The Hungry Ghost Festival
Hungry Ghost Festival, is the name of Taoism, secular folk called July half, July 15, ancestor worship festival, Buddhism is called the Obon Festival.
Festival customs mainly include ancestor worship, river lanterns, sacrificial spirits, burning paper ingots, sacrificial land, etc.
Its birth can be traced back to ancestral spirit worship and related time offerings in ancient times.
July is auspicious month, filial piety month, July half is the folk early autumn to celebrate the harvest, reward the earth festival, there are a number of crops mature, folk according to the custom to sacrifice ancestors, with new rice and other offerings, to the ancestors report autumn.
The festival is a traditional cultural festival to remember our ancestors, and its cultural core is to respect our ancestors and show filial piety.