Ching Ming Festival 清明節, otherwise known as Tomb Sweeping Day, is a festival observed by Chinese – families visit the tombs of their ancestors in remembrance of deceased family and ancestors and cleaning the gravesites. Some would pray to their ancestors, and make ritual offerings which include traditional food dishes, and the burning of joss sticks and joss paper.
Here are some videos for you and your family about Ching Ming Festival 清明節 in Hong Kong, for you to deepen your understanding of this festival.
Visit the blogpost to learn more about the poem, see the poem recited in Cantonese, as well as sung (music by WeiRan), and download the free printable of the poem
Ching Ming Festival Vocabulary
Activity Sheets for Kids
Sagebooks has free printables to be downloaded.
About Ching Ming Festival and customs in Hong Kong
Learn more about Ching Ming Festival (English and Cantonese)
Articles about the Festival in Hong Kong
- What is Tomb Sweeping Day in Hong Kong?
- Ching Ming Festival by Discover Hong Kong
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