Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about Kwanzaa
Dec 24 : 02 days till Kwanzaa
During the holiday of Kwanzaa, many people exchange greetings in Swahili. A common greeting is “Habari Gani,” which is Swahili for “What’s the News.”
Did you know that on the last full day of Kwanzaa celebrants enjoy a large feast?
This feast, called karamu, is the high point of the holiday.
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. Kwanzaa begins on December 26th and continues until New Years Day, January 1st.