Celebration of Tomb Sweeping Day (Qing Ming Jie)


Subject:
Holidays by Region , Asia & South Pacific

Description:
Introduction to this Chinese holiday "celebrated two weeks after the vernal equinox," in which family members visit graves "to tend to any underbrush that has grown." The site describes past and present observations of Tomb Sweeping Day, "one of the few traditional Chinese holidays that follows the solar calendar -- typically falling on April 4, 5, or 6." From the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco.

Publisher:
The Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.c-c-c.org/chineseculture/festival/qingming/qingming.html


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