In 2022, the Diwali celebrations go from 23 October until 27 October. The main celebrations will take place on 24 October. Diwali is the most important religious festival celebrated by followers of Hinduism. It is also called Divali, Deepavali, or Deepawali and is commonly referred to as the Festival of Lights. The Festival of Lights celebrates the Hindu New Year. It is a celebration of the victory of light over darkness and the triumph of good over evil.