Question: When is Kwanzaa Celebrated in Brooklyn?
Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration by and for the descendents of the people of Africa in the diaspora, and it is celebrated primarily in the United States. Along with Christmas and Hanukkah, Kwanzaa is regularly celebrated in Brooklyn, through events, musical performances, children's programming and in both public and private schools.
When does Kwanzaa begin and end?
Answer: Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas, on December 26th, and lasts for a week, through New Year's Day, January 1.
The dates for observance of Kwanzaa do not vary from year to year.
Hence, the dates for Kwanzaa are:
- December 26-January 1, 2013
- December 26-January 1, 2014
- December 26-January 1, 2015
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