What Is Kwanza? Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Kwanzaa (but Were Afraid to Ask) Dec 13 2011 • By Natasha Dantzig 3 0 Happy Kwanzaa! There's more to December celebrations than Hanukkah and Christmas. Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by millions, yet many aren't familiar with the fundamentals of the popular holiday. Take our quiz and test your Kwanzaa IQ.