Indian students have celebrated Diwali, festival of lights. The event was organized by the foreign students of the Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University.
Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, which is celebrated every autumn. One of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, Diwali symbolises the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance." Light is a metaphor for knowledge and consciousness.
Students from other countries, lecturers, representatives of the administration and of the dean's office of the department of foreigncitizens training were present at the holiday.
"I am glad to present the culture of my country,- said one of the participants. - This holiday is important for us. We are happy that we have the opportunity to celebrate Diwali here, in Ukraine."