24000.341    Kwanzaa Holiday Celebration     Sep-Dec - 2019

Kwanzaa, a secular festival or holiday is observed as a celebration of African American culture, heritage, unity, and traditional values. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor and department chair of Africana Studies at California State University. Dr. Karenga's goal was to start a holiday that paid tribute to the roots and traditional cultural values from the African continent as applied to everyday living. It has now been accepted as a weeklong festival held in the United States and other nations in the African diaspora.

The observance of Kwanzaa is celebrated for seven nights with special significance given to the lighting of the seven colored candles, and discussion of their Swahili symbols and principles. Family and friends participate with poetry readings, songs and African dance selections. The Legacy Museum has often observed this holiday festival and this year invites the Lynchburg Community to join us for the celebration.
Res $0.00 / Non-Res $0.00
Overall Spots Available: 146
Online Spots: 146
In Person Spots: 146
Resident Spots: 146
Non-Resident Spots: 146
Gender: Co-Ed
Grades: All Grades
Ages: All Ages
Registration Dates:
Resident 'Online' Begins:
Thu, 08/01/2019 12:00 AM
Non-Resident 'Online' Begins:
Thu, 08/01/2019 12:00 AM
Resident 'In House' Begins:
Thu, 08/01/2019 12:00 AM
Non-Resident 'In House' Begins:
Thu, 08/01/2019 12:00 AM

Registration Ends:
Fri, 12/27/2019 11:59 PM
Closes in 67 days 20 hours

Activity Dates, Days, Times:
Start Date: Fri, 12/27/2019
End Date: Fri, 12/27/2019
Days/Times: Fri 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Number Of Sessions: 1
Class will not meet on:
Legacy Museum
Company: Legacy Museum

Website: http://legacymuseum.org/
Primary Location:
Theater Rm 205 @ Miller Center
301 Grove St
Lynchburg, VA 24501