Wednesday 24 November is United Nations Day, a celebration of the world’s largest intergovernmental organisation. Established by the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, a further 50 sovereign states signed up as founding members in 1945, with Poland signing up later in the year.
It’s fascinating to see that list of founding countries and compare it with our roster of international artists! We can provide artists who were born or play the music of all but a handful of these countries. Click on the coloured links to discover our specialist music acts for just a small selection of the UN countries.
Aurora French songs and jazz standards
|Republic of China
Wei Li Chinese Orchestra
Verona Chard Cockney Show
The Bearcat Cajun Playboys
|Brazil||Byelorussia (now Belarus)|
How well do you know your UN?
Without wishing to sound like an episode of “Pointless”, here’s a quick quiz to test your UN knowledge. No prizes, just for fun!
1. Which of these member states did NOT join in 2002?
- A. Timor-Leste
- B. Switzerland
- C. Tajikistan
2. Which of these island states has observer status at the UN only?
3. How many UN countries currently officially recognise the Republic of China (Taipai)?
4. The gloriously named former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was from:
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