The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc. presents its 25th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. at the historic Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St, New Britain. Tickets: $15, general admission; $10, seniors and children (under 12). Kwanzaa, an African-American holiday observed each winter, encourages the traditional values of family, community, responsibility, commerce and self-improvement. The celebration is open to people of all ages, races, cultures and faiths, and all are invited. There will be an African Vendor’s Market and live preshow entertainment. Doors open at 6 p.m..
There will be an abundance of entertainment featuring both youth and adults. The performers include a mix of professionals and non- professionals who will offer an eclectic show consisting of African drumming and dancing, Gospel, Jazz, Soul, Pop and Hip Hop music selections and skits.
The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that has worked for 26 years to help children reach their full potential through the arts and to foster multi-cultural appreciation for all ages. These programs are made possible, in part, through grants from the New Britain Commission on Arts, COSIA, Charles Parker Trust, American Savings Foundation and the Greater Hartford Arts Council.