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What time is the Qingming Festival in 2018? 4:12 on April 5

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

around April 5 of the Gregorian calendar every year, people enter the Qingming solar term of "fine wind blows willow catkins and new fire starts kitchen smoke". At this time, spring is full, the sky is clear and the four fields are clear. The so-called "Qi is clear and everything is clear", so the ancients called it "Qingming". Then let Lao Huangli introduce to you the time of Qingming Festival in 2018.


Q: what time is the Tomb Sweeping Day in 2018? A: the Tomb Sweeping Day in 2018 is 4:12:43 on April 5.

the 108th day after the winter solstice is the Qingming solar term. The Qingming solar term lasts for 15 days. Qingming, as a solar term, is after the spring equinox. At this time, winter has gone, spring is full of energy, the weather is clear, the four fields are bright and clean, and nature shows vitality everywhere. It is an appropriate word to call this period "Qingming".


in the ancient concept, 108 represents a perfect, auspicious, long-term and profound number. It has a deep meaning to put Qingming on the 108th day after the winter solstice. Qingming gets its name not only because everything grows clean and clean at this time, but also because the sun in this period is also a fresh sun. The Yang Qi flowing between heaven and earth in this period is also a fresh Yang Qi.

Almanac: "on the 15th day after the spring equinox, dou Zhiding is Qingming, when everything is clean and clear, when the cover is covered, when the air is clear and the scenery is bright, everything is obvious, so it is named." as soon as Qingming comes, the temperature rises, which is a good season for spring farming, so it is said that "melons and beans are planted before and after Qingming".


Qingming Festival was only the name of a solar term at first, and finally became the Qingming Festival to commemorate our ancestors. It is said to be related to the cold food festival. In history, Duke Wen of Jin set the day after the cold food festival as the Tomb Sweeping Day. In 1935, the government of the Republic of China set April 5 as the national holiday, also known as the national Tomb Sweeping Day. Qingming Festival is one of the important "eight festivals of the year" in China.

Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Spring Festival and Mid Autumn Festival are known as the four traditional festivals in China. On May 20, 2006, the Qingming Festival declared by the Ministry of culture was approved to be included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage list. Qingming Festival is the most important sacrificial festival in China. It is a day for people to worship their ancestors and sweep tombs. Today's Qingming Festival is a legal holiday in China. People enjoy a three-day legal holiday on this festival.

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