Festival of Lights

On the brilliant afternoon of Nov. 3, Fermilab Asian Pacific Association (FAPA) hosted a Diwali/Deepavali or the Festival of Lights celebration in Building 327, Big Room at Fermilab. Diwali, which is derived from the Sanskrit word Deepavali, means “rows of lights” and it is celebrated as the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, hope over despair. Throughout the afternoon, the spirit of Diwali was recognized in many ways via decorations, rangolis (Indian folk art of making colorful patterns…