Guangzhou, March 3 (ZXS) -- The 18 "Reading the History of the Xinhai Revolution in Guangzhou" Qingming Festival was launched on the 2023th. In the morning of the same day, the staff of the Xinhai Revolution Memorial Hall, teachers and students of Guangzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology and Trade, and citizen representatives paid homage to seven cemeteries, including the Xingzhong Hui Cemetery, the Deng Yinnan Tomb, the Wu Hanzhi Tomb, and the Tomb of the Five Martyrs of Overseas Chinese, deeply remembering the revolutionary martyrs.

At 9 o'clock on the same day, the first stop of the festival kicked off at the Xingzhong Club Cemetery on Xianlie South Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou. All the participants stood solemnly, presented flowers and bowed to the tombstones of the ancestors, and then used the "Reading the History of Xinhai in Guangzhou" mini program to relive the history of the Xinhai Revolution.

"The history of the Xinhai Revolution should be remembered, and today's young people should understand this history." Ding Xiling, dean of the Marxist College of Guangzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology, said. Liu Dunren, grandson-in-law of Xinhai Revolution martyr Wu Hanzhi, said: "I am grateful to these young descendants for being able to express their emotions in the martyrs' cemetery. As the families of the martyrs, we are innumerable. ”

"Our ancestors threw down their heads and shed their blood for the independence and self-improvement of the motherland, fearlessly sacrificed, and fought for the revolution. Now that the country is prosperous and the people are strong, and the people live and work in peace and contentment, we should all the more remember the hardships and hardships on the road of struggle and the fighting spirit of our forefathers. Ouyang Danni, director of the Xinhai Revolution Memorial Hall, said that in order to carry forward the spirit of the Xinhai Revolution and remember the deeds of the ancestors, the memorial hall began to plan and organize the Qingming Festival of "Reading the History of the Xinhai Revolution in Guangzhou" in 2017.

In the past few years, in addition to the continuous updating of the list of places to worship martyrs, the Xinhai Revolution Memorial Hall has also actively explored the diversity of worship methods. Among them, in 2020, the memorial hall launched the "Reading the History of Xinhai in Guangzhou" mini program for the first time, advocating the combination of online and offline ritual sweeping to further expand the group of participants in the festival cleaning activities.

According to reports, the Qingming Festival clean-up activities held by the Xinhai Revolution Memorial Hall this year were carried out online and offline at the same time. Among them, 3 tomb sweeping activities are planned to be held offline, and 3 memorial sweeping routes, including Guangzhou Martyrs Route, Yuexiu Baiyun Tianhe Line and Galaxy Martyrs' Cemetery Line, are set up, and a total of 40 cemeteries are cleaned, involving more than 3,27 martyrs. The in-person festival will last until March <>. (End)