Celebrate the best of auckland’s vibrant indian culture the 20-21 oct 2018 at the annual auckland diwali festival tens of thousands of aucklanders of all ages turn out each year for the auckland diwali festival. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by hindus, sikhs and buddhists around the world people from all walks of life decorate their homes with diyas. Diwali 2018 when is diwali in 2018 every year the festival falls either in november or in october and that depends on how the cycle of moon is going in that particular year. Diwali, the hindu festival of lights, celebrates the victory of good over evil and the triumphant return of lord ram to the city of ayodha after vanquishing ravana in the kingdom of lanka.
Taking place on october 19 this year in accordance to the hindu lunar calendar is india's biggest festival, diwali the word itself is derived from the. Diwali is also known as deepavali, dipavali, dewali, deepawali, or the festival of lights it is celebrated in october or november each year diwali celebrations can last for about five days millions of hindus around the world celebrate diwali with gift exchanges, fireworks and festive meals the. The auspicious and the biggest indian festival – diwali is here again for the people of india to celebrate with great pomp and show it’s time for everyone to convey wishes and love to near and dear ones with diwali.
When is diwali in 2018, 2019, and 2020 diwali falls in either october or november each year, depending on the cycle of the moon it's observed on the 15th day of kartik, the holiest month in the hindu lunar calendar the diwali festival actually runs for five days, with the main celebrations. The auckland diwali festival will be celebrating its 17 th festival from 20-21 october, 2018 in aotea square more than 54,000 people attend each year to celebrate this important and ancient indian festival. Marked with firework displays and family feasts, diwali, is a five-day festival celebrated by millions of people across the world every autumn the festival is observed by hindus, sikhs and jains. Diwali has a very special significance in jainismit marks the anniversary of nirvana (final release) or liberation of mahavira's soul, the twenty fourth and last jain tirthankara of present cosmic ageit is celebrated at the same time as the hindu festival of diwalidiwali marks the end of the year for the jains and it likewise remembers the passing commemoration of their 24th tirthankara. Diwali festival, new delhi, india 988 likes 2 talking about this 5,385 were here wwwwildfilmsindiacom - we own the world's largest archive of.
Diwali is celebrated by hindus in india and all around the world in october or november it is the hindu new year and is either a 3-day or 5-day holiday depending on where you come from the festival of lights diwali will next be celebrated on 7th november 2018 it is a very exciting and colourful holiday homes are cleaned to welcome the new year and windows are opened so that the hindu. Diwali is a very important festival in the hindu calendar it is one of the most colorful, sacred and loveliest festivals of the hindus it is mainly celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm throughout the length and breadth of india, the birthplace of hinduism, however thanks to the large indian diaspora you can see diwali celebrations all over the world. Diwali fest is an annual south asian arts & culture festival, produced by the diwali celebration society with multiculturalism and inclusiveness as two of our organization’s core values, our slogan “light your spirit” is reflective of our mandate to bring together people of all backgrounds in a celebration of “the universal light that exists in everyone.
Watch video diwali, or deepavali, a sanskrit word meaning “rows of lighted lamps,” is a hindu-originated festival celebrated in india and by the indian diaspora during the. Diwali is a multiple-day festival that represents the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness and it's one of the few indian festivals that almost all people celebrate, regardless of their faith. Five days of diwali diwali is a festival of joy, splendor, brightness legends of diwali diwali, the festival of lights, celebrates the diwali festival in india diwali is celebrated on a nation-wide scale diwali pooja a diwali pooja is worship to the deities diwali festival fun diwali is a time for fun and revelry diwali messages diwali is a time for fun and revelry.
The five days of diwali celebrations diwali is a festival that spans five days in many regions of india, with diwali night being the night of the new moon—the darkest night at the end of the hindu lunar month of ashvin and the start of the month of kartika. A free, family-friendly festival that offers the flavours, sights and sounds of indian culture in the heart of auckland this festival celebrates traditional and contemporary indian culture in its many forms as well as being new zealand’s largest vegetarian festival, with a vast range of indian foods and sweets. Diwali find the date for diwali 2014 in the multifaith calendar diwali, the hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from south asia.
To celebrate diwali, the annual ‘festival of lights’, this coin features a representation of a dancing ganesha diwali is celebrated by millions of hindus, sikhs, jains and some buddhists around the world. 15 interesting facts about diwali 1 hindu new year diwali marks the hindu new year it is the largest and most celebrated festival in india 2. The south african hindu maha sabha is excited to host the durban diwali festival 2018 2018 marks our 20th anniversary and we are ensuring that it is bigger, better and more colourful than before so that durban can usher in diwali with much pomp and splendour. 22 hours ago the hindu festival off lights was held in front of city hall in jersey city on sunday dozens of residents came out for diwali, the annual hindu tradition the festival.