The celebration of Diwali in South Africa is a diverse kaleidoscope of the Hindu festival of LIGHTS!
Official Diwali Dates
The North Indian population is celebrating Diwali on the 30th October 2016 while South Indian population celebrate on the 29th October.
- 29 October, 2016 – Deepavali (Naraka Chaturdasi)
- 30 October, 2016 – Lakshmi Pooja (Diwali)
- 31 October, 2016 – Bali Padyami (Kartika Shuddha Padwa)
- 01 November, 2016 – Yama Dvitiya
Note: Deepavali falls on 29 October 2016 (one day before Diwali)
- Gauteng: HCC Diwali Festival details click here
- Durban: Mt Edgecombe Diwali Festival TBA
- Cape Town: Diwali Fest TBA
Diwali Recipes: 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.
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