For general inquiries, please fill out this short form.


Corporate Sponsorship

For corporate sponsorship inquiries

(626) 419-4393


For mission-aligned partners interested in spreading the word

Embassy Partnership

For embassy partnership opportunities


For performance related inquiries


For questions about ADA access and accommodations, please fill out the general inquiries form on this page.


To volunteer, please fill out this form

Media & press

World Culture Festival 2023 welcomes press outlets from Washington, DC and around the world to cover the weekend’s festivities. We’re happy to provide approved members of the media with exclusive access. Please fill out the linked media credential application to be considered for the 2023 festival.

For all media-related inquiries and requests for interviews email


World Culture Festival will begin the night of Friday, September 29th. Programming will continue all day Saturday through Sunday morning. Follow us on insta for programming updates!

For exclusive World Culture Festival room rates, please refer to the Accommodations section below.

The festival will be accessible via public transport. For more details visit National Park Service—Getting Around: National Mall

Additional transportation details will be provided closer to the event.

Yes. You can register in advance by clicking ‘Get a Free Pass’ on this website or upon arrival—but please be advised this last-minute option may mean a long wait time!

If you are a dance or music group/company and are interested in performing at the World Culture Festival, or are connected to musicians, dancers, or performing artists/groups who should be considered—please email all inquiries to with a sample video of your/their work.

We welcome all applications, suggestions, and ideas and will get back to you if they meet the vision and need of the World Culture Festival. Emails without video samples will not be considered. We look forward to seeing you at WCF!

Yes. The festival will feature a range of options to suit everyone, including lots of opportunities to explore new flavors, cultures, and food experiences!

World Culture Festival is working closely with the National Park Service, including Park Police, and various D.C. Agencies to ensure the safety of all participants in addition to providing the required Emergency Medical Service stations and services. More details to follow.

Apply for an Invitation Letter (VISA) :

Get Your Free Pass:

Important Contacts:

Venue Address:  National Mall, Washington D.C.

Major Airports:

  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)

CDC Guidelines for International Travelers to the US (Proof of COVID-19 vaccination needed as of now)

Commute within Washington DC Metro: National Mall is accessible with the DC Metrorail and DC Metrobus

Hotels: Exclusive rates are being offered for World Culture Festival guests at select hotels in Washington D.C. Please visit the accommodation section of the World Culture Festival website for further details.

Performances: For performance-related inquiries, please email us at

: To volunteer, please fill out this form.

Food/Meals: A wide range of multicultural cuisine will be available at World Culture Festival starting with dinner on Fri 9/29. We encourage you to explore local vegetarian restaurants near National Mall as well as pack snacks while on the go!

Credit/Debit Cards: We recommend you carry an international credit/debit card that is valid in the US. Please confirm with your financial institution.

Mobile/Data: Please check with your phone/data service provider for international voice and data roaming plans as this will be crucial in making your trip comfortable.


The following hotels are offering World Culture Festival attendees exclusive room rates. Watch this space—more hotels will be added soon!

Omni Hotels & Resorts

Guests can call toll-free 1-800-THE-OMNI (1-800-843-6664) and refer to group code “Art of Living Foundation Room Block”

Washington Hilton

Now offering discounted hotel reservations for World Culture Fest guests until August 18th, 2023

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

Click on the link below to make your reservations. For additional assistance, please contact us at 877-803-7534

The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Book your hotel room for the event at special rates, available here on an exclusive basis.

Art of Living Discounted Rate sold out

Washington Marriott at Metro Center

Art of Living discount rate: sold out

Art of Living Discounted Rate sold out

Grand Hyatt Washington

Art of Living discount rate: sold out