Diwali Around the World
As we move into winter, India’s biggest holiday lights the way with a celebration of light over darkness. Light a candle, and join us on a tour of Diwali around the world.Filed under:
The Festival of Lights, as Diwali is known, celebrates the victory of good over evil, and is India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the 5-day festival worldwide as well. The largest Diwali celebration outside of India takes place in Leicester, England’s Golden Mile section.
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The spirit of India is expressed year-round in festivals as diverse as the country's landscapes and as lively as its people.
Andrew Zimmern focuses on the role spices play in the cuisine in Goa. He visits a spice market and a restaurant to see how these flavorful ingredients are used.