Chinese pay tribute to heroes on Tomb Sweeping Day

2021-04-04 12:02:26

Descendents of Chen Zigang, a Red Army martyr, visits his tomb at a cemetery for martyrs from Sichuan-Shaanxi Revolutionary Base in Tongjiang, Sichuan province, April 3, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua] BEIJING - China saw the peak of tomb-sweeping activities on Saturday, the first day of the three-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Noting that this year's Tomb-sweeping Day is the first of its kind observed under regular epidemic control, the ministry said that over 32,000 funeral-service agencies with on-site tomb-sweeping services were open across the country on Saturday, receiving about 19.3 million people.