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Diwali/Deepavali in Singapore

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali or the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year. It is celebrated on the 15th day of Kartika (October/November) in the Hindu calendar. Diwali celebrations can last for about five days.

Beautiful sky lanterns made of colorful cloth for sale for the Diwali festival in India.
Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.
Lanterns for the Diwali celebrations.
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Diwali/Deepavali Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunNov 71999Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
MonNov 81999Diwali/Deepavali observedNational holiday
ThuOct 262000Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
WedNov 142001Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
SunNov 32002Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
MonNov 42002Diwali/Deepavali observedNational holiday
ThuOct 232003Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
ThuNov 112004Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
TueNov 12005Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
SatOct 212006Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
ThuNov 82007Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
MonOct 272008Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
SunNov 152009Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
MonNov 162009Diwali/Deepavali observedNational holiday
FriNov 52010Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
WedOct 262011Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
TueNov 132012Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
SatNov 22013Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
WedOct 222014Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
TueNov 102015Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday
SatOct 292016Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday

Quick Facts

Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.

Diwali/Deepavali 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Diwali/Deepavali 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

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