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The Qingming Festival also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English, is a traditional Chinese festival on the first day of the fifth solar term of the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar. This makes it the 15th day after the Spring Equinox, either 4 or 5 April in a given year.
What do we do on Qingming Festival?
Celebrants to remember and honour their ancestors at grave sites. Young and old pray before the ancestors, sweep the tombs and offer food, tea, wine, chopsticks, joss paper, and/or libations to the ancestors.
Cuju is similar to today's football. In Ancient times, people love to play Cuju in Qingming.
It is a popular game in Tang Dynasty.
People will go hiking in Qingming due to it is spring time.
What do we eat on Qingming?
In the mainland, the holiday is associated with the consumption of qingtuan, green dumplings made of glutinous rice and barley grass.