Kwanzaa is an annual celebration that honors the culture and traditions of people of African origin was first celebrated in December 1966 and January 1967. It is a celebration that focuses solely on the lives of the African-American people and other people from African descent.
The holiday was first proposed by Maulana Karenga to provide the people belonging to African descent a holiday to celebrate their cultural heritage and the key values of family and community.
This one dedicated holiday runs the week between Christmas and the New Year, which ends with a feast and the exchange of gifts. During the celebrations, candles are lit and libations are poured.
Below is a list of Greetings and Quotes that you can share with the fellow Americans on the eve of Kwanzaa-
Kwanzaa Celebration Messages
-As the time has come for the celebration of our distinguished culture, I wish you and your family a very happy Kwanzaa and also hope for your family’s safety.
-We are all equal because we are all born the same so to be treated as equal in this world it shouldn’t matter who you are, where you come from, or the color of your skin. Be proud of Kwanzaa and yourself.
-Christmas brings bundles of joy and happiness back into our lives. But let’s not forget the auspicious occasion of Kwanzaa that reminds us to be proud and celebrate who we are.
-Kwanzaa is more than just a holiday, and it shouldn’t be just celebrated by the black community. So on this occasion of Kwanzaa, let’s join hands in unison and celebrate this joyous occasion.
-Diversity is our nation’s greatest strength that makes for a rich tapestry and the threads of the tapestry hold equal value for lives irrespective of our race and religion. This is what Kwanzaa is all about.
-On the eve of Kwanzaa, let’s teach our children the sense of specialness that comes from being whoever they are or want to be. I hope we honor the essence of the Kwanzaa celebration.
-History has termed the black skin to be nothing but a badge of shame but slowly yet steadily, the world realized that our skin is the glorious symbol of greatness. Celebrate Kwanzaa with pride in your heart.
-It’s the 21st century yet many people have set limited imaginations for black lives. We shall never feel limited by those who don’t like us for who we are. This Kwanzaa let’s celebrate being ‘us’.
-Some people will always judge us by the amount of melanin in our skin or the shape of our eyes or our gender. On the eve of Kwanzaa let’s celebrate the unique identities of each of us as human beings.
-Always remember that whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability eventually comes true for us. So this Kwanzaa, hold your head high and celebrate this lovely occasion with music and wine.
-We’ve come from sturdy peasant stock, men who picked cotton to achieve an unassailable and monumental dignity when odds were against us. Let’s commemorate our history and celebrate Kwanzaa with our loved ones.
-Kwanzaa is a spiritual celebration of life and it gives me great pleasure to wish you a delightful Kwanzaa. May you spend your day without explaining to people what Kwanzaa is.
-The time has come to respect our ancestors’ struggle, strengthen our families and enlighten ourselves through the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Wish you a happy Kwanzaa ahead, friend
-The African proverb of crossing the river with a crowd and the crocodile won’t eat you is now more relevant than ever. This Kwanzaa, let’s take a pledge to be in solidarity and fight racism peacefully.
-The great wealth of African culture is what puts us in the world map. It’s time we go back to our roots and celebrate the beautiful traditions of Kwanzaa with our families and loved ones.
-Despite coming from African culture, some of us want to dive into the mainstream and become like the ones who enslaved us. But remember, Kwanzaa will always be about our history and culture.
-All we ever wanted from people was to look at us as equal. As the world is changing and so does people’s outlook towards us, let’s celebrate this positivity and equality on the eve of Kwanzaa.
-While there are a lot of religious and secular celebrations, but Kwanzaa is a special one as it is a spiritual celebration of African culture. So I wish you a wonderful Kwanzaa and Christmas time ahead.
-A celebration of our heritage, family, and community is incomplete without being able to celebrate it together. So on the eve of Kwanzaa, I urge you to come along in unison and celebrate our lives.
-In this world of choices we’ve only got a few so make the choice of knowing our black heritage as it often inspires and can instill us with strength. I hope you honor and celebrate the traditions of Kwanzaa.
-Our life is split between the call of the Ancestors and the call of modern life. Though the equilibrium can be difficult to maintain but we can always come back to the spirituality of Kwanzaa celebrations.
-Throughout our history there were many difficult times but it was faith in each other that got us through. The time of Kwanzaa is a reminder of what solidarity can achieve.
-Let the candles of Kwanzaa bring you new rays of hope and happiness in your life along with the courage and strength to fulfill your dreams. Wish you and your family an auspicious Kwanzaa.
-The celebration of Kwanza is for every American because each and every one of us makes America so great. So along with Kwanzaa, let’s celebrate the progress of our nation towards racism and inequality.
-Just like Christmas, Kwanzaa has a life of its own. It is about the spirit of all people regardless of color or race. So during this merry and joyous time, let us all celebrate a holiday of the human spirit.
-You can never know where you’re going unless you know where you’ve been. So on the eve of Kwanzaa, I urge all my African American brothers to find answers of ‘where you’ve been’.
-Don’t you ever underestimate the power of unity as just like the seven candles it can illuminate the whole world. Let’s unite once again and celebrate the joyous moment of Kwanzaa with a lovely feast.
Kwanzaa Day Wishes
-This Kwanzaa, I wish you warmth and togetherness.
