Diwali Holidays 2013 will begin on the first week of November 2013. Schools will be closed a week earlier in India. Diwali 2013 date is November 3 as per Hindu Calendar - India Standard Time. In 2013, the Diwali holiday dates are – Dhanteras on November 1, Diwali on November 3, Lakshmi Puja on November 3 and Bhai Dhooj on November 5.
The most popular Hindu festival Diwali literally means ‘an array of lamps.’ The festival signifies the victory of good over evil – where the good and the evil are present in us.
Diwali holidays are the much-awaited time of the year. Filled with fun and frolic, people use the holidays to visit parents, friends and relatives. Most people also use the opportunity to go on a vacation to exotic locations as the climate is highly favourable.