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AsiaRooms.com - Experience Diwali celebrations in Langkawi

Malaysian Hindus will celebrate Diwali on November 5th 2010 by lighting small clay lamps.

 
PRLog - Sep. 22, 2010 - Langkawi is the perfect place for tourists to visit if they hope to witness Malaysia's Diwali celebrations at first hand.

The religious event, which is also known as Deepavali and the Festival of Lights, is set to take place on November 5th 2010 and is certainly not to be missed by holidaymakers during their time in the south-east Asian country.

During the occasion, guests staying in Langkawi hotels (http://www.asiarooms.com/malaysia/langkawi.html) are sure to notice local Hindus lighting small clay lamps - known as diyas - with oil, an action which represents the victory of good over evil.

Unlike some religious festivals, Diwali is celebrated in joyous fashion, with locals typically donning new clothes and sharing snacks and sweet treats with their nearest and dearest throughout.

The importance of the event is evident in the fact that many Hindu businessmen choose to start their financial years from this date, in the hope that this will bring them good fortune and prosperity.

It is marked by an official holiday in Malaysia, along with a number of other countries around the world, including India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Trinidad & Tobago.

Diwali is one of the nation's biggest Hindu festivals, along with Thaipusam, which is next set to take place on January 20th 2011.

AsiaRooms.com features a variety of Langkawi accommodation, including the Tanjung Rhu Resort Langkawi (http://www.asiarooms.com/en/malaysia/langkawi/174175-tanj...).

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AsiaRooms.com is a leading online accommodation site in Asia offering deals in over 30,000 properties across the region and worldwide, ranging from beach resorts to five star luxury hotels.

AsiaRooms.com offers customers a saving of up to 70 per cent off the normal room rate for a variety of independent and branded hotels. Customers can book online or by phone 24/7, whether booking 12 months or 12 minutes in advance – whatever time, whatever day.

AsiaRooms.com arms customers with information to help them choose the right hotel. Users can read from over 150,000 true hotel reviews, written by customers who have booked through AsiaRooms.com and actually stayed at the hotel.

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