April 5th is Qingming Festival. The Qingming or Ching Ming Festival, also known as Tomb-Sweeping Day, is a traditional Chinese festival. The Qingming Festival is an opportunity for celebrants to remember and honor their ancestors at the grave sites. Young and old pray to the ancestors, sweep the tombs and offer food, tea, wine, joss paper, and libations to the ancestors.
MES China office will be closed on this day.