Vallejo Community Kwanzaa Celebration

The 16th Annual Vallejo Kwanzaa Celebration will be held at the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum on Friday, December 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Strength, Beauty and Spirituality.”

Kwanzaa is a seven day festival which celebrates African and African-American culture and history.

The seven principles, also called the Nguzo Saba, are a set of ideals that are discussed during Kwanzaa, and each day of Kwanzaa represents a different principle. They are listed as:

  • Umoja: Unity
  • Kujichagulia: Self-determination
  • Ujima: Collective Work and Responsibility
  • Ujamaa: Cooperative Economics
  • Nia: Purpose
  • Kuumba: Creativity
  • Imami: Faith

The Vallejo Community Kwanzaa Celebration will feature live entertainment, drumming, food, and vendors. This event begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. For more information, contact Askari Sowonde at (707) 712-3669.


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Date(s) - Fri, Dec 30, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
734 Marin St, Vallejo

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