Ching Ming, Qingming, the Remembrance of Ancestors Day or Grave-Sweeping Day takes place on the 15th day after the Spring Equinox.Traditionally the family tomb is cleaned and swept on Qing Ming day with fresh offerings laid out for the ancestors. Ching Ming rituals not only include weeding of the area, cleaning of the headstone, and replacing the wilted flowers with fresh ones, but also the lighting of incense and burning of imitation paper money. In addition, food is laid out in front of the headstone as an offering to the spirits of the deceased.
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