Festival of lightsHappy Diwali
Diwali, or Deepavali, means ‘row of lights’ in the Ancient language of India called Sanskrit. During this festival, people decorate their homes with lights and oil lamps, called diyas.
Diwali is an important religious festival originating in India. People often think of Diwali as a Hindu festival, but it is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains.
Today, Diwali is celebrated by millions of people in countries all around the world.