City of Alexandria, VA
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|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Family, Holiday Event, Museums, Parker Gray|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/7290
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