Diwali

Mon 6 Nov 2023 | Latest News 2023 - 24, RE, Year 5

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Diwali symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance and is celebrated during the Hindu lunisolar  months of Ashvin. The celebrations generally last five or six days and this year begins on Sunday 12th November.

As it is a festival of light, we worked in groups to design a diva lamp. A Diva Lamp is used in India and Nepal and are often used as for special occasions such as Diwali.