The Qingming Festival

The Qingming Festival is one of the twenty -four solar terms in the lunar calendar. It is 108 days after the intersection of Zhongchun and the late spring, that is, 108 days after the winter solstice. The Chinese Han traditional Qingming Festival began in the Zhou Dynasty and has a history of more than 2,500 years. “Cultivation Book”: “On the fifteenth day after the spring equinox, Dou Zhun, for Qingming, all things are clean and clear, and when they are covered, all things are clear, so they are named.” It is the great season of spring plowing and spring, so there is a saying “before and after the Qingming, plant melons and beans”. The Qingming Festival is a festival to sacrifice ancestors. Traditional activities are grave sweeping. On May 20, 2006, it was included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage lists approved by the State Council.


The Qingming Festival is a traditional Chinese festival in China. It is an important “Eighth Festival” (Shangyuan, Qingming, Lixia, Dragon Boat Festival, Zhongyuan, Mid -Autumn Festival, Winter, New Year’s Eve). Long, after 10 days and 10 days before and before 10 days, two statements are the Qingming Festival in the past 20 days.

The origin of the Qingming Festival was supplemented by the “base sacrifice” from the ancient emperors. Later, the folk also followed it. On this day, the ancestors worshiped the tomb and swept the tomb.

Post time: Apr-06-2024