Sun, sea, sand, music and beer are ushering in a carnival spirit in Qingdao, Shandong province, which is holding its 27th beer festival from Aug 4-27. Six of Qingdao's districts and sub-cities will offer venues for visitors to try out more than 200 different beers from around the world.
For audience members who do not speak Chinese, it would have required a leap of faith to buy a ticket to a show in the United Kingdom advertised as "Mandarin language".
A painting exhibition gathering works by rising stars in Shandong province's art world opened on July 30 at the Chongqing Art Museum in Chongqing, Southwest China.
China's first ever Eurochestries Festival, which opened on July 27, is in full swing in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao.
At the end of last month, Craig Allen Ruhstorfer offered another 400 milliliters of blood, unpaid, to a donation service station in Pingdu, a county-level city in Shandong province.
An international wind music festival is showcasing Shinan district in Qingdao, a coastal city in East China's Shandong province, as an important center for the art. The event, which starts on Wednesday and will end on Sunday, consists of two projects - a wind music summit and an oboe art festival. It has attracted many oboe masters and wind music experts.
Coming-of-age ceremonies are infused with meanings to modern teens.