Celebration of Nations 2020 to host online events

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On August 18, 2020

The 2013 Celebration of Nations festival included flags representing more than 80 countries.

Missouri S&T’s eleventh annual Celebration of Nations will present a series of virtual events this fall in place of an in-person event.

This year, the planning committee is organizing Celebration of Nations 2020 – Reinvented. The virtual festival will feature participants spanning the globe and activities for all ages. Events will begin the last week of September and will be free and open to the public. Be sure to check facebook.com/SandTCelebrationOfNations for updates.

“The committee is excited for this opportunity to introduce new concepts to Celebration of Nations, which includes the possibility of cooking demonstrations, a fashion show, and building a closer connection to local businesses and organizations,” says Richie Myers, committee chair and cultural program coordinator for international affairs at Missouri S&T. “While this year’s Celebration of Nations may look a bit different, we are excited about the new prospects this virtual event could bring.”

While considering all safety protocols related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the planning committee is still finalizing the event’s details but plans to share all information via its social media accounts.

“The committee would like to thank all our supporters over the years,” says Myers. “Celebration of Nations would not be possible without the continued support from our significant community sponsors, the City of Rolla, Missouri S&T, vendors, performers, students, volunteers and everyone who has played an important role in the continued success of this event.”

To sponsor Celebration of Nations or volunteer, email celebrate@mst.edu. For more information about the event, contact Myers at myersrj@mst.edu.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Founded in 1870 as the University of Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 8,000 students and part of the four-campus University of Missouri System. Located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 99 different degree programs in 40 areas of study, including engineering, the sciences, business and information technology, education, the humanities, and the liberal arts. Missouri S&T is known globally and is highly ranked for providing a high return on tuition investment, exceptional career opportunities for graduates, and an emphasis on applied, hands-on learning through student design teams and cooperative education and internship opportunities. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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