-I hope you have a happy and prosperous Kwanzaa.
-Love, community and family are all celebrated.
-In the coming year, I wish you light, happiness, and serenity.
-Happy Kwanzaa to you and your family.
-A gorgeous family’s proud heritage is being honored.
-May your Kwanzaa be filled with peace, love, and harmony.
-I’m honoring your diversity.
-I hope you enjoy each of Kwanzaa’s seven days.
-Allow Kwanzaa’s light to fill your house with joy.
-May all the Kwanzaa blessings be yours, from Umoja to Imani.
-Your kindness and wisdom assist so many people.
-We are rooting for you in both your struggle and your triumph.
-Kwanzaa serves as a reminder that good things may happen when people gather around a table.
-Take pride in one another and be grateful for this wonderful Kwanzaa.
-I wish you, everyone, a wonderful Kwanzaa holiday filled with knowledge and kindness, lights and feasts, love and joy, warmth and harmony. Everyone has a wonderful Kwanzaa!
-I pray that this Kwanzaa brings you joy, hope, good vibes, and success in your life in the name of the Lord. This Kwanzaa, eat a lot of food. Enjoy yourself while remaining safe.
-I hope you get the most out of the Kwanzaa festival’s seven days. Warm greetings to all of you.
-May the Kwanzaa light brings you a lot of joy in your life. Kwanzaa to you!
-May God continue to bless you and lead you down the correct road. Have a fantastic Kwanzaa!
-I hope Kwanzaa provides you light and brightness on this auspicious holiday, and that it improves your life in its own unique way.
– May you be surrounded by love and warmth. I wish you a wonderful Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa Day Status
-I hope you have a wonderful time with your loved ones throughout this week-long celebration. Many happy Kwanzaa greetings to you. May God bless you and your family.
-May you begin the New Year with all of Nguzo Saba’s promises! Have a nice time at this celebratory festival. May God bless you, my love.
-Celebrate Kwanzaa with a delicious feast and some funky movements with your family and friends. May the Lord continue to bless you.
-This week-long event may fill your stomach as well as your heart. May it bring you joy and bring your loved ones closer to you.
-May Kwanzaa bring you joy, peace, and harmony.
-Wishing you a Kwanzaa of principle.
-May your Kwanzaa be full of hope, peace, and prosperity.
-May the Kwanzaa cup of togetherness always be full, this Kwanzaa and always.
-This Kwanzaa, may you accept your mission and faith.
-Here’s to Kwanzaa!
-This Kwanzaa, I’m sending you warm greetings.
-Let Kwanzaa serve as a reminder of our most vital values.
-This Kwanzaa, may the Seven Spiritual Principles guide you.
-May the Kwanzaa seven nights of peace, joy, and prosperity give you happiness, light, and prosperity.
– I wish you the happiest Kwanzaa. Have fun with your family.
Kwanzaa Day Captions
-Please accept my heartfelt greetings to my close friends and family. I hope the Kwanzaa celebration brings joy to your home with its wonderful light. #light
-Greetings for a happy Kwanzaa, my buddy! I hope you and your entire wonderful family have a memorable Kwanzaa. #happy
-I consider myself fortunate to have you as part of my family. May God fulfill all of your wishes. Have a wonderful Kwanzaa, my darling. #bliss
-Consume copious amounts of chocolate and get ready for the new year. I wish you a wonderful Kwanzaa. #bliss
-Kwanzaa candles should be lit to bring peace and prosperity into your home. #blessyou
-I wish you a wonderful Kwanza Day. #happyday
On this Kwanzaa, may the Lord bless you with plenty of chocolate cake. #behappy
-This lovely holiday dance is set to Kwanzaa rhythms. Thank you for being such an incredible and fantastic person in my life who never fails to entertain me. #thankyou
-You have put your own pleasure on hold in order for me to be happy. I will be eternally thankful to you. #thankul
-I’m hoping that this Kwanzaa celebration will be one of our most memorable. #celebration
– Happy Kwanzaa to you! I wish you a happy harvest and a joyful holiday season with friends and family! On this particular day, create memories with everyone who cares. #happydays
Kwanzaa Day Quotes
-“Kwanzaa is a special time to remember the ancestors, the bridge builders, and the leaders.” —Dorothy Winbush Riley
-“We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” —Maya Angelou
-“We have religious holidays and we have secular holidays. I see Kwanzaa as an opportunity for African Americans to reaffirm ourselves if we choose to, a chance to rebuild and renew our focus. I see Kwanzaa as a holiday of the spirit.” —Jessica Harris
-“Our children need the sense of specialness that comes from participating in a known and loved ritual. They need the mastery of self-discipline that comes from order. They need the self-awareness that comes from a knowledge of their past. They need Kwanzaa as a tool for building their future and our own.” —Jessica Harris
-“Kwanzaa is a holiday that should be celebrated by everyone, not just the Black community.” —Jacqui Lewis
-“Kwanzaa affirms that mothers and fathers of previous generations transmitted African Americans’ existence and persistence to the mothers and fathers of today. Pass it on.” —Dorothy Winbush Riley
-“We build our temples for tomorrow, strong as we know how, and we stand on top of the mountain, free within ourselves.” —Langston Hughes
“For Africa to me…is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.” —Maya Angelou