Home World News Ma Ying-jeou paid homage to his present relatives six times to raise his national consciousness by paying homage to his ancestors at the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor.

Ma Ying-jeou paid homage to his present relatives six times to raise his national consciousness by paying homage to his ancestors at the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor.

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Ma Ying-jeou paid homage to his present relatives six times to raise his national consciousness by paying homage to his ancestors at the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor.

former PresidentMa Ying-jeouThe visiting delegation today participated in the public memorial ceremony of the Xuanyuan Yellow Emperor in Mainland China’s “Jiachen (2024) Qingming Festival. Ma Ying-jeou has participated in remote memorial ceremonies for the Yellow Emperor’s tomb six times in the past This is his first time attending a public commemoration ceremony in person, conveying the position that the people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are one Chinese nation.

Huangdi Xuanyuan is considered the common ancestor of the Chinese nation. Every year during the Qingming Festival, the Mainland China Association holds a public memorial ceremony at the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor in Qiaoshan, Huangling County, Shaanxi Province, to show that all Chinese at home and abroad have “common roots and ancestors”. Are. Apart from the presence of national leaders, a large number of compatriots from home and abroad will also make a special trip to visit the mausoleum to pay homage to their ancestors.

In 2005, then-KuomintangJiang Xiaoyan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, was invited to attend the ceremony. Later, Lien Chan, Wu Boxiong, Jiang Bingkun and other senior KMT officials, as well as New Party Chairman Yu Muming and People First Party Chairman James Soong, all went to the Yellow Emperor’s Mausoleum to participate in the public memorial ceremony.

Taiwan has also held remote memorial ceremonies for the Yellow Emperor’s tomb in the past. It is held every year during the Tomb-Cleansing Festival at the National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine in Yuanshan.Ministry of InteriorThe tall man represents the officer. However, during his eight years as president, Ma Ying-jeou broke tradition and personally visited the Yellow Emperor’s tomb six times, indicating the importance he gave to the Yellow Emperor’s mausoleum. By 2017, the Ministry of the Interior canceled the ceremony and merged it with the Spring Festival celebration at the same time, citing Taiwan’s subjectivity.

Ma Ying-jeou’s participation in the public memorial ceremony of Xuanyuan Huangdi this time is considered one of the highlights of his visit to mainland China. According to China Daily, the public memorial ceremony was co-sponsored by the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, the Shaanxi People’s Government, the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, and the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese. The theme of “Creating a solid sense of community for the Chinese nation and embarking on a new journey of Chinese-style modernization”, placing emphasis on tracing the origins and roots and enhancing the solidarity of the Chinese nation.

Hong Kong reported on 01 that Ma Ying-jeou led a delegation to Shaanxi to pay tribute at the Tomb of the Yellow Emperor, continuing his practice of constantly calling himself “Chinese” and hoping that the public memorial service would reflect the spirit of Taiwanese society. Identity may change further.

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