10,000 Chinese Pay Homage to Yellow Emperor

发帖者 ADuu | 4/06/2009 05:06:00 AM | , , , | 0 评论 »

The Tomb-Sweeping Day, also known as Qingming Festival, is a traditional Chinese holiday on which people visit graves of their ancestors.And on this day every year, a grand ceremony is held at the Yellow Emperor's Mausoleum located on Qiaoshan Mountain in Huangling county, northwest China 's Shaanxi province.

On this year's holiday, Kuomintang honorary Chairman Lien Chan (4th R, front row), with his wife Lien Fang-Yui next to him, among others, pays homage to the Mausoleum of Huangdi, also known as the Yellow Emperor, in Huangling county of Yan'an city, northwest China's Shaanxi province, April 4, 2009.

XI'AN – Some 10,000 Chinese from all over the world gathered on the traditional Tomb-Sweeping Day Saturday morning in front of the Mausoleum of the Huangdi, or the Yellow Emperor, to show their respects to him who is considered in Chinese mythology to be the ancestor of all Chinese.

[via Chinadaily]

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