This year, Deepavali falls on 4 November 2021 in Singapore. Deepavali – or Diwali – is the festival of lights celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains around the world. Here are some activities to participate in and things to do this Deepavali 2021.
Things To Do This Deepavali 2021 In Singapore
Look at the Deepavali light up at Little India
Little India is one of the best places to pop by to get a taste of the festive spirit. Watch decorative lights brighten the streets of Little India as you take a walk down Serangoon and Race Course roads to take in the iconic lights and decorations.
The light-up start at 7 pm. The main Light Up motif is located near Campbell Lane and it features the main design with peacocks and the text “Deepavali, Festival Of Lights.” Do take note that it is expected to be crowded though. Read more about this year’s decorations here.
Celebrate Deepavali at the Indian Heritage Centre
This Deepavali 2021 in Singapore, join the Indian Heritage Centre in its Deepavali celebrations titled “Welcoming Light”. From 1 October to 14 November, enjoy an exciting array of online programmes, or head down to the centre and immerse yourself in the Deepavali spirit with beautiful displays onsite. Read more at the article here.
Deepavali Celebrations at Gardens by the Bay
Join in the Deepavali celebration with Gardens by the Bay by participating in a plant trail, or enjoy a line-up of traditional performances on-site at Flower Field Hall, or on Gardens by the Bay’s Facebook on 4 November 2021. Admission charge to the Flower Dome applies and pre-registration is required. Read more about it here.
Asian Civilisations Museum Deepavali Celebrations
Discover objects on an online trail, tune in for a Bharatanatyam dance performance by Temple of Fine Arts, try out a recipe for Mysore pak and design your own thoranam – a traditional South Indian decoration hung across a doorway during festivals – with an easy to follow template during Craft Time. Find out more about how the Asian Civilisations Museum is celebrating Deepavali 2021 from 4 to 7 Nov here.