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Diwali CandlesBoth Sikhs and Hindus celebrate Diwali, a festival of light, marking the Hindu new year, with fireworks and candles in November.
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Rakhi BraceletIf you are a Hindu girl, you might give your brother sweets and a bracelet made of ribbon or thread in July/August for the Raksha Bandhan, or Rakhi Festival. If you don’t have a brother, you are allowed to choose one!
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Muslim man prayingMost Muslims wait until they are adults to observe the fast of Ramadan. But thechildren still join in the celebrations at the end of Ramadan, at Eid ul-fitr. This festival includes eating lots of sweets!



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