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History and Customs of Tomb Sweeping Day Posted by on Apr 4, 2017

Tomb Sweeping Festival Vocabulary

Today is the Qing Ming Festival (清明节 – qīng míng jié)) in China. More commonly referred to in English as Tomb Sweeping Day, it’s a day to honor the deceased by visiting and cleaning tombs as well as leaving offerings. As with most Chinese holidays, there’s an interesting story behind the Qing Ming Festival and…

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