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KWANZAA

CELEBRATE

December 26th-January 1st

What is Kwanzaa?

Kwanzaa is a 7-day celebration of the African culture, resilience and community on American soil. Families come together in feasting and gift giving. 

The 7 Principles

  • Umoja (Unity)

  • Kujichajulia (Self-Determination))

  • Ujima (Collective work & Responsibility)

  • Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)

  • Nia (Purpose)

  • Kuumba (Creativity)

  • Imani (Faith)

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Events

Each year people of the African Diaspora band together in the City of Richmond to celebrate Kwanzaa as a collective. Events are open to the public. 

See Local Events >

THANK YOU TO OUR 2020 PARTICIPANTS & PARTNERS

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