Kwanzaa to celebrate African American tradition from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1

Kwanzaa, a seven-day celebration beginning Dec. 26.

The Higher Columbus community celebration of Kwanzaa moves this year from the King Arts Advanced, which is going through renovation, to the Ohio Heritage Center.

The 7-working day celebration will begin Dec. 26. The local occasion will run from 4 to 8 p.m. each day, and is a joint effort between the Ohio History Connection and Tawi Household Village.

“Tawi Spouse and children Village has for quite a few a long time led a citywide Kwanzaa celebration,” said Lyn Logan-Grimes, the African American heritage encounter developer at the Ohio Historical past Link. “So I approached them this year about internet hosting it here at the Ohio Heritage Link, which is a initially for us. That is definitely remarkable.”

Phyllis Ransom, who holds the position of Elder with Tawi Relatives Village, is a person of the main organizers of the event.