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Poll Reveals that 90% Citizens in Hengyang Are in favor of Civilized Sacrifice on Ghost Festival
From:www.chinadaily.com | Date Add in:2017-10-13 13:35:27 [A  A]

With the end of the “the publicity week of civilized sacrifice of Ghost Festival”in Hengyang, the result of the poll initiated by Hengyang Funeral Reform Office revealed that, citizens generally approve of the proposal advocated by the government to use flowers, offering toast, web offerings and other modern civilizations.



It is reported that a total of 2000 questionnaires were issued and 1836 were recovered.The survey shows that 90.4% of the public support civilized sacrifice, and agree to burn less money paper or not to burn money paper.77.6% of the public are very familiar with or are generally familiar with ghost festival. Most of them were informed by word of mouth from their elders.


85.2% of the people in the community carry out sacrificial activities for the memory of ancestors, the fear of ghosts or because people around to do so. 48.1% of the public think that it is significant that the the Ghost Festival be preserved as a tradition of China.


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