Did You Know? Countdown to Kwanzaa 2009 (12/25)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures &
Folklore about Kwanzaa

Dec 25 : 01 day till Kwanzaa

Did you know that the official colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green?

These colors, inspired by the African flag, are represented in the candles lit each night, and also are included in home decorations. Other decorations feature traditional African items, such as baskets, cloths, and harvest symbols.

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.

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