October 28, 2016
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular festival from South Asia. In Hinduism, Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. Diwali is also celebrated by Sikhs and Jains, though with different back stories for the celebration.
Diwali begins on the 29th October continues through the 30th October.