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  • Shoemaker, 85, sews ‘tiger’ wish for children


    Tiger-head shoes, with their bright colors and intricate patterns, is a traditional wearing for children in China symbolizing good wishes.

  • Folk artist and his dough modellings


    Kan made dough modellings of 12 zodiac animals to greet the upcoming Chinese lunar new year, which falls on Feb 16, 2018.

  • Over 130 pottery works displayed at pottery exhibition in Shandong


    Over 130 pottery works, made by artists from more than 30 colleges and universities in China, are displayed during the exhibition.

  • Vivid wicker-made animals on show in Shandong


    The Fourth China (Linshu) Wickerwork Trade Fair is becoming a "zoo", with the wicker crafts on display resembling a variety of animals.

  • The language of wood


    For about 20 years, Zhou Ning has lived in the countryside in East China's Shandong province, dedicating himself to one thing - chiseling blocks of wood.

  • Wheat straw becomes art


    67-year-old Zhang Chongsheng turns wheat straw into works of art in Jinan, East China's Shandong province. Zhang has created art from straw for more than 40 years. Due to his artistic achievements, Zhang was certified as a "folk master of arts and crafts" and straw art was listed as intangible cultural heritage in Jinan.

  • Sugar painting artist sweetens students' activity class


    Li Qingwu, a fifth-generation inheritor of Mount Tai sugar painting created a great sensation for kids at Qili Primary School in Tai'an, Shandong province during his visit to the school on Oct 24.