What are the differences between Kwanzaa and Christmas?
xmas has xmas trees to celebrate jesus birth and kwanzaa is an african americanholiday with kinaras
Kwanzaa is a secular occasion, not a religious one. It was founded in 1966.
Kwanzaa is in another country
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No, because Kwanzaa is a non-religious celebration.
A much easier question to answer is: What are the similarities among Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa ? The answer to that one is: In the modern calendar, they're usually all celebrated within the same period of 30 days or so. Everything else is different. Kwanzaa is a secular occasion created in 1966.
Christmas now is in a different year
Nope, it is a Federal Holiday that Equals an Observance. Kwanzaa is the day after Christmas.
The traditional colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green. Kwanzaa is the holiday for ancient Africa for their celebration of Christmas.
They didn't have cars back then.
No, it is Christmas for the black people.
Brazilians celebrate Kwanzaa and Christmas because Christmas is a religious holiday and brings joy to the birth of the savior . Where as Kwanzaa is a holiday to celebrate heritage and native roots.
Weihnacht is the German word for Christmas. However due to cultural differences there are many differences between Christmas in each country not just in Germany.
No. Christmas is a 'religious' festival. Kwanza is a racial one
Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa
yes, they do.
No: they are of different religions.
Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Years
Kwanzaa is not a language, it's a celebration of family and cultures. It's common to use the phrase "Happy Kwanza" or "Heri za kwanzaa"
There is not really an "African American Christmas," per se. It's likely that one is referring to the holiday Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is celebrated around Christmas-time, and celebrates African culture and heritage.
advent is the 4-week period prior to Christmas, with Christmas as the pinnacle and ending of the Advent.
I'm guessing the phrase you're looking for is "Happy Kwanza" rather than "Merry Christmas." Swahili is the mother tongue of the Kwanza celebration and "Kwanzaa yenu iwe na heri!" is literally "May your Kwanzaa be happy!"
It depends on where you live, but usually no. Most schools don't close just for Kwanzaa. They close for the holidays (ex. Christmas and New Year's) that are around Kwanzaa.
You really couldn't, since they're two completely different holidays. But if you wanted to: Christmas is a Christian holiday, celebrating the birth of Jesus. Kwanzaa is a non-denominational African American holiday celebrating values. Also, on Christmas, any kind of gifts are acceptable. On Kwanzaa, they have to be handmade or educational.
Diwali, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and Hanukkah.
No, they are not Christian
No. Kwanzaa is celebrated mainly by African Americans (and African Canadians). The majority of those people are Christian, so they also celebrate Christmas.
the wrapping paper
Christmas, New Years Eve, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.
lights, Christmas trees ,candles ,and presents
what is kiss write a paragraph telling about Kwanzaa and Christmas
It depends on the religion. Most do.
because they do not believe in god
well there is Christmas.then there is Hanukkah.and then there is kwanzaa
No, because they're separate holidays.
the diffrences of christmas back then and now is that back then there were simple gifts now they are more and better gifts
They both include red and green in their holiday colors Yeah and they both occur during the end/beginning of the year.
America Christmas has trees presents and the whole religious aspect. In Japan, Christmas is like New Years is in America.
On Christmas Eve in Italy they have an eight or seven course sea food dinner.
The likely reference is to the post-Christmas holiday Kwanzaa.
They occur in the winter.
they put shoes or boots as there stockings
Kwanzaa originated in the United States. Ron Karenga created Kwanzaa in 1966 as the first specifically African-American holiday. Karenga said his goal was to "...give Blacks an alternative to the existing holiday." (Christmas) === ===
That both are considered festive celebrations is one way that Kwanzaa and Christmas are similar. That both bring together family and friends is a second similarity. A third similarity is the including of the lighting of candles as part of their ceremonies.
Except for Kwanzaa (which is secular), they are religious events and celebrations; but beyond that, they have absolutely nothing in common.
Kwanzaa is a 7 day holiday that starts on Dec. 26th (the day after Christmas) and goes until Jan. 1st of the new year.
Christmas holidays can be well Christmas or for other people can be Hanukkah or Kwanzaa . Which are very festive holidays * Actually, in the United States Christmas holiday or Christmas break was used to refer to the break children had from school between one or two days before Christmas and the day after New Year's Day for many decades. That break is now referred to as Winter break or another generic-type break. I don't… Read More