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11/18/2013

Winthrop's Nov. 21 Kwanzaa Celebration Will Feature The Healing Force Group

Quick Facts

 The Healing Force, a family of artists that celebrates African culture through storytelling, drumming, music and dancing, will be the special guest group at Winthrop University’s Kwanzaa Celebration on Nov. 21.
 Kwanzaa, a non-religious celebration founded in 1966, is based on seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.
 Traditionally celebrated Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Kwanzaa is celebrated before the holiday break at Winthrop.

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The Healing Force
ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Healing Force, a family of artists that celebrates African culture through storytelling, drumming, music and dancing, will be the special guest group at Winthrop University’s Kwanzaa Celebration on Nov. 21.

The group, from Winston-Salem, N.C., presents programs which are designed to encourage positive behavior, provide creative opportunities and enrich school curriculum.

This year's celebration will be held at 7 p.m. in Dina’s Place, located in the DiGiorgio Campus Center.

Kwanzaa, a non-religious celebration founded in 1966, is based on seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith.

Traditionally celebrated Dec. 26-Jan. 1, Kwanzaa is celebrated before the holiday break at Winthrop.

The Nov. 21 celebration is an approved global cultural event for students.

For more information, contact Kinyata Adams Brown, program director for Multicultural Student Life and Off-Campus Student Affairs, at 803/323-4503.

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