Victoria Diwali celebrations draw large crowds

Sikhs and Hindus in Victoria gathered to celebrating Diwali, one of the major holidays on the South Asian calendar.

Diwali is the festival of light, celebrated around the world by Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs.Diwali takes place between mid-October and mid-November each year and is an official holiday in India.

The Victoria Hindu Temple celebrated Diwali with a variety of performances at Farquahr Auditorium Saturday night.

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