Chinese-Cambodian families head home to mark Ching Ming Festival
| Publication date 04 April 2017 | 15:42 ICT
Today marks the last day of celebrations for Ching Ming Festival – the 2,500-year-old “tomb-sweeping” holiday, so called because families clean and adorn their ancestors’ graves. The festival, one of the year’s most important holidays for the Chinese-Cambodian community, officially lasts three days but often is celebrated for as long as a week. The Post joined some of the many families making pilgrimages back to their hometowns bearing food, decorative paper, incense and other offerings for the deceased. Read the full story here.