Embassy Open Air Reception to Commemorate Independence Day
July 3, 2012
On July 3, 2012, the U.S. Embassy in Portugal organized an open air reception at the Embassy's manor house to celebrate the 236th anniversary of the United States Independence. The Ambassador of the United States of America, Allan J. Katz, and Ms. Nancy Cohn welcomed invited guests to enjoy an evening with musical entertainment, food and beverages.
Entertainment was provided by the U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet Woodwind Quintet. Additionally, the Embassy's Marine detachment and a group of cadets from West Point visiting Portugal also provided key support for the event, one of the most attended events of the year.