Diwali is also known as the festival of light. Diwali date changes every year as the day is calculated according to the position of the moon. According to Hindu reckoning, the date of Diwali falls on 15th day of the dark fortnight in the auspicious Hindu month of Kartik or the month of October/November in the English calendar.
This Diwali day falls on the amavasya or the no moon day. Diwali date comes 20 days after the popular festival of Dussehra or Vijaya Dashmi. This year it falls on Sunday, 17th October. If you want to know how Indians celebrate Diwali in Kuwait, make sure you are there in Salmiya. Exact location, the ground opposite to Titanic Building, Salmiya.