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Qingming Festival Activities at Hunan Museum
2019-04-03 22:28:00  EnjoyChangsha  

Qingming literally means "Clear and bright". Qingming Festival or Tomb-sweeping Day falls on April 5 of the Western calendar. Qingming Festival is also one of the Chinese Twenty-four Solar Terms. This year people will enjoy a public holiday from April 5 to 7.

Qingtuan, or green rice balls, are usually made from glutinous rice mixed with pounded mugwort -an edible wild herb. It's a custom to eat Qingtuan during the Qingming Festival in China.

Time: April 5 - April 7(10:00-11:30; 14:30-16:00)

Participants: Families with kids aged 7-9 years old(One child + one parent)

Reservation: Online

How to visit: Please enter the hall of Hunan Museum Education Center from “Student channel”, and then register at the entrance after showing your reservation information and ID Card. After the registration, the instructor will guide you to the venue.

Educational activities are free of charge.
Each family is encouraged to prepare a small cake or snack in advance to exchange with other families.
The sign-in time is 9:30-9:50 and 14:00-14:20.
Each person can make an appointment for one activity only.
If you cannot attend on time, please cancel the reservation before the activity starts.

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