Diwali, one of the most colourful and important dates on the Indian calendar, is being celebrated across Metro Vancouver this fall.
India’s biggest and most important holiday is celebrated globally and falls on Sunday, November 12 this year. It is a time for families to come together for food, fireworks and fun.
But what exactly is the Festival of Lights all about? We’ve put together a handy explainer to help you get ready for the festivities this year.