Tomb-sweeping-day meaning

An annual Chinese holiday on the first day of the fifth solar term in the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar (April 4 or 5), during which families gather to honor their ancestors and clean their tombs. The festival is also associated with the consumption of qingtun.
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Origin of tomb-sweeping-day

  • From the traditional act of cleaning one's family grave with willow branches during the holiday

    From Wiktionary