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      39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Featuring "THE KOLA NUTCRACKER" in San Diego

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      December 28, 2019

      Saturday   6:30 PM

      2100 Park Avenue
      San Diego, California 92103

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      39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Featuring "THE KOLA NUTCRACKER"

      WorldBeat Cultural Center Presents

      39th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
      Healing Our Community and Preparing for A New Era

      Date: Daily from Wednesday, December 26th to Thursday, December 30th 2019
      Time: Doors open at 6 pm, program starts at 6:30 pm | Cost: Free
      Venue: WorldBeat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd. San Diego 92101      |

      Featuring "THE KOLA NUTCRACKER" is a delightful twist on the classic Nutcracker holiday story, wrapped in a Daishiki and transported to Africa. Sugar Plum Fairy, The Nutcracker Prince and all our favorite characters will take Clara on an Ancestral journey to find SANKOFA. Don't miss this ballet, modern, tap, hip hop, and African dance spectacular!

      In addition each day will feature Ceremonial candle lighting and libation with live Drumming Kwanzaa, Poetry reading by Johnnierenee Nia Nelson, Karamu - the traditional feast ( FREE vegetarian African American soul food), “Kwanzaa Celebration Exhibition” will remain open for tours.

      WorldBeat Cultural Center will be celebrating its 39th Annual Celebration with 5 of the 7 days of Kwanzaa.  Kwanzaa is an African American Holiday celebrated from the 26th of December to the 1st of January. This year, December 26th, marks the 51st anniversary of the Kwanzaa holiday (1966-2016) created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to celebrate and reaffirm family, community, and culture.

      Day 1 -  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26TH Umoja- Unity

      Day 2 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27TH Kujichagulia- Self-Determination

      Day 3 - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28TH Ujima - Collective Work & Responsibility

      Day 4 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29TH Ujamaa- Cooperative Economics

      Day 5 - MONDAY,DECEMBER 30TH Nia - Purpose

      Categories: Festivals

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