

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You can leave your passport at home and visit the European Union right in Washington, D.C. as more than two dozen embassies open their doors.

The EU Open House is returning Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with food, culture, performances and more. It’s free to visit. Some embassies may ask you to wear a mask or show proof of vaccination.

Embassies from Austria to Spain and Ireland to Slovenia are participating. Here are details on programming at each embassy.

Say bonjour and guten tag west of Georgetown at the German Embassy, which is co-hosting its open house with France. Expect a piece of the Berlin Wall, representatives from the military, music and a family-friendly environment.

At the Embassy of Hungary, enjoy folk music concerts, stories for kids, dancing lessons and Hungarian cuisine tastings.

The Italian Embassy will highlight beloved foods like gelato plus the country’s recycling and sustainability efforts.

The European Union embassy will also have a special way to show support for Ukraine.

The Scene’s Tommy McFly got exclusive looks into several participating embassies. Check them out below.

The Embassy of Italy is set to showcase its food, coffee and eco-design during the 2022 EU Open House. News4's Tommy McFly takes you inside.
Stop by the Embassy of Greece to see the work of sculptor George Petrides, who explores six periods of Greek history through statues. News4’s Tommy McFly takes you inside ahead of the EU Open House 2022.
Tommy McFly takes you inside the German ambassador's residence for a preview of what's to come during the EU Open House 2022.
Countries that are part of the European Union will open their embassy doors to the public to provide free tours and share their cultures on Saturday, May 14. News4's Tommy McFly has a look at the French embassy.
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