2018 Kwanzaa Celebration

December 28, 2018

December 28, 2018

1:00 pm To 5:00 pm

Martin Luther King Community Center, 1000 South Owens Street, Bakersfield, 93307

Free, Family Friendly

(661) 319-7611

Event Description

You are cordially invited to experience Kwanzaa 2018 – A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture!

The Kwanzaa Celebration will be held on UJIMA Day.  Doors open at 12:15pm for public viewing of the spectacular exhibition artifacts showcased in the Harambee African Art Community Gallery.  The cultural program will begin at 1 pm.  African Heritage attire is strongly encouraged to portray and support the essence and ambiance of the Kwanzaa cultural tradition.

The 2018 Kwanzaa Celebration will feature:

  • Oblinyanko Drum and Dance Ensemble 
  • EYO, the Stiltwalker with the Teye Sa Thiosanne Drummers
  • a Kora Musician / Baba, the Griot
  • African Folktale Storytelling 
  • Harambee African Art Exhibition 

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors:

  • The Sankofa Collective 
  • First And Always Melanin
  • New Spirit Women’s Group
  • Jus-N-Tyme Barbershop 
  • Ubuntu Baskets 
  • City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks

We are so absolutely excited and we can’t wait to see you at the annual Kwanzaa cultural tradition.

For more information, please telephone or text (661) 319-7611.

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