The Zhongyuan festival, commonly known as Halloween, shigu, seven and a half, Buddhism called O-bon festival. With the new year’s Eve, Tomb-sweeping Day, Chongyang Festival three Festival is a traditional festival China worship, is also popular in the cultural circle countries Chinese characters traditional culture festival. Have put lanterns, burning paper Ghost Festival custom.
The 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar is known as the Spring Festival, Lantern Festival, has a long history; July 15th called ghost worship their ancestors; October 15th that Yuan Festival is eating cold food, sage memorial. In the 15th day of the seventh month of the Chinese lunar calendar, part of the ghost festival in July 14th.
The original is the ghost festival several autumn, mature crops, folk Anli to, with the new meters for the festival, to fall into the ancestors report. So every family Ghost Festival, ancestor worship, sacrifice ceremony and propriety. In July fifteen grave sweepers, ancestor worship. Overseas Chinese and overseas Chinese in the Qingming Festival, the winter solstice and this year, in the four section will send the number of pocket silver, otherwise it will be considered to be disrespectful to fathers, the elders of filial, wife of irresponsible good-for-nothing et al.
The legend of ghost festival will release all Hades ghosts, common folk worship ghost. Where are the new lost people, were going to have a new grave, usually in the places have become one of the largest folk festival wandering souls, the festival China.