German Embassy, Washington, DC
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Welcome to the German Embassy in Washington, DC, the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the United States.
The Ambassador and Departments section provides you with information about the Ambassador, as well as the work and services of the embassy departments.
In our Visa, Passport, Legal section you will find information on the numerous consular and legal services for US residents and German citizens within the Embassy's area of Consular Jurisdiction: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
May 10, 2013
With our Spot the Bus contest this year, the German Embassy and Germany.info are celebrating two of Germany’s creative geniuses from the world of culture, artist Albrecht Dürer and composer Richard Wagner.
Spot the Bus: Celebrating Creative Genius
May 7, 2013
Ambassador Ammon and LBI International Director Kahn Strauss opened an exhibition titled “The Mendelssohns: A German Family of Scholars, Bankers, and Artists” in the German Residence. Guests enjoyed music by Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Leo Baeck Institute Exhibition
May 7, 2013
On Monday, May 6, visitors to the National Gallery of Art’s major Dürer exhibition had the chance to experience music from the time of Dürer at three concerts, each lasting under half an hour, by the German ensemble Capella de la Torre.
Capella de la Torre
May 3, 2013
Ambassador Ammon hosted an event at his residence in honor of the Representative of German Industry and Trade's (RGIT) anniversary on April 30. The next day, he spoke at the RGIT conference, emphasizing the importance of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Apr 26, 2013
Ambassador Ammon welcomed the Neue Stimmen to Washington, DC with a special concert at the residence. In his remarks, the ambassador highlighted the power of music as an indispensable tool of modern diplomacy.