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Deepavali in Singapore

Diwali in Singapore

Celebrating the Festival of Lights in the Lion City

Diwali's Presence in Singapore

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm in Singapore. The festival brings together people from various communities to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil.

Lighting Up Little India

One of the vibrant hubs of Diwali celebrations in Singapore is Little India. The streets come alive with colorful lights and decorations, creating a festive atmosphere. The iconic Deepavali light-up along Serangoon Road is a major highlight, featuring elaborate decorations and light displays.

Cultural Performances and Events

Singapore embraces the cultural diversity of Diwali with various events and performances. Cultural shows, dance performances, and traditional music add to the festivities. These events often showcase the multiculturalism that is characteristic of Singapore.

Diwali Bazaars and Markets

During Diwali, markets and bazaars in Singapore bustle with activity. Stalls selling traditional Indian clothing, jewelry, and festive decorations attract locals and tourists alike. It's a time for shopping and indulging in the vibrant colors of Diwali.

Delicious Diwali Delights

Food plays a central role in Diwali celebrations, and Singapore offers a variety of delectable treats during this time. From traditional sweets like gulab jamun and jalebi to savory delights, the Diwali feasts in Singapore cater to diverse tastes.


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