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Kwanzaa HERITAGE Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE (ON DEGNAN BLVD)

December 26, 2015 from 10am to 7pm
The Kwanzaa HERITAGE Festival, Block Parade, & Candle Lighting Ceremony on DECEMBER 26TH is a unique African American Cultural Event for the entire family & friends. The ALL DAY festival begins @ 10:00 a.m. in Leimert Park Village on (Degnan Blvd). The Block Parade begins at 11:00 & the Candle Lighting Ceremony begins at 1:00. The "FREE" ONE DAY FESTIVAL will feature Live Music, Traditional Dancing, Drum Circle, Food Court, FASHION SHOW, authentic Marketplace, & a Childrens…See More
Dec 21, 2015
Karimu Ali commented on Karimu Ali's event Kwanzaa HERITAGE Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony
"GREAT EVENT!!!! LOOKING FORWARD TO BEING THERE!!! Lainifu"
Dec 16, 2015
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Kwanzaa HERITAGE Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE (ON DEGNAN BLVD)

December 26, 2015 from 10am to 7pm
The Kwanzaa HERITAGE Festival, Block Parade, & Candle Lighting Ceremony on DECEMBER 26TH is a unique African American Cultural Event for the entire family & friends. The ALL DAY festival begins @ 10:00 a.m. in Leimert Park Village on (Degnan Blvd). The Block Parade begins at 11:00 & the Candle Lighting Ceremony begins at 1:00. The "FREE" ONE DAY FESTIVAL will feature Live Music, Traditional Dancing, Drum Circle, Food Court, FASHION SHOW, authentic Marketplace, & a Childrens…See More
Dec 16, 2015
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Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at Leimert Park Village on Degnan Blvd.

December 27, 2014 from 10am to 7pm
Come out and celebrate!! The Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and Block Parade.  You will enjoy a unique African American Cultural event that is great fun for the entire family.  “It’s Kwanzaa Time” Bring the family and  join the community Block Parade. You will love this day long celebration. Noon time Candle Lighting Ceremony, live music, community dancing, authentic crafts, continuous drum circle, exotic foods,  special children’s village and health screening.Be a part of this warm and enjoyable…See More
Dec 26, 2014
Karimu Ali shared Heather Lee Presha's blog post on Facebook
Dec 24, 2014
Karimu Ali commented on Heather Lee Presha's blog post Kwanzaa Festival and Candle Lighting Ceremony (Dec. 27th)
"Designer YENDI Collections will be a vendor @ the Kwanzaa Heritage Festival.  Also the "RECHARGE" Youth group will be performing the first ever step to the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa.  Wonderful Children's village with Pony…"
Dec 24, 2014
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Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at Leimert Park Village on Degnan Blvd.

December 27, 2014 from 10am to 7pm
Come out and celebrate!! The Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and Block Parade.  You will enjoy a unique African American Cultural event that is great fun for the entire family.  “It’s Kwanzaa Time” Bring the family and  join the community Block Parade. You will love this day long celebration. Noon time Candle Lighting Ceremony, live music, community dancing, authentic crafts, continuous drum circle, exotic foods,  special children’s village and health screening.Be a part of this warm and enjoyable…See More
Dec 24, 2014
Minyan Murphy promoted Karimu Ali's event Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony
Dec 19, 2014
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Dec 9, 2014
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Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at Leimert Park Village on Degnan Blvd.

December 27, 2014 from 10am to 7pm
Come out and celebrate!! The Kwanzaa Heritage Festival and Block Parade.  You will enjoy a unique African American Cultural event that is great fun for the entire family.  “It’s Kwanzaa Time” Bring the family and  join the community Block Parade. You will love this day long celebration. Noon time Candle Lighting Ceremony, live music, community dancing, authentic crafts, continuous drum circle, exotic foods,  special children’s village and health screening.Be a part of this warm and enjoyable…See More
Dec 4, 2014
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KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY at Leimert Park Vision Lot,

