Long Night of the Consulates 2017

The City of Hamburg is famous for its internationalisation and opening to the world's different cultures. It organises once a year the Long Night of the Consulates in which the general public has the opportunity to get to know the city's cultural diversity through cultural activities organised by the multiple consular representations and international organisations based in Hamburg.

The EU-LAC Foundation will actively participate for the fifth consecutive year in this event, hosting the representation of some of its members and showcasing the cultural diversity of the EU, Latin America and the Caribbean through several cultural activities and degustation of local products. This year the programme includes a wide range of activities organised by the Embassy of El Salvador, the Embassy of Nicaragua and the Embassy and Honorary Consulate of Guatemala. Furthermore, touristic and cultural information of Cuba will be available, provided by the Embassy of Cuba.

Date: Tuesday, 16th of May 2017

Place: EU-LAC Foundation- Hagedornstrasse, 22- Hamburg


Long Evening of the Consulates Programme at the EU-LAC Foundation*


17:00 – 17.30  El Salvador: Art  presentation of the works of El Salvadorian artist Miriam Blackman; Embassy of El Salvador and  Miriam Blackman

17:30 - 17:45  Presentation of the EU-LAC Foundation- Activities and objectives

17.50 - 18:50 Nicaragua: Presentation of the country,  Rum tasting along with a musical performance by the Xolotlán music band, courtesy of the  Embassy of Nicaragua;

18:55 -19:40 Guatemala: Video presentation of the country, Boquitas  and Zacapa Rum tasting.  Exhibition of traditional garments by the Embassy and Honorary Consulate of Guatemala

19.40 – 20.00 Presentation of the EU-LAC Foundation- Activities and objectives

20.00- 20.45 Interactive Panel on Central American coffee  by the Embassies of El Salvador and Nicaragua with the participation of the Honorary Consul of El Salvador, Mr Arthur Ernesto Darboven .

20:45 - 21:45 El Salvador: Documentary: "Cuatro puntos cardinales" (Four cardinal points) by director Javier Kafie, with the support of the El Salvador Embassy in Berlin (Documentary is in Spanish with English sub-titles)

Cuba: During the event information and touristic material about Cuba provided by the Embassy of Cuba in Berlin will be available 

*During the event, information about El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Cuba and the EU-LAC Foundation will be available.