ESPERANTO SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON
VIETNAMESE DIPLOMAT TO HELP
WASHINGTON ESPERANTISTS CELEBRATE
Greetings to friends of Esperanto! You are cordially invited to our banquet to honor Esperanto and its founder, Ludovic Lazar Zamenhof:
DATE: Friday, December 9, 2011
TIME: 7:00 PM
PLACE: Burma Restaurant, 740 Sixth Street, NW, just south of H Street, 2nd floor), Chinatown.
PRICE: Just $20 per person, including tax and tip – you can’t beat that price for a sumptuous banquet in Washington! This full-course Burmese meal includes appetizers and wide selection of Asian delicacies as entrées. (Beer and wine extra.) If you haven’t tried this delectable cuisine, ask your Esperantist friends who have, and then make sure you enjoy this pleasure yourself!
PROGRAM: HAI NGUYEN, chief of the political section of the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, will speak on Esperanto in Vietnam.
The context for the visit is the WORLD ESPERANTO CONGRESS OF 2012, which will take place in Hanoi next summer – the first-ever such event in Vietnam.
Of course we will also enjoy Esperanto poetry, songs, news and conversation. Everyone is encouraged to bring his or her own contributions to the program.
PLEASE RSVP, as soon as possible, whether you plan to come or not to Jim Ryan via phone (703-445-7008 or 703-395-0036) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). Those of you who usually attend are especially requested to confirm your attendance or send regrets so we can inform the restaurant.