Deepavali a.k.a. the Festival of Lights is celebrated by Hindus around the world. The festival is some two thousand years old and symbolises the victory of Good over Evil.
IFA Films and Discovery Channel have produced a feature filmed from inside Varanasi and its showing on Discovery at these times:
Repeats (South-East Asia):
27 October 2008, 0000-0100hrs
27 October 2008, 0800-0900hrs
27 October 2008, 1400-1500hrs
01 November 2008, 1400-1500hrs
02 November 2008, 0800-0900hrs
See the facebook event, “Revealed: Diwali“.