December 26: Kwanzaa

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Kwanzaa a week-long cultural festival from December 26th to January 1st with feasts and gift giving. It was initially established to unite African-Americans with their African roots and heritage a celebration of family, community and culture. A candle holder, called a Kinara, holds the seven candles that represent the seven principles of Kwanzaa.