The UJIMA, Inc. 21st ANNUAL KWANZAA CELEBRATION At Cary, North Carolina Arts Center on December 29th

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Shabutaso: The Magic of African Rhythm and the          North Carolina Association of Black Storytellers perform at the 21thy Annual Kwanzaa Celebration in Cary Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Cary Arts Town Center

CARY, NC – The Ujima Group, Inc. in partnership with the Town of Cary will host its 21th Kwanzaa Celebration at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue located in downtown Cary, NC. 2014.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Developing and Encouraging Our Youth” and will feature a performance by The Magic of African Rhythm and the North Carolina Association of Black storytellers. In the tradition of every Kwanzaa celebration there will be a procession of the elders and the Harambee Circle.

The celebration includes fun for the whole family with an ethnic food, vendor market and craft activities for children. Kwanzaa is a community cultural celebration that highlights African-American heritage and family through seven values – unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.
There will be fun and activities for the entire family — young and old. Doors open at 11:00 am for the vendor marketplace and Children’s Village. The program and performance begins promptly at 3:00 p.m.

The Town of Cary co-sponsors the Kwanzaa Celebration through the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department with The Ujima Group, Inc., a non-profit 501© community based organization that promotes cultural diversity through educational programs and the arts. For more information, please call Lester Thomas, 919 380-7020, email: or The Cultural Arts Program Specialist,                   (919) 462-3963 or visit the Town’s website at

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