Kwanzaa in August (KIA) Festival

August 3-5, 2018


Kwanzaa in August (KIA) Festival

Kwanzaa in August (K.I.A.) is an initiative that kicks off August 3-5, 2018 during the K.I.A. Fest which will take place east of the river in Washington, D.C. at the Anacostia Arts Center.  The festival will feature various business owners, artists, arts placemakers , activists and educators that promote the ideals of the seven principles known as the Nguzo Saba. The seven principles of Unity, Self-Determination Collective Work & Responsibility, Cooperative Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith are inherent in the programming that takes place during this initiative that encourages community involvement.

If your company would like to participate as a sponsoring organization, contact us at to receive information on how you can take part. Please view the call for artists and submissions below:


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