Iberoamerican Night 2024

Join us for our most awaited event of the year! Displaying Iberoamerican music, food, and beverages we guarantee you a fantastic time.

Celebrate the richness and vibrancy of Ibero-American culture at the Ibero American Night 2024! Immerse yourself in an unforgettable carnaval experience at the Residence of the Colombian Ambassador on March 1st.

Beyond the dance floor, indulge in an exquisite culinary experience featuring a diverse selection of authentic dishes and beverages provided by 19 embassies from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.

Literature Festival 2023

Join us for this year’s Iberoamerican Literature Festival over the months of October and November, where embassies and universities invite you to dive into culture and history through contemporary novels, poetry, and writings. Numerous academics and authors will lead this literary journey that celebrates diversity, fosters understanding, and brings the power of storytelling to the forefront in the form of presentations and panel discussions. On behalf of the AACIA, we hope to see you there!

XV Ibero-American

Film Showcase

Diversities - June 31 through July 19, 2023

A Celebration of the vibrant Ibero-American Diversities. From thought-provoking dramas to captivating comedies, this selection highlighted the rich mosaic of languages, histories, landscapes, traditions and identities that shape the Ibero-American experience.

Ibero-American Night 2023

February 23, 2023 at Residence of the Ambassador of Colombia

Our annual fundraising gala returned for Carnival with a fun-filled evening of live music featuring folk dances and tango lessons, food, drinks, and prizes.  Our guests enjoyed a delicious selection of Ibero-American traditional cuisine, including roast pork, pupusas, rice dishes, empanadas and traditional sweets from the different countries. They also tasted a wide variety of drinks, such as mezcal, rum, gin, beer, pisco sour and wine. Plus, raffles with fantastic prizes, including two roundtrip tickets to Costa Rica and designer dresses and much more. Find yourself in the pics!

On the Road – Migration in the 21st Century

Seminar – October 14, 2022

An open space examining the issues surrounding migration in Europe and Latin America and bringing the communities together at the table,  around the shared values of democracy, the defense of human rights, freedom of expression, thought and creativity, diversity and cultural dialogue with goal to respond to the global challenges and achieve more stable, cohesive and inclusive societies in Europe and Latin America in diverse global settings.

Ibero-American Film Series 2022

Stories of Resilience and overcoming - June 22 through July 21, 2022

A message of hope to a world, dominated by the pandemic and violence, through feature films and/or documentaries of resilience and overcoming made by Ibero-American directors.

Ibero-American Online Guitar Festival

Nov. 2021  

Inspired on the Ibero-American Guitar Festival held annually between 2006 and 20xx that included concerts, master classes and an academic conference and in celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Association, this festival gathered

Ibero-American Film Showcase 2021

Female Perspectives - March 8 through 21, 2021

An online edition highlighting female perspectives for Women's History Month, offered free online screenings of Ibero-American movies celebrating female filmmakers and stories of women, as well as virtual panel discussions with filmmakers and other guests.

Paper Routes: The journey of three contemporary Latin American Artists

November 19, 2020

A conversation on the occasion of the participation of artists Dolores Furtado from Argentina, Paola Podestá from Chile and Natalia Revilla from Perú in the 2020 edition of Women to Watch.

Online Conversations on Latin American authors

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Ibero-American Short Film Festival

Feel Good - May 29 through June 7, 2020

An online edition showcasing 20 short films from 13 countries.


October 18 through 27, 2019

A photo exhibit about the power of design to transform existing urban structures featuring architectural and urban projects in countries across Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

Ibero-American Night 2019

October 10, 2019 at the Mexican Cultural Institute, DC

In this 6th Gala edition we brought a taste of Iberoamerica with Brazilian hors d'oeuvres, Salvadorian and Guatemalan delicacies as well as Spanish Paella. All enjoyed while sipping on Chilean and Uruguayan wine, our traditional Peruvian pisco sour, and a Panamanian Ron drink. The table of desserts included Portuguese Porto, custard tarts, Colombian coffee, Ecuatorian chocolate and Sugarcane honey cake from Paraguay.

Performances included a live Argentinean traditional and contemporary tango performance by Luis Angel Tango, Mexican rancheras songs by Los Querreques Huastecos and show-off your best Latin American moves with DJ Luis Ayala. The Mexican Cultural Institute’s exhibit “Reconciling City and Nature” was also be on display. Plus, raffles with amazing prices that included two round trip tickets to Costa Rica and some other surprises.

Ibero-American Film Showcase 2019

Female Perspectives - March 11 through April 11, 2019

An edition showcasing 13 films.

Women who make IberoAmerica-Power behind the everyday

Nov 2 through Dec 17, 2018 - IA&A at Hillyer

A photo exhibit part of GLOBAL FOTO 2018 that featured work by contemporary photographers from 14 countries across Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. Their work showed how women contribute to the cultural, economic, scientific, educational, social, and inclusive development of their countries, often provoking positive social changes, continuity of traditions, and social values.

Ibero-American Night 2018

June 8, 2018 at the Mexican Cultural Institute, DC

In this 5th annual Noche Iberoamericana we brought a taste of the cuisines from Argentina, Ecuador, Honduras and Paraguay as well as Chilean, Portuguese and Uruguayan wines, Peruvian pisco sours, Spanish Cava, Cuban mojitos and a signature cocktail from El Salvador. Finish it all off with Colombian coffee and dessert.

The evening's program included live musical presentations courtesy of the Embassies of Panama and Venezuela. The Mexican Cultural Institute's exhibit Constructing MEXICO68 was also on display.