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The festival usually begins on April 4th or 5th, but activities may start as early as 10 days prior.

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Filial piety is a central aspect of traditional Chinese culture, so it should come as no surprise that this is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the Sebayang raya dating Kingdom. Legend states that a man named Jie Zitui, a loyal servant of a Chinese lord, helped his lord survive through exile. In order to prevent his lord from starving to death, Jie cut meat from his own leg and fed it to his lord.

Surviving this ordeal, the lord returned to power 19 years later. Sometime later, the lord remembered Jie and felt regretful about forgetting.

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The lord intended to reward Jie, but by the time he found him, Jie had passed away. To honor the life and death of Jie, the lord established Ching Ming as a holiday to commemorate the dead. One of the most Sebayang raya dating festival activities is kite flying.

During the day, people fly kites of various colors to celebrate spring.

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