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5 Diwali Customs and Traditions You Should Know About
Every Indian home prepares for Diwali in the ancient traditional ways and celebrates the festival with long-established customs. Here are some Diwali customs and traditions that you should know about.
Two kids who have never met are sent to experience a Hindu party celebrating the popular Festival of Lights. They get styled in traditional clothing, eat a delicious meal and enjoy a night of fireworks.
Diwali - Festival of Lights
A 3-minute video from National Geographic about the traditions of the celebration of Diwali in India
Diwali: Festival of Lights
Learn about Diwali, (also known as Dipawali), India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. There are five days of celebration where people do specific tasks.
Importance of Rangoli
Learn about how rangoli (temporary colourful mandalas) are used to celebrate many holidays in India in this 1 minute video
Ramayana : Story of Diwali
Watch this short children's video that tells the story of Ramayana who was exiled with his wife, Sita, and their son by a jealous queen. When they could finally return, hey were welcomed in a celebration that is now repeated each year!
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