Deepavali popularly known as the “festival of lights”, is an important festival in Hinduism, celebrated for different reasons, For Hindus, Deepavali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated with families and friends.
The Deepavali celebrations in Singapore are amongst the brightest in the world. Thousands of lights lining Serangoon Road every year at this time. The small country of Singapore has a significant number of Indians (around 400,000 – nearly 10% of its entire population).
Deepavali in Singapore will be celebrated on 26th October 2011 this year.