Washington Post Express – Best of 2011
Embassy: Turkish Embassy
The Embassy of Turkey surged to Washington’s cultural forefront this year with a series of jazz concerts honoring the late Ahmet and Nesuhi Ertegun, sons of Turkey’s second ambassador to the U.S. and founders of Atlantic Records. Events celebrating Turkish history, architecture and art add to the allure. K.P.K.
1st: Turkey, 2525 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-612-6700.
2nd: Sweden, 2900 K St. NW; 202-467-2600. (Foggy Bottom)
3rd: Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St. NW; 202-612-4400.