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  • Flowers, cakes and dance mark Double Ninth Festival


    Sunday marks the Double Ninth Festival, or the Chongyang Festival, a traditional Chinese event that falls on the 9th day of the 9th month of the lunar calendar each year. In Chinese traditions, it's a day to show respect and love to the elderly.

  • Centuries-old temple remains undisturbed


    Lingyan Temple has been one of the four most important temples in China since it was built more than 1,600 years ago in Jinan, Shandong province. Its peak lasted from the Tang Dynasty (618-907) to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when it had more than 50 large buildings and over 500 monks.

  • Horse lover rescues the Bohai from extinction


    Now he is working on improving the qualities of the breed to make it more suitable for equestrian competitions.

  • Sea landscapes glimmer in Zhang's paintings


    Oil painter Zhang Chongqing, 85, born and raised in the scenic coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province, zooms in on the diversity of sea landscapes in his works.

  • 2567th birthday of Confucius marked around China


    People dressed in traditional Chinese costume play an ancient Chinese musical instrument at a ceremony to mark the 2567th birthday of Confucius.

  • National flora trade fair opens in Qingzhou


    The 16th China (Qingzhou) Flora Trade Fair kicked off on Sept 28 in Qingzhou, a county-level city in Weifang, East China's Shandong province.

  • Festival marks Confucius's 2,567th birthday in Shandong


    The 2016 Qufu International Confucius Cultural Festival as well as an award ceremony and memorial event honoring Confucius has kicked off in Qufu.