DIWALI 2021: A FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IN THE Us

Updated: Sep 14


indian family holding their sparklers outside their home during diwali
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India is known for its colorful and festive celebrations. These celebrations are often loud, full of life, intense, and sometimes chaotic. Indian holidays and festivals are not just celebrated in India alone or Southeast Asian countries like Singapore, with over 354 thousand Indian-Singaporean citizens. Indian festivals and holidays are commemorated worldwide, specifically in the USA. In the latest survey, approximately 4.4 million Indian immigrants residing in the USA.

"The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals." - Siddharth Katragadda

India’s famous writer, Siddharth Katragadda, said, “The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals.” Indian festivals are always related to different religions, beliefs, faith, and other factors. Their festivals are some of the biggest celebrations in Asia. The most popular and is considered one of India’s most important celebrations is Diwali. Allow us to walk you through the coolest ways to celebrate Diwali 2021 in the US!

 


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