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Diwali/Deepavali in Singapore

Diwali is also known as Deepavali, Dipavali, Dewali, Deepawali or the Festival of Lights. 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
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
WedOct 182017Diwali/DeepavaliNational holiday

Quick Facts

Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular Hindu festivals.

Diwali/Deepavali 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Diwali/Deepavali 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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List of dates for other years

World Holiday on October 29, 2016

Fun Holiday on October 29, 2016

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