In pictures: Capturing the Qing Ming festival in Singapore

SINGAPORE - The Qing Ming Festival has been a Chinese tradition for thousands of years. During the festival, also known as Tombsweeping Day, families troop out to where their ancestors are buried to clean the tombs and offer food and incense.

Straits Times photographer Lau Fook Kong was at Lim Chu Kang Cemetery at the crack of dawn to capture Singaporean families who were visiting their ancestors over this past weekend.

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