Next Diwali holiday is on

14th November 2020, Saturday

What is Diwali?

Diwali

Diwali is one of the most popular festivals in Hindu countries. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and it symbolizes the victory of good over evil. The lamps are lit as a sign of hope and celebration. The celebration of this festival lasts for five days and five nights during the Hindu month of Ashwayuja.

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When is Diwali?

How long until Diwali?
Next Diwali takes place in 361 Days.
Dates of Diwali
YearWeekdayDate
2024 Friday1st Nov
2023 Thursday9th Nov
2022 Monday24th Oct
2021 Thursday4th Nov
2020 Saturday14th Nov
2019 Sunday27th Oct
2018 Wednesday7th Nov
2017 Thursday19th Oct
2016 Sunday30th Oct
2015 Wednesday11th Nov
Duration
1 Day

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