Qing Ming: Paying Respects, Renewing Ties

Once a year, during the months of March and April, Chinese families gather together at the gravesites of their loved ones for the Qing Ming Festival, or Tomb-Sweeping Day. Other than paying respects and making offerings, the festival provides an opportunity to strengthen family bonds and take a walk down memory lane.

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