The Hamilton College InternationalStudent Association, in conjunction with the United Nations Association (UNA)of the Upper Mohawk Valley, will host the 1996 United Nations Day celebration,Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7:15 p.m. in the Fillius Events Barn. The event is freeand open to the general public.

Each year, the UNA of the Upper Mohawk Valley hosts a U.N. Day celebration ata local college campus. International students from area high schools andcolleges are invited to participate in marking the anniversary of the creationof the U.N.

This year's celebration will feature the traditional Roll Call of Nations,during which each nation represented by an international student will berecognized, and a bagpipe solo by Alwyn Chick. Chick is a Watson Scholar fromScotland studying at Hamilton this year.

John Cormican of Utica College will present "Language and Culture and theirRelationship to our Perceptions." Kerry Sethi, director of multiculturalaffairs at Hamilton,will announce the winners of an elementary and middleschool art and essay competition, and UNICEF cards and gifts will be availablefor purchase.

The UNA invites all international guests attending the event to weartraditional dress. For more information on the 1996 U.N. Day celebration,contact the UNA of the Upper Mohawk Valley at 735-3112.

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