Kwanzaa Tales

Artist: TAHIRA

Type: Performances / Assembly

Program Availability: In-Person, Virtual

  • Kwanzaa Tales by TAHIRA
  • Kwanzaa Tales by TAHIRA
  • Kwanzaa Tales by TAHIRA


In her interactive performance, TAHIRA, shares the seven principles (Nguzo Saba) of Kwanzaa  through storytelling and music. . Kwanzaa is an African American and pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture.

The central cultural values of Kwanzaa: Unity, Self-Determination, Collective Work and Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity, and Faith are interwoven into a fun and engaging program that will have the audience spontaneously joining in. Kwanzaa created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Africana Studies, is a seven-day cultural festival that is observed from December 26 and ends January 1. TAHIRA will share how the seven principles of Kwanzaa are upheld throughout the year and are central to community and culture in the African Diaspora.

Program options:

In-person • Virtual (Live Streaming)

Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged a travel fee.)

Price & Info


Assembly Price: $940

Assembly Two-in-a-Row Price: $1275

Additional Fees: In-Person Program Travel Fee - $95 per day; Virtual Program Technology Fee - $45; (On-Demand programs are not charged travel or tech fees)


Audience Limit: 250

Program Length: 45 minutes

Appropriate For Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th




Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections

Social Studies

Visual & Performing Arts


Technical Requirements

2 mics with sound on adjustable height stands or one lavalier microphone. One chair and a six foot table.