When it comes to qingming festival, its origin comes from a historical allusion.During the spring and autumn when the duke wen chong ‘er in exile, via five lucheng (now hebei daming county), tired and hungry, with the minister jie zitui cut a piece of meat from the thigh, to chong ‘er boiled soup, chong ‘er after learn grateful, vowed to reuse thanked jie zitui in the future, this story is happened in today’s daming county, which is more famous historical allusion, begging for five bucks, cut bone in solitary.
Later, when the duke wen of jin ascended the throne, he forgot jie zitui when he rewarded his courtiers.chong er regret, fire mountain to find, only to find that jie zi tuibei old mother died under a dead willow, and left a message: “cut the meat to serve you as your heart, I wish the master changqingming.
In order to commemorate jie zitui, the day will be set as the cold food festival, the second year jin wengong mountain festivals, willow unexpectedly resurrected, he gave the old willow as “qingming liu”, and a day after the cold food for qingming.Therefore, the qingming festival and daming county has a certain link.
Tomb sweeping originated from the shang dynasty, but not necessarily in the qingming dynasty, tomb-sweeping began to prevail in the tang dynasty, and legend has it.From the beginning of the tang dynasty, up to the king minister, down to the common people, to this festival to worship the spirit of the dead ancestors.When you sweep a grave, you must first renovate the grave, mainly to remove weeds and add new soil.
This kind of ceremony, on the one hand, can express the sacrifice for the sacrifice of filial piety and concern;On the other hand, the ancients believed that the tombs of their ancestors were closely related to the rise and fall of their descendants, so the tomb was an extremely important memorial ceremony.
According to the notice spirit of the general office of the state council, the holiday arrangement of shenzhen kelwo technology co., ltd. for the tomb-sweeping day in 2019 is as follows:
April 5 (Friday) – April 7 (Sunday) holiday, tomb-sweeping day day and weekend off.