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Kwanzaa Live! with Culture Queen

Title:Kwanzaa Live! with Culture Queen
Date & Time:Sat Dec 7, 2013 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. (Map This)
Event Details:The Alexandria Black History Museums Annual Kwanzaa Celebration will host Kwanzaa expert Jessica “Culture Queen” Smith, as she teaches a fresh approach to celebrating Kwanzaa through fun games, songs, dances and hands-on crafts. Participants will learn ideas to help them incorporate Kwanzaa into their own family celebrations.

Founded by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is the 7 day African American festival that celebrates culture, family and community from December 26 to January 1. Kwanzaa highlights seven traditional principles; umoja (unity), kujichagulia (self-determination), ujima (collective work and responsibility), ujamaa (cooperative economics), nia (purpose), kuumba (creativity), and imani (faith), which parents may use to teach children positive community engagement.

Culture Kingdom Kids™ is an educational arts company that produces children’s programs that celebrate African-American culture and history. Jessica Smith is the creative director for company and has worked with the Alexandria Black History Museum for several years on children’s programs at the Museum.
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4356
Fees:$5.00 admission
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Family, Holiday Event, Museums, Parker Gray

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