WHAT'S YOUR CONNECTION?: Japanese trend of mourning *RERUN
Vietnamese traditionally visit their ancestors' graves in January and February, before the Lunar New Year. Now that their country is enjoying economic growth, some families are purchasing elaborate gravesites for their loved ones. In this episode, we answer a listener's question about graves in Japan: "How do Japanese show respect for their ancestors? Have things changed?" Vietnamese announcer Phan Quynh Hoa talks about the situation in Japan, where the overall population is growing older and graves are becoming more compact.