Due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the risk factors with putting on a large audience event and the most recent announcement from the President of the University of Windsor, we are sorry to update that the Celebration of Nations will be cancelled this year.
Celebration of Nations - March 19th, 2020
The Celebration of Nations event will mark its 15th year anniversary highlighting the rich cultural diversity of the University campus and Windsor-Essex community. It is an opportunity to promote awareness of cultural differences, to learn about other cultures, and to encourage everyone to celebrate their own heritage.
The Celebration features a variety of performances, demonstrations and displays of food, education, dance, dress, and music.
For a glimpse of what to expect, follow this link for highlights from the 2019 event
The Celebration of Nations is seeking volunteers to assist with various positions throughout the event. If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please click on the link and complete the Volunteer Survey.
The time period to express your interest to perform or display your culture at a booth with a table display is now open. Follow these links to the surveys (call for performers, call for table displays)
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: CAW Student Centre
12:00 pm parade from Welcome Centre to CAW Student Centre
12:20 pm flag show
12:30 pm First Nation’s welcoming
12:40 pm National Anthem
12:50 pm opening remarks from President Dr. Robert Gordon
1:00 - 3:15 pm student performances, games, treats
3:30 pm closing remarks