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Fifth Graders visit the Embassy

H.D. Cooke Elementary School 5th graders with Director of Press and Information Thorsten Eisingerich sporting his own traditional outfit on the occasion.

In the framework of the “Embassy Adoption Programme” (EAP) for public schools in Washington, D.C., thirteen 5th graders from H.D. Cooke Elementary School in Washington, D.C. and their teachers visited the Austrian Embassy on October 28, 2015 to hear about Austria in what turned out to be a very interactive session. After the initial presentation, the kids toured the present exhibition of traditional Austrian clothing, inspiring them to create their own Austrian gowns, flags and crests in an afternoon of didactics and fun.