Diwali 2016 is one of the most awaited moments by everyone around the world. Diwali is the festival of lights, which will be celebrated around the world. It is also known as Deepavali or the festival of lights. It is one of the oldest festivals in the world. Every year, it is observed and celebrated by millions of people around the world. The most of people clean their houses and shops days before the Diwali. It is mostly celebrated by the followers of Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism.
In this article, we have provided information Diwali 2016 Date, Diwali 2017 Date, Diwali 2018 date and other useful information. So, let’s enjoy!
Diwali 2016 Date, When is Diwali in 2016, 2017, 2018
- When is Diwali in 2016: October 30, 2016 (Sunday)
- When is Diwali in 2017: October 19, 2017 (Thursday)
- When is Diwali in 2018: November 7, 2018 (Wednesday)
The Diwali festival begins two days before, with “Dhanteras” and ends on Bhai Dooj, 2 days after Diwali. The most of the people buy millions of rupee gold/silver on the day of “Dhanteras”. It is one of the most important days when people buy precious items such as platinum, house, gold, vehicle and so on.
In many countries, Diwali is an official holiday declared by the Union/Central Government. The Diwali festival is observed and celebrated in many countries such as India, Malaysia, Nepal, Guyana, Fiji, Suriname, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago and Myanmar.
Where it is celebrated?
Diwali is celebrated around the world in most of countries such as Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America (USA), Caribbean, Burma, South Africa, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Fiji, Guyana, Canada, Sri Lanka, India, and others.
It is the most important cultural festival for Hinduism followers across the world. It has been celebrated by Hinduism followers since centuries. It is the most celebrated festival of India according to our list.
Shopping in Diwali
The Diwali shopping is one of the most important days for all the traders across the country. It began before so many days ago, which is the tradition in India. In India, people buy important things days before the Diwali festival. For example, decorative items, gift items, gold/silver, platinum jewelry, clothes, sweets and so many other things. The most of the big deals have also happened in Diwali days.
Read Also: Diwali Vacation Destinations in India
Online Shopping Deals
In recent years, online shopping portals are the most popular places for Diwali shopping among the people of India. A large number of shopping portals provide discounts to the customers. So, it is also the best time for consumers to buy products. Amazon India, Snapdeal, PayTM, Flipkart, eBay and Myntra are popular online shopping portals in India.
Unique Celebrations in India
A new trend is started by young educated people to avoid crackers on Diwali and instead spend the money on charity work. A few organizations in India also urges people to give donations to them to make someone’s Diwali more memorable and happy.
Holiday During Diwali
In India, a good number of people spend their Diwali in popular holiday destinations in India. Goa, Shimla, Diu, Mumbai, Kerala, and Rajasthan are popular travel destinations in India among the people of India. A large number of NRIs also spend their Diwali in India with their loved one.
Article Title: Diwali 2016: When is Diwali in 2016, 2017, 2018 and Diwali 2016 Date
Article last re-published on October 28, 2016.