Deepavali 2018 celebrations

About Diwali

Deepavali festival is one of the most important festivals of Hindus is celebrated with full reverence and joy for three consecutive days. According to the lunar calendar. Deepavali starts on 13th day of the dark fortnight day of the Indian lunar month of Kartik and that day is called Dhan Teras. On this day people buy new utensils and jewellery. Next day (14th day) Lord Yama (Lord of death) is worshiped in the evening for a long life. People would have cleaned and whitewashed their houses and shops by this day. Last day(15th day) is Diwali or Deepavali. It is celebrated at night by lighting rows and rows of lamps to drive away the darkness. It is also called the Festival of Lights.

NSW (Sydney) Deepavali Celebration 

27th October 2018 – Rouse Hill Shopping Centre 11am onwards (Vikrant Pahuja-0402676548)

21st October 2018 – Strathfield, Strathfield park from 11 am to 4 pm

28th October 2018 – Cherry brook in the shopping centre from 11 am to 3 pm (Ashwani Jain – 0403163002)

31st October 2018 – Martin Place (Neelima Pravastu – 0433972160)

3rd November 2018 – Sri Sitarama Kalyanam – at Parramatta Park

4th November 2018 –  Diwali Mela – at Parramatta Park

7th to 20th November 2018 – Diwali Artspace Exhibition at Strathfield High Street Library

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SA (Adelaide) Deepavali Celebration

20th October 2018 – At Adelaide showgrounds (1pm to 10pm)

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ACT (Canberra) Deepavali Celebration

3rd December 2018 – At Federal Parliament House

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Latest News on Diwali

Diwali Tradition – by French Association of Singapore

By: Fayrouz Yataghane. Deepavali illuminates us from September 29th to November 6th Deepavali also named Divali or Diwali is one of the most important cele-bration for the Hindu community. It is celebrated for three consecutive days with the main day being on November 6th this year. In Singapore preparations have started end of September in […]

Diwali coins by ABC Bullion to be sold at Parramatta and Martin Place Diwalis

ABC Bullion is Australia’s leading precious metals and bullion specialist, trading continuously since 1972. For over 40 years, they have assisted clients of every level, to buy and sell gold bullion, silver, platinum and palladium. They have also been a supporter of Diwali festivals celebrated by Hindu Council of Australia for last twenty years. This year, […]

Deepavali in Australia

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Sri Sitarama Kalyanam taking shape

A team of 40 volunteers has got together to plan Sri Bhadrachalam Sitaram Kalyanam Utsav being planned for 3rd and 4th of November to be celebrated as a part of Hindu Council of Australia’s annual Diwali festival. This year is a special occasion. It is the 20th year for celebrating Diwali in Australia. Sri SItarama […]

Perth Mint releases Diwali 2018 Stamp and Coin Cover

The coin features a representation of Ganesha with his traditional motifs – a lotus flower, an ornamental axe and a mouse, symbolising the deity’s state of enlightenment. The design includes the inscription ‘happy diwali’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. No visits yet

Ram Sita Kalyanam Vivah in Parramatta 3rd November 2018

Hindu Council of Australia is celebrating Deepavali festival on 3rd and 4th of November 2018 in Parramatta Park this year also. A special attraction of this year is likely to be an elaborate performance of Rama Sita Kalyanam or Ram Sita Vivah (marriage of Ram and Sita) being planned for 3rd November in Parramatta park […]

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Due to bad ground condition of Strathfield park venue Strathfield Council has closed the venue for 21 October. The Deepavali event has to be postponed to Sunday 11 Nov .
We are apologies for inconvenience caused by this decision which is beyond our control.
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Deepavali Fair Sydney - The Indian Festival of Lights

#Diwali is around the corner!! 🤩🎊🎈Join us as we celebrate this amazing #festivaloflights at Paramatta Park in Sydney, Australia - over the 3rd and 4th of November!

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