Vivien.hugo
Vivien.hugo
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30 Mar 2012

Tomb-Sweeping Day

I'm going to have a 3 days' holiday for Tomb-Sweeping Day here. I'm happy to have rest for a few days although I won't offer a sacrifice to my ancestors. Are there also the similar festival in your Country?
aarthivg

aarthivg

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30 Mar 2012
Vivien.hugo
I'm going to have a 3 days' holiday for Tomb-Sweeping Day here. I'm happy to have rest for a few days although I won't offer a sacrifice to my ancestors. Are there also the similar festival in your Country?
Can you say me what is Tomb sweeping day?
P.S. I don't no😉
30 Mar 2012
Interesting. Could you tell us a bit about the tomb sweeping day?
sowjitha

sowjitha

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30 Mar 2012
Tomb-sweeping day!! what do you mean by that????????
Vivien.hugo

Vivien.hugo

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30 Mar 2012
It is a kind of festival for worship the ancestors, offering sacrifices to them.
Vivien.hugo

Vivien.hugo

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30 Mar 2012
Before making offerings, people would clean and tidy up the graves (sweep the tomb), and then everyone would gather together and piously respect to their ancestors. Except for tomb sweeping, lots of activities such as swing, spring outing, tree planting, kite flying and eave willow leaves inserting are held to exercise people who make no fire and is against the "Cold" at that time. Moreover, these exercising can lighten sad atmosphere on Tomb-sweeping Day.

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