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Qingming Festival 2024

Qingming Festival lands on April 4th, 2024. Join us to explore the rich traditions and evolving customs of this festival with our latest video!

Also known as Tomb Sweeping Day, this traditional festival is an occasion for families to come together, to honour their ancestors and passed family members by sweeping tombs and offering tributes amidst the arrival of spring.

While traditions are important, some contemporary adaptations are also shaping this ancient tradition. Please watch our explainer to find out more.

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