Festival of Lights


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(Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC

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The Festival of Lights will continue to welcome visitors nightly from Nov.
SWednesday, November 18, will see Stockton's Riverside light up when The Festival of Light and Colour gets underway.
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@TwitterIndia: "This year, we're excited to celebrate the festival of lights with our first ever Diwali emoji
The festival of lights, celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm all over the country, signifies the victory of good over evil and is an appropriate occasion for us to resolve to follow the high ideals in life," he said.
The festival of lights is a time for celebration and reflection, he said.
The 19th annual Festival of Lights at the 238-room hotel includes lighting of around 3.
As fun as Halloween is for children, I hope it doesn't overshadow the festival of lights this year," Sujata said, referring to the eery lighting and jack-O-lanterns dotting neighbouring backyards.
Hanukkah also known as the Festival of Lights is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE.
Earthen lamps are lit to celebrate the Festival of Lights
AN estimated 75,000 people turned out for Durham's Lumiere festival of lights over the weekend - and there is talk of a repeat.
As part of the Trust's 25th anniversary events, the Festival of Lights will launch the week prior to the historic G-20 Pittsburgh Summit, welcoming world leaders, delegates and international media.
A FESTIVAL of Lights will take place at St George's Hall tomorrow to celebrate British South Asian culture.
The Festival of Lights is an annual Jewish community celebrating Chanukah.
The Festival of Lights celebrates the victory of a band of Jews over imperial Greece 2,200 years ago and of the continuing triumph of good over evil.
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, was celebrated at the cradle of Welsh democracy yesterday.
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