Qing Ming festival

When:
April 5, 2011 all-day
2011-04-05T00:00:00-04:00
2011-04-06T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Erin Mills Cemetary or other cemeteries

Qing Ming festival. China. The annual cleaning of family graves. Traditionalists burn incense, paper money, cars, clothes, etc. and share a meal with the dead to keep them happy. This is part of ancestor worship, a belief that the departed relatives can affect the fortunes of the living. Please see our Blog No. 98, www,blog.www.torontomulticulturalcalendar.com

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