Holidays on the Net invites you to a holiday celebration – Kwanzaa on the Net.
Kwanzaa is a 7 day festival celebrating the African American people, their culture and their history. It is a time of celebration, community gathering, and reflection. A time of endings and beginnings.
So join us for some fun Holiday things for you and your family. We’ve got stories of Kwanzaa, holiday pictures for the kids to print and color, and crafts to make. We also have holiday recipes to help make your celebration a delicious one!
So bring your kids and tell your friends. Don’t forget to send your friends and family Kwanzaa greetings with our FREE e-greeting cards. Kwanzaa begins on December 26th and continues until New Years Day, January 1st.
The Festival of KwanzaaÂ
The holiday of Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Maulana
Karenga in 1966, during the period of US history in which
African Americans were involved in struggles for their civil
The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa
The foundation of Kwanzaa are the Seven Principles, or Nguzo Saba…
The Symbols of KwanzaaÂ
Along with the Seven Principles and the seven days of
Kwanzaa, there are seven symbols or implements that are used
in the celebration of the holiday.
The Kwanzaa Kinara
During Kwanzaa candles are placed in a special candle holderÂ called the Kinara. There are seven candles used, each representing one of the Seven Principles of Kwanzaa…
Lighting The Kinara
On the first day of Kwanzaa the black candle is lit, representing the first principle of Kwanzaa – Umoja (oo-MOH-jah): Unity…
Celebrating Kwanzaa At Home
Since Kwanzaa is a relatively new holiday, you, your family and your community can use your creativity and imagination in the way the holiday is observed.
Holiday pictures to print and color and fun and entertaining craft projects…
Kwanzaa E-greeting Cards
Send FREE Kwanzaa Greeting Cards to your friends and family. Kwanzaa begins on December 26th.
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