Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most popular festivals in India is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. Diwali falls in either October or November each year, depending on the cycle of the moon. This year the 5-day festival began on October 24th.
Each year, this Festival of Lights celebrates new beginnings and the triumph of good over evil, and light over darkness. See how Diwali was celebrated around the world this year.