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Chinese enjoy springtime in 1st "official" Qingming holiday

source:xinhua release date:2008/04/09 hits:228

Tourists view pear blossoms in Liangli township of Dangshan county, Suzhou city of Anhui province, April 4, 2008. Apart from tomb sweeping, a lot of people throughout China went for an outing to enjoy the springtime in the Qingming Festival holiday from April 4 to 6 this year. It is the first time that the Qingming Festival that falls on April 4 or 5, has been considered a national holiday. (Xinhua Photo)

Vehicles taking tourists to the pear blossom site queue up in Liangli township of Dangshan county, Suzhou city of Anhui province, April 4, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

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