【The Customs of the Ching Ming Festival——清明节的习俗】
The custom of the qingming festival is richinteresting, in addition to pay attention to the fire, the grave, and outing,swing, a game called cuju, play polo, inserted liu and so on a series ofcustoms sports activities. This is because tomb-sweeping day to people from thefire, in order to prevent a cold buffet injury body, so everyone to take partin some of the sports activities, and to exercise.
Therefore, this festivalboth JiSao new born from the grave don't dead BeiSuan tears, and visit outinglaughter, is a rich characteristic holiday.
But, as a clear festival, and pure solar termand different. Solar term is our country phenology, seasonal change of theorder of symbol, and the festival is contains certain custom of commemoration.
Ching Ming festival is a traditionalChinese festival, is also the most important sacrifice holiday, is the day ofworship their ancestors and the grave. The grave commonly known as ShangFen,the sacrifices of the dead an activity. The han nationality and some minorityare mostly in the ching Ming festival the grave.
According to the old tradition, the grave,people to carry goods such as especially fruit, paper money to the cemetery,will be food for offering in the tomb of loved ones, then the deadincineration, grave earthed up new soil, fold a few branches of the 60-footgreen inserted in a grave, and then KouTou worship salute, finally eatespecially home.
The poets in tang dynasty DuMu poem 'painting' :'time.though rain in succession, pedestrian rains fall heavily as qingmingcomes JieWen restaurant where you have. The most ambitious almond flowers?Village.' Write the tomb-sweeping day special atmosphere.
This is our country ancient qingmingfestival customs.
Swing, meaning clench leather string and migration. Itshistory is very old, and the first call century, in order to avoid after taboo,to swing. Swing of the old tree YaZhi multi-purpose for frame, then switch tomake the ribbons.
Thengradually developed for use two rope and pedal swing.Play not only improves the health swing, and can cultivate the brave spirit, tonow is people, especially children's favorite.
A ball is bowed, ball with leather skinmade, the ball inside with wool plugged. A game called cuju, which is withenough to play football.
This is ancient tomb-sweeping day's favorite when a game.Legend has it that the invention of the yellow emperor, original purpose isused to train warrior.
And that spring outing.
That old TanChun,XunChun, etc. During march, spring warms the earth, nature become a vibrantpicture everywhere, it is the good old days for an outing.
Our country folk tokeep for a long time the habit of clear outing.
Clarity around, ChunYang ZhaoLin, ChunYangZhaoLin, spring rain FeiSa, planting trees survival rate high, grow fast.Therefore, since the ancient times, our country is clear the habit of plantingtrees.
There are some called the qingming festival 'Arbor Day'.Planting trees customs has been spread until now.
In 1979, the NationalPeople's Congress standing committee regulations, 12 March each year for ourcountry Arbor Day. The mobilization of the people of all ethnic groups inmotherland green actively carry out activities, has the extremely vitalsignificance.
Qingming dayis enjoyed by people of activities. Every qingming day, people not onlyBaiTianFang, also put on at night. The night wind or stability in kite hung astring of arrows color small lanterns, like the shining stars, called 'theabsolute being light'.
In the past, some people put a kite the blue sky,then cut matchmaking, let the wind put them sent to the ends of the world, itis said that this can except disease disaster, bring you good luck.