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Kwanzaa: A Regeneration Celebration

A group of Black dancers performing on the Apollo Stage

Featuring Abdel Salaam’s
Forces of Nature Dance Theater 

An Apollo tradition for more than 15 years, the annual Kwanzaa Celebration returns to bring families together and to create and build communities in an uplifting evening of celebration and reflection.

Featuring the Forces of Nature Dance Theater under the leadership of Abdel Salaam and hosted by Imhotep Gary Byrd, the 2021 edition of the Kwanzaa Celebration on the Digital Stage features traditions from across the country in a powerful evening of music, percussion, and modern and African dance. Join us for a powerful evening of intergenerational sharing and celebrate the holiday season with moments of unity, self-determination and collective responsibility.

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Photo Credit: Shahar Azran Photography

How to Watch

1.  TUNE IN TICKET: Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa as a community on Sunday, December 26 at 7pm ET.
**You may WATCH ON DEMAND between December 26 – January 3 with a TUNE IN TICKET.

2. ON DEMAND TICKET: For greater viewing flexibility and to accommodate our international audience, we invite you to watch the celebration on demand starting December 26 at 9:30pm through January 3  at 11:59pm ET.

Watch on the Apollo Digital Stage 


Questions about tuning into the event? Check out the Digital Stage Viewing Guide for tips and tricks for the best viewing experience.

Please email [email protected] or (212) 531-5305 for any issues with accessing the broadcast watch page.

Limited responses during the holidays: 

  • Between December 27-31, 2021 should you have issue accessing the broadcast watch page, email [email protected] or (212) 531-5305 and allow up to 24 hours for a response.
  • Between January 1-2, 2022 should you have issue accessing the broadcast watch page, email [email protected] and allow up to 24 hours for a response.

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