Ashes to ashes, Bones to iPhones: Qingming Festival in Modern Culture and Classical Text

China celebrates one of its many public holidays today, though this one sounds of the more macabre sort. Qingming Festival, as it’s known in China and other parts of Southeast Asia, where it’s celebrated, also goes by the names “Tomb Sweeping Day” and “Bone Polishing Day.” Don’t worry; it doesn’t entail dusting off femurs or…

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