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Diwali 2016 Photos: Indian Festival Of Lights Celebrated at School

The Indian festival of lights, called Diwali, was celebrated on Sunday in India and other parts of the world.  Oil lamps, known as divas  were lit and there were many fireworks displays. At Perryfields we celebrated by dressing up and having Diwali food at lunchtime.

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Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains all celebrate Diwali, which is also called Deepavali. The festival symbolizes the victory of knowledge over ignorance and good over evil. The day also honors the return of Hindu God Lord Rama to his kingdom after years of exile.

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