Tag Archives: Deepavali

Visited Singapore’s Deepavali Bazaar (2015): Glad the Haze or should I say Smog has Cleared for Deepavali

Was thinking that I was going to miss the Deepavali bazaar due to the thick haze enveloping Singapore. Thankful for the change with the monsoon and the winds is in a more favourable direction. Less of the smog from the … Continue reading

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Deepavali Street Decorations

I didn’t get to see the Deepavali street light-up, but I’m glad I got to at least see this year’s theme during the day time. I hope that I don’t miss the Christmas light up this year. Here’s a slightly … Continue reading

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Deepavali Panic

Deepavali decorations are up at Serangoon Road and for me it signals the end of the year and all the things I meant up but failed to achieve. Yes, I’m being gloomy rather than positive. I guess I could look … Continue reading

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Deepavali Lights at Night

My mum wanted to drive through Little India to see the Deepavali Lights at night.  We got into a jam but it was worth it. Love our street light ups and I can’t wait to see the Christmas night lights … Continue reading

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Litte India Just Before Deepavali

Now is a great time to visit Little India with the added excitement from Deepavali, the festival of lights. Wrote about my visit at White as Milk.

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Deepavali Fair at Little India

Ready made plastic kolams. I prefer traditional ones made with lots of effort – chalk drawings filled in with coloured rice. Again I prefer home-made goodies to these mass-produced ones. Lots of interesting decorative items. It’s rather fun to walk … Continue reading

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Deepavali Decorations at Little India 2012

Both my mum and I found the swans the most captivating. They were so fairy tale like. I’m really looking forward to the buzz closer to Deepavali but for now we enjoyed the street decorations. Would be a lot better … Continue reading

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Little India Deepavali Fair 2011 at Birch Road

It was scorching hot, but we decided to take a quick look at the fair. Deepavali decorations. Fresh coconuts. Punjabi suits, kurtas and Indian style clothes for kids. Just across the road is Mustapha. The fair is located just across … Continue reading

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Little India Deepavali Decorations 2011

Haven’t yet seen the street lights at Little India, but took a look at the decorations during the day. This year Deepavali falls on my uncle’s birthday, 26th October. The peacock is the perfect majestic and auspicious symbol for Deepavali … Continue reading

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How We Celebrated Deepavali 2010 – Feasting

Kolam made with coloured rice and powder. In India they use traditional clay oil lamps, but tea candles were used here. Murruku – deep fried and savoury. Imagine pretzels with indian spices. Rose flavoured acchu murukku – a variation of … Continue reading

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Deepavali Never Seemed as Exciting as Christmas

Felt like re-blogging (with a few edits) what I posted half a year ago because tomorrow is the 5th of November and I’ll be celebrating Deepavali in Singapore. As a child I had always been fascinated by Christmas. Santa Claus, … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: Deepavali Lights

Deepavali, the Hindu Festival of Lights (it’s not the Hindu New Year, but a religious day celebrating the triumph of good over evil), falls on the 5th of November this year. You must walk or drive through Serangoon Road to … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photos: NTUC at Ang Mo Kio Hub

A place where you can find some of the cheapest groceries. The only problem is, it’s always too crowded.

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Singapore Daily Photos: Deepavali Lights

Was really happy today. Haven’t been truly joyful for quite a while. Thankful to have the best uncles, aunts and cousins in the world. Had a meal with the whole family which we haven’t done in quite a while. It’s … Continue reading

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Singapore Daily Photo: Deepavali Decorations at Little India

Deepavali (Hindu Festival of Lights) is on 5th November but the decorations are up already in Little India.  Our tourism board seems to be working very hard to entertain our influx of tourists. If it’s good for the economy then … Continue reading

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Deepavali is in the Air

Took a picture of the decorations from the car. Love this year’s peacock theme. Must come again closer to Deepavali to experience the festivities. Well, especially to check out, and of course consume, the “palahaaram” (indian sweetmeats) on sale. 5 … Continue reading

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