Trillium Learning - Global Language & Culture Project Dong-men Primary School, Taipei, Taiwan Danny Yang Chinese Ghost Festival.
Why? The Chinese believes that the dead will become ghosts roaming between Heaven and earth.
The“Ghost Month” In July on the Chinese calendar, we celebrate this festival because of thetraditional Chinese ethic of “universal love” . Ghost Gate opened at July 1st. In the special month,we worship the ghosts, until July 30th.
How to worship? In Taiwan,we will kill pigs and goats in Ghost Festival .We offer wine and meat to ancestors and ghosts with a large table. Chinese Ghost activities are also held at this time around the island, crowned by the grand Keelung Ghost Day Ceremony.
Taboo We will use fruits to worship their ancestors and ghosts, some fruits can worship, but some fruits can’t. For example: 1.bananas 2.tomatos 3.Pineapples 4.Pears
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