Monthly Archives: November 2000

Divali festival souvenir magazine 2000

A New Dawn for Hindus

The Indo-Caribbean Cultural Council (ICC) wishes to announce the publication and sale of its souvenir magazine – Divali November 2000 in Trinidad and Tobago.

Hindus comprise the second largest religious group in Trinidad and Tobago after Roman Catholics. Most Indians are Hindus, and Indians form just over half of the population (1.3 million) of the tiny Caribbean island. For thousands of Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago, Divali – The Festival of Lights – is a sacred day. On this public holiday, other nationals join in the celebration, lighting deyas [earthen lamps] and visiting Hindu friends who welcome them warmly into their homes.

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