Charleston Lowcountry Kwanzaa 2014 Schedule



Seven Days of Kwanzaa: A celebration of community and heritage

UMOJA (Unity) 

Friday Dec 26. 5 – 6 pm

Lighting of the KWANZAA KINARA, Marion Square Park

Friday, December 26, 2014 7pm – 9pm

Reclamation Service – Location: Nichols Chapels AME – 57 Kennedy Street, Charleston, SC

KUJICHAGULIA (Self Determination)

Saturday, December 27, 2014 6pm – 8pm

Annual Multifaceted Kwanzaa Program sponsored by Ta Seti Dynasty

Location: YMCA

2085 Cannon Street, Charleston, SC

UJIMA (Collective Work and Responsibility)

Sunday, December 28, 2014 6pm – 8pm

Discuss and celebrate the principle of Kwanzaa with your family.

UJAMAA (Cooperative Economics)

Monday, December 29, 2014 2:30pm – 7pm

Celebration of Ujamaa

Parade begins at Phillip Simmons Mall Park (America St. and Columbus St., Charleston, SC, 29413) and ends at St. Julian Devine Community Center (1 Cooper St, Charleston, SC). There will be a program to celebrate Ujamaa after the parade ends.

NIA (Purpose)

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 4pm – 8pm

Evening in the spirit of Nia, sponsored by the Tri-County Black Nurses Association and the YWCA

Program Centered around the principle of Nia.

Location: YWCA

106 Coming Street, Charleston, SC

KUUMBA (Creativity)

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 4pm – 6pm

Discuss and celebrate the principle of Kwanzaa with your family.

IMANI (Faith)

Thursday, January 1, 2015 1pm

Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony Sankofa Burial Grounds

Location: Corner of Folly Rd. and Maybank Hwy

Thursday, January 1, 2015  4pm – 8pm

KARAMU (Feast)

African Drum and Dance and Various Performing Groups

Reading of Essays from Contest Winners, Children Arts and Crafts to celebrate Kuumba

Location: Ferndale Community Center

1919 Bolden Ave, North Charleston, SC


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