Diwali, or Deepavali, is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated annually and one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism.
#SOUTHAFRICA: Diwali is a five-day-long festival celebrated by Indian diaspora across the globe. This year, Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday, October 27, 2019. In some states of India Diwali 2019 will be celebrated on Monday, October 28.
South Africa’s Diwali celebration for South & North Indians is Sunday, 27 October, 2019.
The festival of lights is observed on the day of ‘Amavasya’ or new moon, the 15th day of Kartik, according to the Hindu calendar. Starting at the end of the cropping season, it is often associated with wealth and happiness.
Diwali, one of the most prominent festivals celebrated in India, indicates the triumph of light over darkness, of good over evil.
This Diwali, light up your homes with our festive recipes. Ditch the elaborate presentation and fancy ingredients, here are super-easy solutions to soothe your aching sweet tooth.