Friday, December 28, 2012

Kwanzaa


Kwanzaa:
A celebration of African heritage
A celebration of family, community, and culture.

The seven principles of Kwanzaa:
Unity
Self-determination
Responsibility
Cooperation
Purpose
Creativity
Faith

Kwanzaa
Building stronger communities
Building stronger families

Kwanzaa is an annual week-long celebration of African culture and tradition.  Each day is devoted to one of the seven principles. A different candle is lit each day. The seven days of Kwanzaa begin on December 26, 2012 and end on January 1, 2013.

Learn more about Kwanzaa at the official Kwanzaa website.    (http://www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org)

© 2012 Catherine Giordano

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