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2023 Ramadan Iftar


Come join the Ascend Greater Washington, Muppies DC, and AAPI and Muslim communities in DC to celebrate the month of Ramadan with our first annual Iftar event. Learn about the month of Ramadan and celebrate the rich cultures that make up our AAPI community.

More information coming soon so keep checking back to learn more and purchase your ticket!

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Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

We can't wait to celebrate with you!
Remember to have ticket ready for check-in at entrance to event.
Bags will be inspected prior to entry.
Coat Check is Available.

5:30 PM
VIP Check-In Starts
6:30 PM
General Admission Check-in Starts
7:15 PM
7:45 PM
First Raffle Announcement
8:15 PM
Lion Dance Performance
8:30 PM
Second Raffle Performance
8:45 PM
Korean Drum Performance
9:15 PM
Open Bar Last Call
9:30 PM
Close Out
Event Attire
Getting Here

Event Attire

Formal Wear or Traditional/Cultural Attire is encouraged!

Getting Here

Venue | Maketto

1351 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Valet Parking

Valet Parking is available across the street from Maketto.

Garage Parking

The following garages are located near the event venue:

SP+ Parking | 1225 I St NE, Washington, DC 20002

H Street Parking | 1000 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Public Transportation

The closest WMATA location is Union Station on the Red Line.

Take the "Eastbound - Oklahoma Avenue" DC Streetcar to the "H Street and 13th Street NE" stop. The DC Streetcar runs from 8 AM to 2 AM and is free to ride.

Cultural Performances

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The Jow Ga Shaolin Institute promotes the study of authentic Chinese martial arts for health, fitness, emotional well-being and self-defense. We offer training to anyone interested, provided they have good moral character and a sincere desire to learn.

For good luck, make sure to feed the Lion a Red Envelope with money when it comes by!

Cultural Performances
Raffle Sponsors

Raffle Sponsors

To learn more about our sponsored prizes, click the button below!



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Me & You is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, advocating for students from underprivileged communities,  and those without a home. We partner with schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to provide students with the necessary items and services for a well-rounded life. We work with teachers and administrative staff at the schools to determine needs and fundraise to fulfill them.

Event Sponsors

Event Sponsors

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Special Thanks

Bryan Sumardi for Photography Services
And DJ 9-Volt for Musical Stylings!
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