Diwali (Inglis pronunciation: /dˈwɑːl/) an aa cried the "festival o lichts", is an auncient Hindu festival celebratit in hairst every year.[2][3]

Diwali
The Rangoli of Lights.jpg
Rangoli decorations, made uisin coloured pouder, are popular durin Diwali
An aa calledDeepavali, Divali, Thee Vazhi, Festival o Lichts
Observed biHindus, Sikhs, Jains an ither faiths
TeepReligious
CelebrationsDiya an Lichtin, Home decoration, Shoppin, Firewirks, Puja (Prayers), Gifts, Feast an Sweets
BeginsDhanteras, 2 days afore Diwali
EndsBhai Dooj, 2 days efter Diwali
DateDecidit bi the Hindu Lunisolar calendar
2019 date28 October (Sunday)
2020 date15 November (Setturday)
2021 date4 November (Fuirsday)
2022 date25 October (Tysday)
Relatit taeKali Puja, Diwali (Jainism), Bandi Chhor Divas

ReferencesEedit

  1. Holiday Calendar Government of India
  2. The New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998) ISBN 0-19-861263-X - p.540 "Diwali /dɪwɑːli/ (also Divali) noun a Hindu festival with lights...".
  3. Diwali Encyclopedia Britannica (2009)