Today is celebrated one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture, Diwali, the festival of lights,
sees millions attend firework displays,
prayers and celebratory events across the world.
The festival is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for a variety of reasons, although
the main theme which runs throughout is the triumph of light over
darkness and good over evil.
To celebrate, houses are decorated with candles and colourful lights and huge firework displays
are held while families feast and share gifts.