Do you want to make your Diwali celebration for the year 2020 exciting? Read the article and find out how you can make your Diwali for the year 2020 more exciting and meaningful by giving exciting gifts. Learn about the significance of Diwali and gifting trends during Diwali for the year 2020.
Diwali is one of the most popular Hindu festivals and is celebrated throughout India and world also among the Indian communities. It is a time to rejoice and meet family and friends. Diwali 2020 will be celebrated around the globe on November 14, 2020. It is also known as a festival of lights as people light candles and small lamps and place them around their homes and courtyard as well as on balconies and porticos. The decoration of the whole house is done with flowers and lights. One of the most important aspects of Diwali is giving gifts to friends and relatives. Read on to find more about gifting trends in Diwali 2020.
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Top 40 Gifting Trends in Diwali 2020
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No festival can be complete without a pack of sweets. On Diwali, sweets have
a special place. This is one of the common gifts that people exchange at the
time of Diwali. So this year, when we are going to celebrate Diwali 2020, you
can gift your near and dear ones some unique combinations of good and delicious sweets and satisfy their taste buds.
Gifting chocolates is the latest trend and Diwali 2020 is going to see a huge variety of chocolates as gifts wrapped in love and care. There is a wide range of varieties available and it is the best way to express your emotions in a righteous manner.
3. Dry Fruits
Dry fruits are good to give to your near and dear ones as they are the right combination of taste and nutrition.
4. Spiritual Gifts
For making Diwali 2020 special, you can gift Shagun coins, spiritual CDs and DVDs and many other such gifts that are available in the market.
5. Candles and Diyas
Candles and Diyas are the wonderful gifts that one can receive on the occasion of Diwali. As it is the festival of lights, these gifts are perfect for the occasion.
As everyone likes to get well-dressed on the occasion of Diwali a sprinkle of perfume cannot be missed. Gifting a good perfume is going to make Diwali definitely special for the one who receives it.
7. Aarti Thali
Laxmi Pujan and Bhai Dooj are the special attractions of this festival. So, if you want to gift something unique, you can gift an Aarti Thali for this occasion.
8. Kitchen Equipment
If you want to give something to a homemaker, you can gift kitchen equipment. Kitchen equipment is the popular choice as a gift for the homemakers. You can also do a little research before buying a particular kitchen equipment. Buy a kitchen equipment which is newly introduced in the market to double the excitement of the receiver.
As pollution is increasing day-by-day, it is necessary to instil a sense of environment conservation among friends and relatives. So, on the special occasion of Diwali, do not forget to give plants to your friends and relatives as gifts.
10. Traditional Outfits
Traditional outfits are popular not only amongst the youngsters but also amongst people of all ages. So, gifting traditional outfits like Kurta-Pajamas, Sarees, Lehenga-Choli can be one of the best choices that one can make during the festive season of Diwali.
11. Idols of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesh
Idols of Goddess Laxmi and Lord Ganesh are usually worshipped on occasion of Diwali. You can gift Idol of either Goddess Laxmi or Lord Ganesh or idols of both the deities to your near and dear ones on the occasion of Diwali.
12. Silver Coins
Silver coins with the imprints of Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Saraswathi and Lord Ganesh are popular gifts for the occasion of Diwali. You can also gift coins with the imprints of other Gods and Goddesses.
13. Photos of Gods and Goddess
As a holy omen for the occasion of Diwali, you can gift the photos of Gods and Goddesses to your friends and relatives.
14. Photo Collage Frames
You can make a photo collage for your near and dear ones and frame it. Nowadays there are various free apps which can help you to make beautiful photo collages within a few minutes.
Electronics are also one of the popular gifting items that can be preferred for the occasion of Diwali.Electronics like mobile phones, laptops, speakers, earphones are amongst the most trending gift items that are preferred on the occasion of Diwali.
As a good luck charm purses can be gifted on the occasion of Diwali. Purses come in different shapes, sizes and designs. You can choose from these wide variety of designs available in the market for your loved ones.
17. Bags and Handbags
Bags and handbags can also be given as gifts on the occasions of Diwali. Bags too come in various shapes and sizes from which you can choose the best ones for your loved ones.
18. Night Lamps
Night lamps which are available in different designs can be chosen as a gift for near and dear ones for the occasion of Diwali.
A lantern is a special attraction during the occasion of Diwali. Beautiful lanterns can be gifted as Diwali gift to the dear ones.
20. Sky Lanterns
Sky lanterns are also one of the attractions of Diwali festival. Lighting sky lanterns can be carried out as a fun family activity on the night of Diwali.
For someone who is really special in your life, gold ornaments can be a perfect choice. Buy a ring or a necklace or simply a chain and make the special occasion of Diwali a memorable one.
22. Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen appliances are the favourite Diwali gift items in most of the Indian households. Such appliances included appliances like mixer-grinders, juicers, ovens, blenders, air-fryers, toasters, grillers, kettles, microwaves etc.
23. Eye Gears
Eye gears are popular amongst males as well as females. This Diwali purchase stylish eyewears for your loved ones.
