Kwamzaa Candles (Mishuma Saba)
Kwanzaa candles are called "mishumaa saba". There are seven candles in a set. Each candle represents one of the seven days of Kwanzaa and a distinct and principle for that day. The seven principles are called the "Nguzo Saba" , which is the foundation of Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26th to January 1st. The candle colors are one black, three red and three green.