|Date||From 13 November 2012 To 13 November 2012|
The stunning lights of Deepvali are celebrated each year as Hindus gather together to commemorate the date when Lord Krishna triumphed over the devil Narakasura.
To mark this event on the religious calendar, lights are lit to banish the darkness, which is sure to make a stunning sight for people staying in hotels in Penang to see.
A public holiday in Malaysia, people in the country on 13th November could head out to the streets in order to see the families celebrate the event in the traditional way by putting lamps in front of their homes.
The festival is also noted for its blaze of wonderful colours, with women dressing in new saris and murals created in homes from coloured rice in amazing and beautiful patterns.
Visitors who want to get the most authentic experience of the event can travel to the Little India region of the city, where they can also find traditional house decorations or pick up some delicious traditional cakes and delicacies.
The events are also celebrated out on the main streets with stunning light displays set up which are sure to be a beautiful and memorable sight during any stay at the Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang.