Deepavali, or Diwali, falls on the 22 Oct this year. It is one-day public holiday in Singapore and is the most important celebration of the Hindu year.It is a five-day Hindu festival that begins on the shortest day of the year between the period mid-October and mid-November. Deepavali or Diwali celebrates light overcoming darkness , that is why is also known as the Festival of Lights.
In Singapore, Indians celebrate this festivity with multitudes of activities. The streets of Little India burst with bright colours, buzzingly stalls, tasty spicy foods and wonderful traditions – they certainly lives up to its name, festival of light filling Singapore’s Little India district with dazzling street decorations and colourful lights. For more information about Deepavali, please visit this site: Lisha.org
As with every year, we launched our 2014 Deepavali Hampers with a variety of fine chocolates, biscuits, cookies and wines.