Ching Ming Festival World Map – How People Honor the Dead All Around the Globe

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a well-known traditional Chinese poem entitled Ching Ming authored by Du Mu in late Tang Dynasty (photo sourced from CCTV-4)

Ching Ming Festival falls on April 4th this year as a centuries-old tradition for the ethnic Chinese to pay respect to their previous generations. Despite different customs they subscribe to, people around the globe all share the cultural heritage to dedicate at least one day in a year in special honor of the dead. So now let’s embark on a journey of world Ching Ming customs by following this digital map and tracing some of the holidays on various continents!


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