Qingming Festival: A poetic remembrance

BY CHINA DAILY The Qingming Festival (清明节), or Tomb-Sweeping Day, is an important festival in China when people offer sacrifices to their ancestors. It falls on April 5 this year. In ancient times, the festival prompted poets to compose about their grief regarding the lingering cold in spring and emotional moments while mourning the deceased. Here are some famous lines from poems in the Tang and … Continue reading Qingming Festival: A poetic remembrance