December 28, 2013 from 10am to 6pm
12TH ANNUAL KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL, BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY.SATURDAY, DEC. 28TH, 10:A.M. - 6:00 P.M.. LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE VISION LOST. 4300 DEGNAN BLVD, L.A. 90008"FREE" ONE DAY FESTIVAL: LIVE MUSIC, TRADITIONAL DANCING, LULA WASHINGTON YOUTH DANCE TROUPE, DRUM CIRCLE, FOOD COURT, MARKETPLACE, HEALTH PAVILION, CHILDREN'S VILLAGE/FACE PAINTING.VENDORS, PARADE PARTICIPANTS, & VOLUNTEERS WELCOMED!PHONE (323)-789-0580/Kwanzala7@yahoo.com/…See More
Dec 22, 2013
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KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY at Leimert Park Vision Lot,

December 28, 2013 from 10am to 6pm
12TH ANNUAL KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL, BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY.SATURDAY, DEC. 28TH, 10:A.M. - 6:00 P.M.. LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE VISION LOST. 4300 DEGNAN BLVD, L.A. 90008"FREE" ONE DAY FESTIVAL: LIVE MUSIC, TRADITIONAL DANCING, LULA WASHINGTON YOUTH DANCE TROUPE, DRUM CIRCLE, FOOD COURT, MARKETPLACE, HEALTH PAVILION, CHILDREN'S VILLAGE/FACE PAINTING.VENDORS, PARADE PARTICIPANTS, & VOLUNTEERS WELCOMED!PHONE (323)-789-0580/Kwanzala7@yahoo.com/…See More
Dec 14, 2013
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KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY at Leimert Park Vision Lot,

December 28, 2013 from 10am to 6pm
12TH ANNUAL KWANZAA HERITAGE FESTIVAL, BLOCK PARADE & CANDLE LIGHTING CEREMONY.SATURDAY, DEC. 28TH, 10:A.M. - 6:00 P.M.. LEIMERT PARK VILLAGE VISION LOST. 4300 DEGNAN BLVD, L.A. 90008"FREE" ONE DAY FESTIVAL: LIVE MUSIC, TRADITIONAL DANCING, LULA WASHINGTON YOUTH DANCE TROUPE, DRUM CIRCLE, FOOD COURT, MARKETPLACE, HEALTH PAVILION, CHILDREN'S VILLAGE/FACE PAINTING.VENDORS, PARADE PARTICIPANTS, & VOLUNTEERS WELCOMED!PHONE (323)-789-0580/Kwanzala7@yahoo.com/…See More
Dec 4, 2013
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"Lula Washington Youth Dance Troupe will perform @ 1pm"
Dec 26, 2012
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Dec 26, 2012
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Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony at Leimert Park Village Vision Parking Lot/

December 29, 2012 all day
11th Annual Kwanzaa Heritage Festival, Block Parade & Candle Lighting Ceremony - Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Located at the Vision Parking Lot in Leimert Park - 43rd & Degnan. Block parade begins at 10:00 a.m. beginning in the Vision Lot on 43rd & Degnan. The FREE festival is featuring live music by WADADA and many more, LULA WASHINGTON Youth Dance Troupe, Drum Circle,  International Food Court, Kwanzaa Heritage Marketplace, Health Pavilion, Children's…See More
Dec 21, 2012

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So what brings you to Leimert Park Beat? Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I'm coming to this site because I'm one of the producers of the Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival - Labor Day Weekend. Also, I've been a part of Leimert Park since 1980--we use to vend at different cultural events that were in the park
Last song I heard or I sang:
Anthony Hamilton, Jennifer Holliday, Prince
Profession:
Entreprenuer - I'm a designer Karimu Designs 4U!, co-founder of the Kwanzaa Heritage Foundation, and partner of a non-profit call Educate, Motivate, & Graduate.
Hometown:
Los Angeles
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Married

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First off thank you so much! I'm honored that you've extended such an amazing invitation. Unfortunately I must decline, but I really am truly grateful that you thought so much of my expressions. In all humility, thank you.
 
 
 

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