24. Fitness Bands
Encourage your loved ones to become fitness conscious by gifting fitness bands to them.
As the AQI (Air Quality Index) is getting poorer day-by-day, gifting an air-purifier to your near and dear ones can be one of the best gift options for this Diwali.
26. Beauty Essentials
Beauty essentials are the top favourite gift items amongst ladies. You can choose from the wide variety of beauty essentials ranging from lipsticks to eyeliners. You can also buy gift sets comprising all the beauty essentials for the lady-love in your life.
Watches can be purchased as a special Diwali gift for males, females as well as young children. Watches as a gift can never go waste. These are one of the most trending gift items for Diwali.
28. Fitness Equipment
You can also choose fitness equipment as a Diwali gift item for your near and dear ones. There is no need to buy huge ones but even simple fitness equipment can bring a smile on the faces of your loved ones. Such equipment include equipment like yoga mat, aerobic or yoga ball, resistant rubber bands, tummy trimmers, pulling ropes, exercise wheels, leg exercisers, skipping ropes etc.
29. Silver Bowls
Silver Bowls can also be chosen as unique gift items for the occasion of Diwali. Gifting ornaments like silver and gold is believed to bring good luck and prosperity to both the giver and receiver.
30. Candle Stands
Candle stands come in beautiful designs. Such stands can be kept in the showcases or can be hung on the wall.
Books never go waste. Books not only enhance the knowledge of the reader but also are the good companions. Buy books as per the age and choice of the reader.
32. Jewellery Boxes
Jewellery boxes are the favourite amongst the females, You can buy wooden, plastic or metal jewellery boxes for your loved ones.
33. Sports Equipment
You can give sports equipment to your friends and relatives who are sports enthusiasts as a gift. Such equipment includes equipment like bat, ball, racquets and other equipment that are required during playing different sports. You can also gift indoor sport equipment like carrom board, chess, table tennis etc.
New year is a month away and Diwali is the best occasion to give new year diaries to near and dear ones as a gift. You can also get customised diaries made for your close friends and relatives.
35. Biscuits and Cookies
Special biscuits are available in the market which can be used for gifting purposes. These are gourmet biscuits and cookies which are specially packaged for the occasions like Diwali. So, you can gift such biscuits and cookies to your friends and relatives who love biscuits and cookies.
36. Gluten and Sugar Free Sweets and Biscuits
For your health and diet conscious friends and relatives you can give gluten and sugar free sweets and biscuits which are easily available in the market. These kinds of gourmet biscuits and sugar free sweets too are packaged special for the festive season.
37. Diwali Gift Sets or Baskets
Diwali gift sets too are readily available in the market which can be picked as per one’s choice. These gift sets include all the essentials like sweets, Diyas, other eatables and little gifts that can be shared with friends and relatives on the occasion of Diwali. You can also make your own Diwali gift sets or baskets by putting little things that you would like to gift to your near and dear ones on the occasion of Diwali.
There are wide variety of show pieces available ranging from wall clocks, fridge magnets, wall plates, mugs, boxes, keychains, openers, bath rugs, storage boxes, decorative cushions, storage boxes to vintage jars etc. Such showpieces can surely bring smile on the faces of your loved ones on the occasion of Diwali and forever.
39. Gift Vouchers
With so many gifting options available in the market as well as on the online shopping portals one can surely get confused. If you too are confused, you can pick gift vouchers for your near and dear ones which are easily available on the shopping portals. These gift vouchers can be purchased according to one’s budget and it suits everyone’s requirements.
40. Holiday Gift Cards
Holiday gift card is something that anyone would love to receive on the occasion of Diwali. If you want to make special plans for the special someone in your life, you can buy a holiday gift card for him or her.
Significance of Diwali
In North India houses are decorated with Diyas to remind all about the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom Ayodhya after living in exile for the period of fourteen years. He had returned after conquering the tyrant Ravana, who had kidnapped his wife Sita and had kept her in his island known as Lanka. So, Diwali is celebrated as the victory of virtue over vice.
People across the country have different meanings and values behind Diwali celebration. But the festivities and the spirit of enjoyment is the same throughout the country and among the Hindus all over the world. Where North India celebrates it as the victory of Rama, in Gujarat people worship Goddess Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth and believe that their new year commences from the very next day of Diwali. InvBengal people worship Goddess Kali.
No matter what the meaning is behind, celebration of Diwali signifies the renewal of life and the victory of good over evil. People wear new clothes to celebrate this festival and welcome the approach of winter. Exchanging gifts is one of the common and special things that people do on Diwali.
The popularity of Diwali is so much because of the way in which it is celebrated. It is the time when children enjoy crackers and sweets as well as elders get a chance to meet their family members and rejoice togetherness. Now, when you know that Diwali 2020 is going to be celebrated on Saturday, November 14, you must get prepared to buy some out of the ordinary and striking gifts for the occasion.
Celebrate Diwali 2020 in a better way and bring a ray of improved objective, hope and perception of intellect to your friends and family. Buy beautiful and useful gifts for them on Diwali 2020 and spread the light of peace and harmony in the world.
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