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Title: Qingming Festival activity at the Cultural Center
Date: Tue. Apr 05, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description:

The Qingming (meaning "Pure Brightness," also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day) is a traditional Chinese festival to honor ancestors and deseased family members. It usually falls on the 15th day after the Spring Equinox, either on April 4 or 5 in a given year. Other common translations include Chinese Memorial Day and Ancestors' Day. Qingming is a public holiday in Mainland China and Taiwan.

The event includes a short info session and interactive activities about the Chinese way of honoring ancestors. Tea/bottle water and cookies will be provided. Everyone is invited to this free event at 4 - 5 p.m. on April 5 (Tuesday) at the Chinese Cultural Center located at the Architecture Building, #214.

Location: HMS 214 (Architecture Building)
Contact: Yang Yu
Contact Email: Chinese@usf.edu
Contact Phone: 813-974-6656
 
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