Festivals of light - Diwali
Diwali or Deepavali is a major festival celebrated by the Indians. As part of the festivities, homes are decorated with earthen lamps and Rangoli ornamentations. Special sweets are also made. Distributing sweets and different colourful varieties of fireworks are the major attraction of this festival.
Dance is the inevitable part of Diwali celebrations especially for North Indians. Diwali also marks the beginning of a new year according to the traditional Hindu calendar.