WASHINGTON, D.C.- On Thursday 5 December, 2019, His Excellency Sidney Collie, Ambassador of The Bahamas to the United States of America and Permanent Representative of The Bahamas to the OAS, attended the 8th Annual Winternational Embassy Showcase, which was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

Winternational is an exciting celebration showcasing the cultural and culinary traditions of Washington’s diplomatic community. The festival features a bustling global marketplace with more than fifty embassies promoting their countries through vibrant and interactive displays of visual art, food, handcrafts as well as travel and tourism.

Bahamian businesses Gramma Audrey’s Pepper Sauce and Limeade Bahamas were featured at this year’s showcase.

Seated (Left to Right): John P. Drew, President and CEO, TCMA (A Drew Company); Andrew Gelfuso, Director of WTCDC; Marie Royce, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs; Kimberly A. Bassett, Secretary of State of the District of Columbia; Susan Carmel, President of Carmel Cultural Endowment of the Arts, along with Ambassadors and representatives from the 2019 Winternational Embassy Showcase