It’s beautiful… It reminds me of home in Africa. It is a way to celebrate my culture… Just the drumming and the music, it reminds me of home. – Pearl Forbes, Liberian native
Hayti Legacy Kwanzaa kicks off the week-long Kwanzaa festivities in the Triangle. Kwanzaa is a 7-day celebration of family, community, and culture observed from December 26 through January 1.
Co-sponsors – The Magic of African Rhythm and Hayti Heritage Center – bring the community together under Kwanzaa’s first day and principle – Umoja – Ki-Swahili for Unity. The day-long celebration features a documentary film showing, interactive activities for families, and evening performances. See Kwanzaa Across the Triangle page for more information and a listing of Kwanzaa events throughout the Triangle.
WHO: Children, Adults, Seniors
WHAT: Hayti Kwanzaa– family-friendly African-American cultural celebration
WHEN: Thursday December 26th, 2019 1pm – 9:00pm
WHERE: Hayti Heritage Center 804 Old Fayetteville St. Durham, NC 27701
HOW MUCH: Suggested donation of $1 for children and seniors, $3 for adults; No one will be turned away
VOLUNTEERS, VENDORS AND SPONSORS WANTED!!!
African Marketplace clothing, crafts, food, books, and MORE
Cultural Arts Sampler 20 minute sampler classes for kids and adults offered by local artists and instructors
Chess Village– Chess fun facilitated by Coach Eric Zeigler
Candle Lighting Ceremony hosted by Zayd Malik Shakur
Performances music, dance, fun!