Kwanzaa is a unique African-American celebration of family, community and culture based on seven important principals. The event is celebrated December 26 through January 1, and was founded by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. Kwanzaa was created to reaffirm and restore our roots in African Culture. To learn more about Kwanzaa visit the website at: www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org.
Kenté Cultural Center has at least two Kwanzaa celebrations it offers - the Kwanzaa Bazzar in November and a Kwanzaa Celebration featuring the Nguzo Saba (seven principles) which is held the last week in December.
For details on Kwanzaa celebrations being planned, please call the Kenté Cultural Center or view our calendar of events for more information.