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Festival of lights aka Diwali is the most popular festival from South Asia to celebrate victory of good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. Regardless of mythological explanation, Diwali stands for reaffirmation of hope, a renewed commitment to friendship and goodwill and celebration of the joys of life. Diwali is time for thoroughly spring-cleaning home, wearing new cloths, and decorating buildings with fancy lights. Children and family enjoy the festival by lighting traditional lamps (diya), fireworks, rangoli drawings and exchanging sweets as gifts. Diwali celebrated on the night of new moon with lit lamps makes way for wealth and prosperity of millions of people. Click here to know more about Diwali.