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Tomb Sweeping Day coming

( Updated: 2010-03-29 17:41

Tomb Sweeping Day coming
A woman burns incense sticks for the deceased in the run-up to China's traditional Tomb Sweeping Day at a graveyard in Chongqing, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on March 28, 2010. The Tomb Sweeping Day, a traditional Chinese holiday on which people go to cemeteries to remember the departed, falls on April 5 this year.Traditional Chinese beliefs hold that the spirits of deceased ancestors look after their families, so family members make offerings of food, alcohol or paper money to their ancestors to ensure prosperity.[Photo/CFP]

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