When Chen Xiulin flew a military plane into mushroom clouds to collect air samples after a nuclear explosion experiment in 1966, he had no idea that he would become a master sculptor one day.
China will hasten the process of building cultural centers in countries along the ancient Silk Road as part of an expansion plan for such institutes.
The Shandong Cultural Exchange Festival opened in the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Memorial Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Jan 29.
Ukraine's Kiev Theater paid a visit to Jinan, Shandong province, and performed the full-length ballet classicThe Nutcracker at the city's Lishan Theater, on Jan 7.
Qingdao will be holding the 4th China International Violin Competition, at its Grand Theater, Oct 16-29.
A delegation from relative departments of Shandong visited Poland to promote cultural exchanges.
Twenty scholars signed a pledge to foster awareness of human welfare at the third Nishan Forum on World Civilizations that closed on Friday in Jinan, Shandong province.