From: 12 November 2023
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, will be celebrated by the local as well as the international Hindu community on 12 November this year. During the festive period, firecrackers will be discharged at the homes of members of the local Hindu community.
The Festival of Lights signifies the return of Ram to his kingdom, after 14 years of banishment to the forest. According to the Louis Trichardt Hindu Seva Samaj, the local Hindu community will discharge fireworks on 24 October, 4 to 5 November and from 9 to 14 November between the hours of 18:00 and 22:00. They will also celebrate the dawning of the Hindu New Year on 14 November.