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MSUM 'Celebration of Nations' is Saturday

On Saturday, March 31, Minnesota State University Moorhead will host one of its largest events of the year in the Comstock Memorial Union, starting at 4 p.m.

The Celebration of Nations is an event for international students to display art, clothing and information about their countries. The students also cook traditional foods for sampling, provide entertainment of traditional music and dances, and end the celebration with a fashion show.

This year's event's include:

• Children's World, 4 to 6 p.m., CMU 101

• Ellen Hopkins' K-5 students display wall mural

• Kite flying and display (weather permitting) 5:30 p.m.

• Silent auction, 6 to 8 p.m.

• Main show begins at 6 p.m.

• Flag parade

• Food and country/culture booths

• Entertainment

• Fashion show, 9 p.m.

Nearly 800 guests attend Celebration of Nations every year. Tickets are now available on MSUM's campus in the Comstock Memorial Union 229, or the International Student Services Office, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, March 30. You can also purchase your ticket at the event. The entrance fee is $2 and food tickets are $1. For more information about MSU Moorhead, visit